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2012-11-19 12:25:05

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that LeapPad2(TM) and LeapsterGS(TM) were selected among the hundreds of entries received by the Toy Industry Association for the 2013 Toy of the Year Awards. LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet, was nominated in the categories of "Educational Toy of the Year," "Innovative Toy of the Year" and "Preschool Toy of the Year."...

2012-11-15 12:29:50

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer has announced the winners of the Meijer Next Great Toymaker contest. Wagon of Blocks by Circa Toys in Franklin, N.C. was named the winning toy for the 1-3 years age group and Stack & Stick Cozy Cabin by Peters' Group in Goshen, Ind. for the 4-8 years age group. The toys will be available exclusively on Meijer.com this holiday season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/CG13892-a) (Photo:...

2012-11-15 12:24:44

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The commercials are on the air and many parents are already starting to warn kids that Santa is watching to make them behave. Presents are being purchased and half of Americans (52%) say they will be purchasing toys as gifts this holiday season, while two in five (42%) will not and 6% are not sure. As one might expect, being a parent to someone under 18 impacts purchase intent considerably - three-quarters of these parents (77%) say they plan to...

2012-11-13 08:29:42

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced four of its award-winning products were named on Amazon's 2012 Holiday Toy List. Included on the prestigious list are LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet, LeapsterGS, the ultimate learning video game system, and the Touch Magic Learning Bus, a unique touch-enabled toy. Each year Amazon evaluates thousands of products and...

2012-11-01 07:25:59

WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys"R"Us(®) has unveiled its 2012 holiday advertising campaign, featuring a fun-filled series of broadcast commercials centered around a fictional newsroom and a team of cub reporters who are committed to bringing viewers up-to-the-minute news on where consumers can find the best values on the hottest toys this holiday season. Each broadcast opens with the station call letters "TRU" and the tagline, "all the toys, all the time!" Designed in...

2012-10-24 11:25:46

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. gear up for the November 8 worldwide debut of the new Angry Birds((TM)) Star Wars((TM) )app, Toys"R"Us(®) stores and Toysrus.com are ready to serve as the ultimate retail destination for consumers nationwide hoping to explore "A Galaxy Far, Far Away" with a new line of plush, board games, launchers and more. Gamers, collectors and pop culture enthusiasts eagerly awaiting the mashup of these two beloved...

2012-10-11 11:27:54

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As children begin to write their letters to Santa with care and parents start to devise their holiday shopping strategies, Toys"R"Us(®) today announced four emerging trends it expects to impact toy-buying decisions this holiday season. Representative of these top trends are toys based on tiny tots' favorite characters, kid-friendly tablets, "rad" playthings from the '80s that are making a comeback and items that offer fun light-up features. This...

2012-10-11 03:21:12

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys"R"Us, Inc. today announced that international shipping is now available for online orders on Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com to more than 60 countries across Asia, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, North America and South America. The company is providing this service to its customers in partnership with i-parcel, a leading international air express company that facilitates global shipping capabilities. With international shipping, the...

2012-10-11 04:00:42

WOD Toys, LLC Halloween Costume Contest Now Open till October 25th offering terrific prizes. Fitness Inspired Costumes encouraged. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 WOD Toys, LLC, a Seattle-based toy company, is sponsoring a unique costume contest this Halloween. Contestants are encouraged to dress up in fitness or health-related attire and use of WOD Toys in the photos is encouraged but not required. The contest is open to persons residing in the United States who are at least...

2012-10-05 23:02:00

Yourpleasurablesecrets.com, a provider of adult toys, is pleased to announce their inventory has increased to 70,000 adult toys and adult novelty items. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Yourpleasurablesecrets.com was first launched on July 2012 serving United States. They provide adult products at affordable prices to both men and women. Married couples or partners who want to spice up their intimate life or explore a fantasy, Yourpleasurablesecrets.com provides numerous sex toys to...


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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