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2012-08-12 23:01:16

Poor economic conditions and massive toy recalls battered the industry in recent years. However, the outlook promises to be better for toy and game manufacturers. As disposable income rises, consumers will be more willing to purchase toys at the retail level, which in turn will drive up demand for manufacturers. Nevertheless, obstacles remain in the form of increasing price pressures from large retailers and continuing import competition from China. For these reasons, industry research firm...

2012-08-10 23:00:19

I Am A Stuffed Animal releases statement on importance of gifts and toys suitable for all ages. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 On August 10, 2012, unique gifts and toy manufacturer and distributor released a statement on the importance of toys suitable for people of all ages following the recent actions of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in its efforts to ensure the recalls of various toys on the market. In the wake of these events, unique gift and toy manufacturer, I Am...

2012-08-09 23:01:18

Following an article from The New York Times indicating that toys begin to instill gender stereotypes in children at a very young age, I Am A Stuffed Animal releases statement endorsing products that can be enjoyed by girls and boys alike. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 On August 9, 2012, funny gifts manufacturer and distributor, I Am A Stuffed Animal (IAASA), released a statement endorsing toys that can be enjoyed by boys and girls alike following an article from The New York Times...

2012-08-07 22:20:53

WAYNE, N.J., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, millions watched as the popular novel, The Hunger Games, became a global phenomenon from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF). In anticipation of The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-ray release on Saturday, August 18, Toys"R"Us(®) stores across the country will serve as the go-to destination for fans of the first movie based on the popular trilogy to find the latest products inspired by The Hunger Games. Mockingjay pins that match the one worn by...

2012-07-26 23:00:51

Prize #13 of the 20 Big Prizes From K´NEX® Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 K´NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, is pleased to announce the launch of K´NEX´S “Win a $500 Toys “R” Us ® Gift Card” sweepstakes. From July 26, 2012 at 9:00am EST through August 9, 2012 at 3:59pm EST, K´NEX fans can enter for their chance to win a $500 Toys “R” Us ® Gift Card. Hopeful...

2012-07-25 23:01:03

Following a recent story from The Telegraph describing the order to remove children toys from doctor offices on an account of potential contamination, I Am A Stuffed Animal responds to this order. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 On July 25, 2012, funny gifts manufacturer and distributor, I Am A Stuffed Animal, released a statement in response to the removal of children play toys in doctor offices. Toys, specifically those found in public play areas, are known to be contaminated with an...

2012-07-17 02:24:51

INDIANAPOLIS, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is asking children and families to choose their favorite toys as part of the museum's new project "100 Toys (& their Stories) that Define Our Childhood." This interactive program is organized by The Children's Museum to encourage children and significant adults in their lives to vote for their favorites from a list of 100 iconic and multi-generational toys from the museum's collection. These toys represent...

2012-07-11 23:03:30

Premier organic toy company's new brand promotes organic product integrity at a competitive price. Known for high quality organic toys, Apple Park launches new brand Organic Farm Buddies for wider audience to provide adorably affordable organic baby toys. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Apple Park, known for high quality organic baby toys and accessories, announced today its new brand, Organic Farm Buddies. Aimed at a wider audience and providing a lower price with the same high...

2012-07-10 10:29:31

MINNETONKA, Minn., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Welcome To Our Girlaxy(TM) Blip Toys announced today the highly anticipated July 2012 retail debut of O.O.T.W.(TM); a brand new world of imaginative fun that merges the collectability of the vinyl-mation doll craze with the irresistible design and classic play pattern of small dolls. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120710/CG38128) The O.O.T.W. Girls are "Out of This World" trendy and cute. Each girl has a dazzling...

2012-06-12 23:00:50

Contest Awards Three Creative Kids $5,000 Each Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, is excited to announce its 2013 K´NEXpert search which launched June 4th, 2012! The annual K´NEXpert search invites young builders to design a creative, original model made entirely from K´NEX parts. Three imaginative children will win $5,000. The age groups are 5 to 6-year-olds, 7 to 8-year-olds and 9 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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