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2014-02-18 08:28:32

Go! Go! Smart Animals(TM) Combine Traditional Play with Modern Technology NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, is expanding its best-selling and acclaimed Go! Go! Smart Wheels® product range with an assortment of 14 new playsets and vehicles, plus a storage case. The product line is also "going wild" with an entirely new extension - Go! Go! Smart...

2014-02-18 08:27:40

Editors select top picks for creativity, fun-factor, and more NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyFun magazine, part of Meredith Corporation's Parents Network, announced today that it has launched a new toy awards program, named "FamilyFun Toy Fair Favorites." Inspired by the new and innovative toys that are displayed this year at the 111th annual American International Toy Fair®, FamilyFun magazine's editorial team has chosen their twenty favorites. Editors looked at hundreds of...

2014-02-17 23:03:24

Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s largest children’s toy entertainment company, is pleased to announce that it will re-launch the iconic construction brand, Meccano-Erector, this fall at Toys“R”Us®, the nation’s leading dedicated toy and juvenile retailer. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s largest children’s toy entertainment company, is pleased to announce that it will re-launch the iconic construction brand, Meccano-Erector, this fall at...

2014-02-17 16:20:59

Entertainment, Age Compression, and Evolving Retail Landscape are Top of Mind in 2014, as Told to Jim Silver of TTPM, the #1 Source for All Things Play NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief executive officers from the four leading toy manufacturers preview the industry outlook for the year ahead in a video released today by TTPM (TimetoPlayMag.com), the #1 source for all things play. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-02-15 12:22:20

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailor Toys LLC, creators of the PowerUp® Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit, will showcase three of their innovative products -- PowerUp® 3.0, PowerUp® 2.0, and the PowerUp® Boat -- at the American International Toy Fair, the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere. The convention will take place at the Javits Center in New York City from February 16-19, 2014, where Shai Goitein -- founder of PowerUp® Toys...

2014-02-12 23:01:23

Little Pim Founder Julia Pimsleur to Present at Walmart |Women in Toys Panel and Digital Kids Conference; Nominated for Wonder Women in Licensing & Entertainment New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Little Pim promises to make a big impact on this year’s 111th American International Toy Fair at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The award-winning foreign language learning program for young children will debut its expanded product line at Booth #5936. Additionally, CEO and Founder...

2014-02-11 08:27:50

Industry Giant Continues to Redefine Playtime With New Creative, Innovative and Whimsical Toys NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGA Entertainment, the country's largest, independently owned toy company, is introducing new additions to its family of leading, fun-creating brands at the 2014 American International Toy Fair. The company will shine the spotlight on its spring line-up for the Lalaloopsy(TM), Mooshka(TM), Moxie Girlz(TM), and Little Tikes® families. Lalaloopsy(TM), one of...

2014-02-10 23:03:50

Adult sex toys, adult gifts and novelty items are facing increased fame in the market; however, they often come with risks attached. Honey Gifts offers safe and healthy items at http://honeygifts.com/. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Leading Health Experts in Canada have designed and tested the new product, We-Vibe 4 by Honey Gifts and endorsed it as safe to use and environment friendly for Canadian and other markets. Known widely as a provider of high quality,...

2014-01-30 08:28:20

In-Store and Online Awareness Program Amplifies Company's Commitment as a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and Seeks Customers' Support in Helping Athletes Go for the Gold this June WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its commitment as a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, Toys"R"Us today announced the February 1 launch of a nationwide in-store and online awareness campaign encouraging its customers to support the...

2014-01-29 23:24:03

2014 Product Line Includes Launch of 2 New Brands Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, will be introducing its 2014 product line to retailers and media during American International Toy Fair®, being held February 16th through the 19th in New York City at the Javits Center. The 2014 K’NEX product line includes over 25 inspiring additions to popular product lines such as, K’NEX Building Sets,...


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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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