“I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a Toys “R” Us kid” is a jingle that inspires feelings of nostalgia for millions of Americans. Unfortunately, for kids today it looks like Toys “R” Us didn’t grow to meet changing consumer demands.
Few industries rival toys for the need to know what’s hot and what’s not. Buyers who stay abreast of the latest trends — from re-introduced classics to the latest innovations in tech toys — are one step ahead of the competition in being able to attract the attention of shoppers in their stores.
From the shores of Malibu to the snow-capped mountaintops of the Rockies and every destination in between, the latest souvenir trends are all featured at the International Gift Expo in the Smokies® (IGES)
Founded in 2001, IGES is an annual gift show in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN.
Kids are always after the newest and shiniest products they spot in advertisements or stores.
Fall Toy Preview® is The Toy Association’s marketplace where savvy decision-makers from mass, long-lead, independent and specialty retailers come to preview product for next year’s all-important holiday season.
Have fidget spinners peaked? It all started with a Forbes article last December naming fidget spinners the “must have office toy of 2017.”
BULQtm entered the liquidation space in 2015, but it’s far from new to the industry.
Urban Expositions strikes again. The tradeshow powerhouse returns to Sin City to host the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show September 13th – 16th at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Summer means blockbuster movie releases and 2017 is no exception. The long-awaited Wonder Woman movie debuted June 2nd and amassed over $100 million in domestic ticket sales during opening weekend.