Day three of the annual weeklong Toy & Game International Innovation Summit organized by People of Play (formerly Chicago Toy & Game Group) focused on entertainment tie-ins within the toy, game, and play industries.
The annual weeklong Toy & Game International Innovation Summit organized by People of Play (formerly Chicago Toy & Game Group) continued on Tuesday, November 17. Day Two focused on the retail side of the toy, game, and play industries.
Collectors Weekly, an online resource for collectors of vintage treasures, writes about one couple’s incredible Johnson Smith collection. Toy Tales editor-in-chief Todd Coopee contributes his thoughts on the challenges of selling large personal collections.
In the article The Real Santa Claus Was An Eccentric Millionaire Toymaker, OZY.com takes a look at Louis Marx, the man behind Big Wheel, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, and a myriad of play sets and tin toys.
Good Housekeeping, the century-old publication for all things lifestyle related, published an article on their website that takes a look at the Easy-Bake Oven throughout the years. The article pays homage to the iconic toy oven with a visual history and brief overview of featured models.
Is Play-Doh the next big thing in the educational toy market? In this article from The Atlantic’s CityLab, Editor-in-Chief Todd Coopee contributes insight about how and why Play-Doh’s value as an educational toy is not so farfetched.