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  • Nukotoys latest to link virtual games with physical toys

    Nukotoys latest to link virtual games with physical toys
    For the digitally obsessed youth of so-called Generation Z, what is the definition of a toy? That's the question that Rodger Raderman and Doug Penman set out to answer in 2009 when the two parents founded a company called Nukotoys in San Francisco. On...
  • Lego goes to the girls: New products feminist or sexist?

    Lego goes to the girls: New products feminist or sexist?
    Lego’s sales and profits are soaring as the rest of the toy market struggles – and it has girls to thank. Twice as many girl-centric Lego Friends sets were sold than expected in the first six months of the year, the Danish company said....
  • This Holiday's Hot Toy List

    This Holiday's Hot Toy List
    On Wednesday, retailer Toys"R" Us will announce its 2012 Holiday Hot Toy List. Adrienne O'Hara was here with a few selections named on the list. Here are the top 15 toys on Toys R Us' list. The complete list of 50 can be found at toysrus.com/hottoys....
  • Amazon, watch your back: Target, Best Buy to match online prices

    Target and other brick-and-mortar retailers are treating this holiday season as an offensive against online rivals such as Amazon.com, using tactics such as price-matching to win back dominance of the Christmas shopping season. Tired of being used as...
  • Dolls with benefits: Farrah Fawcett Barbie helps fight cancer

     
    The Farrah Fawcett Barbie is ready for sale, with proceeds going to benefit Fawcett's foundation, a cancer charity....
  • Consumer Confidential: Airline fees, hot toys, less Coke

     
    A USA Today survey of airline fees shows that some carriers have hit or surpassed the $400 mark for international passengers traveling with overweight baggage. Toys R Us is betting that 15 toys ranging from a flying, inflatable remote-control fish to tiny...
  • Top toys for the holiday season

     
    Time to Play's list of hot toys for the holiday season...
  • Mattel drops paper company linked to Indonesia deforestation

     
    Mattel responds to Greenpeace's Barbie-themed deforestation protest: Responding to a campaign by Greenpeace, toy giant Mattel, maker of the famed Barbie doll line, announced Wednesday that it will stop buying paper and packaging that the environmental...
  • Disney ‘FamilyFun’ magazine names top toys of 2011

     
    We still have weeks to go until Halloween, but already some of us have an eye on the winter holidays. If you’re ready to start shopping for the kids, check out Disney FamilyFun’s November issue, which hits shelves Tuesday. It features the...
  • Mattel reports solid third-quarter earnings

     
    Mattel reports third-quarter earnings; sales rise 9% thanks to strong Barbie sales...
  • Consumer Confidential: Thomas the Tank Engine bought, Harley recall

     
    Here's your maybe-baby Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: —Thomas the Tank Engine, meet Barbie. The company behind everyone's favorite talking train, Hit Entertainment, is being purchased by El Segundo's Mattel for $680 million...