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  • Monopoly tokens: Out with the iron, in with the cat, Hasbro says

    The cat’s in the Monopoly bag, with a new feline token chosen to replace the tiny iron statuette voted out of the popular property-inspired board game this week. Fans of the wheelbarrow and shoe tokens can now breathe easy -- the pieces will...
  • Girl, 13, gets Hasbro to make gender-neutral Easy-Bake oven

    Girl, 13, gets Hasbro to make gender-neutral Easy-Bake oven
    McKenna Pope, the 13-year-old girl who petitioned toy maker Hasbro for an Easy-Bake oven suitable for both girls and boys, will get what she’s been asking for. After meeting with the New Jersey girl at its Rhode Island headquarters Monday,...
  • Target's holiday plan: Win moms with QR codes, exclusive toys

    Retailers are fighting hard this Christmas to beat the competition, and Target is the latest to unveil its plan to win over the holiday hordes: Go digital. Come Oct. 14, the chain will begin prominently showcasing its Top 20 toys in its brick-and...
  • Ivy vases were trendy in the Twenties

    Q: This jar was given to a family member as a wedding gift in the 1920s. What can you tell me about it? It appears to have had a stopper, which is gone. A: Seen in a photo sent, the reader has what looks to be a vase, where an amethyst glass ball is...
  • Moms stomp on Skechers over Daddy'$ Money sneakers line for teens

    Moms stomp on Skechers over Daddy'$ Money sneakers line for teens
    Skechers, the Manhattan Beach footwear maker, has a new line of shoes targeted at teen girls, retailing at stores such as DSW and Dillard’s. Sounds normal, until this: The collection is called “Daddy’$ Money.” The sneakers have...
  • Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?

    Days before Black Friday is a less than ideal time for Elmo, the inspiration for some of the most popular toys ever created, to have his name associated with allegations of sexual misconduct. Depending on who’s being asked, the resignation of Elmo...
  • Sriracha potato chips? Lay's offers three flavors for fan vote

    Three new Lay's potato chip flavors will hit grocery stores next week. Only one will prevail and be added as a new chip flavor to Lay's product line. Frito-Lay launched a promotional campaign titled "Do Us a Flavor," in which consumers nominated...
  • Monopoly: Which piece will get the boot? (Probably not the boot)

     
    Have a soft spot for one of the eight classic playing pieces from Monopoly? Then it's time to act, because ......
  • FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network

    FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network
    The pitch meeting wasn't going as planned. John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa, founders of entertainment business incubator FactoryMade Ventures, wanted movie director Robert Rodriguez to help them create an English-language cable network for Latinos....
  • Jakks Pacific is playing catch-up with toy-making rivals

    Jakks Pacific is playing catch-up with toy-making rivals
    For the last 18 years, Jakks Pacific Inc. has been a player in the ultra-competitive Southern California toy-making business, up against the likes of giant Mattel Inc. in El Segundo and others. But Jakks' roster of toys — including the Smurfs,...
  • Tongal, Spitfire Enter Film Crowdfunding Game with Documentary Contest

    Backing a movie on crowdsourcing platforms like Indiegogo or Kickstarter is a fairly simple process: You give your money and walk away, providing little to no creative input on how the project gets made. Tongal is taking a different approach over the...