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The Daily News, Friday, February 19, 2021
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Richard Gottlieb -- Toy Industry Expert Richard Gottlieb -- Toy Industry Expert
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: New York, NY
Friday, February 19, 2021

 
News from Retail, Marketing & the World of Kids:

Retail Sales Showed A Sharp Increase In January

Walmart Big Spending on E-commerce and Pay Hikes Is Smart

Walmart rides soaring holiday demand to beat same-store sales estimates

Amazon Air will have a ‘growth spurt’ this spring and could eventually resemble an airline, study says

Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening

Keep on growing is Target’s mantra as chain announces leadership moves – RetailWire

These Are the Top Toy Trends of 2021

HBO Max AVOD Plans Remain Under Wraps, But Kids & Family Upfront Splash Points The Way

New YouTube. YouTube Kids, and YouTube TV features for 2021

News from ChizComm Clients (Earned PR):

How long can you keep this $20 Tamagotchi alive?

10 Best tamagotchi for 2021

My Favorite Puzzle in my Collection 2021!!!
 
AD/GIFTED How adorable are these brand new @vippetsofficial VIP Pets Mini Fans?

Happy Wednesday friends! Look how adorable is our second @vippetsofficial that we unboxed from our giveaway prize! ??

The Toy Association – The Toy Association’s 2021 Toy Trends Briefing

Figures – REVIEW: PlayMonster Snap Ships Drone Fusion

Anb Media – PlayMonster Face Paintoos Launch Disney & Marvel Kits

Disenchantment | Unboxing Exclusive Surprise Box 2021| Netflix

HexBug MoBots Voice Changing Sidekick Ramblez and MiMix Unboxing Toy Review | TadsToyReview

Lauramueseler – Morning race! Having so much fun with these Glow Racers!

Jemarqueshogue – This little guys imagination is the best. Last night, we transformed our living room area into a race car area with @sunnydaysent cars.

disneyprincess_paisley – This Glow Racer is perfect for kids who like to kick their playtime into high gear

Country Living – 37 Best Board Games for Kids in 2021

We Are Teachers – 24 Great Card Games and Board Games for the Preschool Classroom

fsmmedia – If you have spent any time on my feed then you know I am a fan of the horror and the dark side of the entertainment world

toytherapy -ASMR Wacky Packages Unboxing!

Jane TV – World’s Smallest Mystery Item #33 (YouTube Exclusive)

MonsterJamOCD – WORLD’S SMALLEST HOT WHEELS MONSTER TRUCKS!

ANB Media – Wacky Packages Minis Series 2 Launches this Month

Tashak912 – Thank you @superimpulse Series 2 Wacky Packages are out now!
 

News from Toy Companies:
Mattel Television Announces Two New Barbie® Specials Premiering in 2021

Sega of America, JAKKS Pacific and Disguise teams up as official partner for ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ movie branded toy product lines

DISGUISE EXPANDS COSTUME LINEUP WITH UNIVERSAL BRAND DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO

Batman Transforming Batcave and RC Batmobile Revealed by Spin Master (Exclusive)

LEGO buys Calgary man’s virtual creation as the first fan-made story placed into development

Kinder launches Applaydu – a new mobile app which brings toys to life through augmented reality

Science Gifts for Kids: Toys, Kits & More
Nintendo leans on DC, Star Wars for Switch games

News from Entertainment, Gaming and Licensing:

Disney’s ‘Cruella’ goes up in flames in new trailer

WarnerMedia Upfronts: Cartoon Network, HBO Max ‘Redraw Your World’ with More Kids Content

WarnerMedia Will Push for Preschool Audiences in Bid to Draw Views to HBO Max

ViacomCBS Faces an Uphill Climb as It Prepares to Unveil Its Paramount Plus Streamer

‘Paw Patrol,’ ‘Blue’s Clues’ Among Nickelodeon Preschool Renewals

HBO Max is ordering way more kids’ content to compete with Netflix and Disney Plus

Is WandaVision repeating one of Marvel’s biggest mistakes?

Sesame Workshop and WarnerMedia partner on new pre-school series about toy blocks
 
Studiocanal confirms Paddington 3 is underway ‘with the utmost craft and care’

Richard Gottlieb

Global Toy Experts / Global Toy News

646 675 3019

richard@globaltoyexperts.com

 

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