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The Daily News, Wednesday, January 20
Richard Gottlieb -- Toy Industry Expert Richard Gottlieb -- Toy Industry Expert
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: New York, NY
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

News from Retail, Marketing & the World of Kids:

Despite Covid, Holiday Retail Sales Beat Expectations Handily, the NRF Says

The business of play

Centre launches Toycathon initiative with aim to make India global toy manufacturing hub

Exploring 5 Top Retail Trends At NRF 2021

Ecommerce provided major boost for December retail sales

Walmart (WMT) U.S. E-Commerce CEO Steps Down, Stock Declines

Parler website is back online in limited form after Amazon cut hosting ties

Indigo Launches Mini Marché, An Exciting New Shop-In-Shop Concept to Support Small Canadian Businesses
  Mobile gaming up 9% among kids

‘Convince the gatekeepers’: How The Week Jr. is growing its U.S. subscriber base
  Breaking News: BTHA celebrates 2020 toy trade Superhero Awards

News from ChizComm Clients (Earned PR):

PlayMonster set to expand global presence with rebranding of Interplay UK

Eaextremefun – Where are the @barbie fans at? There is nothing @superimpulse can’t make mini, they turned the beloved Barbie Dream

play.live.repeat – Take a second and zoom in. The Dims!!!! Lame Boy! Hungry Jerk! I’m chuckling and it’s nearly 4 AM! I cannot wait for series two Wacky Packages Minis!

iheartreviewingstuff – Unboxing & Review is up on our YouTube channel only got 1 dupe I bought the pack

Meularnoseua – Make snack time exciting with these ideias. ???? @goliathgamesus

thirstymommy – Stealing gold from #RattlesnakeJake

Royal Legacy Pearls – ALL of her Edison’s and mini monsters she is giving away a very NICE goodie bag and 2-$10 codes!!! Every order get to play pop the pig, if he pops on your turn you get a free POP drawer!!!

Tabbyspantry – A huge thank you to @goliathgamesus we love our snow box. #snowmuchfunwithgoliath the Dino Crunch game is a blast.

adi_and_jimmy_toys – This weekend we had a snow storm and lost power. This was the perfect time to take out all the fun board games by @goliathgamesus

Briellaandme – Ravel Tales???? Briella loved unwinding series 2 @raveltales Sparklers. Series 2 launches 12 new sparkly Ravel Tales

Thebusymommylife – ?Ravel Tales Series 2!?

thepottercollector – Professor Slughorn’s hourglass

The Potter Collector – This has been on my wishlist for a while now

The Potter Collector – Professor Slughorn’s Hourglass by The Noble Collection | Harry Potter Replica Unboxing

kaylaspensieve – What house object is your favourite?

Yahoo: Medieval Madness Returns For ‘Disenchantment’ Season 3 on Netflix

Disenchantment Part 3 Shines in its Characters & Worldbuilding (Review

Disenchantment Season 3 Cast & Character Guide: What The Voice Actors Look Like

Disenchantment Season 3 Ending Explained & Spoiler Review

Disenchantment Press Box UNBOXING: What EXCLUSIVE Items Are Inside?

Cry Babies Magic Tears Tutti Frutti Series from IMC Toys

Cry Babies Magic Tears Kristal Exclusive Real Snow Making Igloo

40 Things Only ’90s Kids Will Remember

Evangelion Tamagotchi Second Impact Pre-Orders Live in USA

ONE PIECE Figurines SNEAK PEAK – Exclusive Bandai Interview

Mystery Toy Box: Junk Bots with Monster Jam dirt Squad Digz and Scoops

What To Expect From Disenchantment Season 4

Disenchantment PR Kit from Netflix Unboxing – The Fangirl #SHORTS

My 27th birthday! ?????? | Tamagotchi On Magical & Wonder Garden Vlog | January 12 – 17 | PandaBunny

10 Things ’90s Kids Wanted That Make Today’s Students LOL


Bandai America Dragon Ball Stars Broly & Gogeta Figure Pre-Orders

Bandai America X Nerd Stuff Central- Digimon, One Piece, and Gundam Interview

Playing the Neopets Adventure Generator in 2021

Yeti In My Spaghetti Game Unboxing Playing and Review | SPAGHETTI CHALLENGE | Fun Family Game

Laser Pegs Illuminated Construction Sets | Mega Truck, T-Rex, Chicken & Rooster

MSN Lifestyle – Popular foods launched in the year you were born

sassie_dolls – what are you doing with your bestie? mini vinyl player by @superimpulse

skeletors_henchman – World’s smallest Battle Cat.

VividToys&Games – Vivid Goliath brings classic games Pig Goes Pop and Gooey Louie home for 2021 portfolio

nimbusthewizard – Do you the prefer the Silver or Gold version of The Firebolt?

New ChizComm Blog: 

Generations! Identify First, Market Second


Join Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy® and Richard Gottlieb, president Global Toy Experts for the latest episodes of The Playground Podcast

News from Toy Companies:

Mattel honors poet Maya Angelou with Barbie doll

New LEGO Mario ‘Master Your Adventure Maker Set’ Is Available Now

Funko Fair 2021: All the details about this years virtual fair; check out

UK licensing agency Brand-Ward eyes toys, games and more for pre-school series Pikwik Pack

Bandai UK releases the Timber Tots Song amid ‘heavy investment plans’ for the retro ’70s toy line


New school: Award winning toy inventor Adam Borton and the launch of The Toy and Game School

News from Entertainment, Gaming and Licensing:

‘The Muppet Show’ Coming to Disney Plus in February

Disney’s Secret Weapon in the Battle for Streaming Dominance

Here are all the new Pixar projects coming to Disney+

BBC Studios Hires Paramount’s Dina Vangelisti As EVP Of Content Sales

5 Nickelodeon Series That Should Be Rebooted (& 5 That Already Have Been)

Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+ Face Reckoning With Churn

Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Netflix Today

Marvel, like ‘WandaVision,’ looks to the future while holding on to the past

DC Launches Huge DC Universe Infinite Platform | Screen Rant

TV Kids Festival Adds Panel on European Animation – TVKIDS

It’s okay to let kids play Fortnite during a global pandemic

‘The sky’s the limit on where this can go’ — The worlds of Fortnite and football collide
  Toei Animation Europe restructures

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