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King of Kitsch: Meet the Company Behind Big Mouth Billy Bass and a Dozen Other Novelty Items From Your Childhood
Gemmy Industries' chief executive explains how the company continues to crank out the cheesy magic year after year.
They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up.
Talk about a pivot. Sanrio received a boatload of publicity yesterday with the revelation that Hello Kitty is not, in fact, a cat.
As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.
Our finalists have created everything from the world's first Twitter-based advertising agency to a toy startup that purports to be the 'Netflix for Legos.'
Hasbro and the online marketplace Shapeways said their team-up marks the first time that a major global company has opened up its intellectual property for fan-made products.
Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging and fickle industry.
Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs.
That's right: female Lego figurines will soon do more than shop and go to the beach.
Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard.
Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
Barbie is now an entrepreneur. But what business is she running? Would you invest?
At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss.
With its new 'The Lego Movie' out in theaters, a look at how the company skirted financial breakdown.
With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers.
The legal battle continues over the toy maker's use of 'Girls' in a video that went viral.
A look at how Green Toys brought sustainability into business production.
What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business.
A startup that invented the world's first smartphone-controlled ball and that's just the beginning.
Tegu puts toys to work to build a better future for homeless kids.
For Mary Doherty Ellroy, there's no business like the toy business.
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