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The Formula for a Thriving Product Business
There are four factors successful entrepreneurs have in common. The man behind a recent Kickstarter campaign for a new set of games provides a great example.
Toys 'R' Us Slammed for Selling 'Breaking Bad' Dolls With Faux Bags of Meth
Parents are outraged over the toy chain's bizarre decision to sell drug-dealing action figures.
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.
4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On
They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up.
Hello Kitty Bombshell: Kitty Is Not a Cat
Talk about a pivot. Sanrio received a boatload of publicity yesterday with the revelation that Hello Kitty is not, in fact, a cat.
The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap
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.
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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 to Let Fans Design 3-D Printed My Little Pony Art
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.
A Netflix for Legos – Building a Startup Brick by Brick
Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging – and fickle – industry.
A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program
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.
Lego to Release a 'Female Scientist' Mini-Figure Set
That's right: female Lego figurines will soon do more than shop and go to the beach.
'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost
Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture
Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard.
With New Acquisition, Toy Maker Mattel to Take on Lego
Mattel's purchase of MEGA Brands illustrates the importance of low-tech toys in a high-tech world.
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