Hunting for New Customers at Toy Fair

Publishers’ expansion into new products as they strive to reach more retail channels was a major theme at New York International Toy Fair, held February 11-15 at the Javits Center. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair Moves on After Toys R Us

At this year’s New York Toy Fair, publishers discussed new retail opportunities following the closing of the toy store chain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair 2017: Toy Stores Seek Books for Themed Displays

Crowds filled the aisles of the 2017 edition of New York International Toy Fair, and the mood was upbeat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair 2016: The Adult Publishing Coloring Craze Hits the Toy Industry

One of the most notable themes at this year’s New York International Toy Fair emanated from publishing: adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair 2015: Toy Stores Add More Books to the Mix

At this year's trade show executives from several publishers said specialty toy stores are currently doing well with books and are looking for new titles to add to their assortments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First-Time Exhibitors Target Toy and Specialty Retailers at Toy Fair 2014

This year's New York International Toy Fair was characterized by steady traffic on the show floor, key customers roaming the aisles of the Javits Center, orders being written, and meetings being accomplished. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top Reasons to Visit Toy Fair (shelftalker)

A report from this year’s New York Toy Fair, and why one retailer finds this show so valuable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers at Toy Fair 2019 Highlight Book-Plus, Female Empowerment

Though some of the publishers that usually attend Toy Fair were absent this year, book publishing exhibitors called the 2019 edition a strong show with new trends rising to the surface. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Hop on the STEAM Train at Toy Fair 2018

Growing interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics was one of the overriding themes across the show floor at last week’s New York Toy Fair—and books on them all got their fair share of attention Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers' Presence Is Felt at Toy Fair

Publishers, particularly coloring and activity, novelty, and book-plus specialists, are facing ever stronger competition from toy companies, a fact that was evident at this year’s New York Toy Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vanity Fair's hunt for an editor is a litmus test for the post-Weinstein world

As sexual harassment accusations sweep through many industries, the selection of a new editor has become a prism through which to read a changing landscapeThe publishing industry guessing game over who will assume Vanity Fair’s leadership role from long-serving superstar editor Graydon Carter... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair Trends

A walk through New York International Toy Fair 2017 highlighted some of the consolidation that has occurred in the novelty and book-plus sector in the past year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair Exhibitors Hope to Stretch Their Brands Beyond Books

Most publishers and authors used their booth presence at the North American International Toy Fair to sell books and sidelines, though a growing number were also on the hunt for new licensing deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair Launches Consumer Con

The Toy Industry Association, operators of the North American International Toy Fair has partnered with LeftField Media to launch a new co-located event called Play Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Get Personal at Toy Fair

From crafts and inventions to various elements of personalization, many of the playthings displayed at this year’s New York International Toy Fair had a do-it-yourself slant. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Technology at The Forefront of Upbeat Toy Fair

The approximately 30 publishers exhibiting at the 2012 New York International Toy Fair, held at the Javits Center, February 11–15, saw full aisles and strong orders for the first time in several years. The Toy Industry Association’s preliminary figures estimated attendance was up 4%, to 34,000.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At London Book Fair: Rob Biddulph is Illustrator of the Fair 2020

For a third year, London Book Fair includes an accomplished illustrator among its highlighted industry professionals and offers illustration-related events. The post At London Book Fair: Rob Biddulph is Illustrator of the Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Miami Book Fair 2017: A Conversation with the Fair’s Organizers

The Miami Book Fair’s director of operations, Delia Lopez, and director of programs, Lissette Mendez, have been working together for 15 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Announces Moscow Book Fair Partnership

Bologna Children's Book Fair organizer BolognaFiere announces a new relationship with Moscow International Book Fair and an homage to author Gianni Rodari. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Announces Moscow Book Fair Partnership appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Names Singapore’s Jeremy Tiang ‘Literary Translator of the Fair’

Translation now has its own official representative at the London Book Fair, with Jeremy Tiang as the first named to the honor. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘In a Time of Increased Division’ f the name is ringing a bell, it may be that you’re recalling our August... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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