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Saturday, August 27, 2016
TaG Central Fair Keeps on Growing
August 24, 2016
The Fall 2016 Toys and Games Central Fair, which ran August 21-23 at a GTA hotel, hosted many new vendors, such as Quebec's Patrix Communications and Filo Import Inc., and attracted specialty retailers from across Ontario.
Outset Media Celebrates 20 Years in Style
August 21, 2016
Along with his family, David Manga, president of Victoria's Outset Media Corp., hosted a two-day event celebrating the game company's 20th anniversary and the launch of a new Brampton, Ontario warehouse.
TIA Drops Girls and Boys TOTYs
Action figures, dolls and collectibles are in. Girls, boys and educational categories are out. Upgrades to the U.S. Toy Industry Association's 2017 Toy of the Year program include a new judging process, plus changes to the number and names of awards.
CPSC Recalls Hazardous Hoverboards
The rise in injuries due to hoverboard hazards, such as exploding battery packs, has prompted the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall product made by 10 suppliers.
TIA to Pump Up Pizzaz at Next Play Fair
Exciting changes to the second annual Play Fair (November 4-5, 2017) mean more space for families to enjoy everything from interactive exhibits and celebrity guests to photo ops and a hands-on video experience.