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Tuesday, October 25, 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.
Toy Makers Get New Ethical Sourcing Database
ICTI Care, the International Council of Toy Industries' ethical manufacturing program, launched an initiative to help small to medium firms create sustainable and responsible supply chains.
CTA Takes Toys to Ottawa
The Canadian Toy Association's trip to Ottawa will include meetings with new federal government reps and a famiy-friendly reception featuring a play area.
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.
Kids India 2016 Highlights Back-to-School Trends
Now in its fourth year, Mumbai's Kids India show hosted 150+ exhibitors and attracted over 5,000 visitors, making it India's largest B2B event for children's products, such as educational supplies.