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Friday, March 6, 2015
CTA Hosts Successful Canada Night in NYC
February 22, 2015
About 150 Canadian suppliers and retailers turned out for the inaugural Canada Night festivities, hosted by the Canadian Toy Association, during last week's 2015 North American International Toy Fair.
TIA Forecasts 2015's Top Toy Trends
During the 2015 NY Fair, the Toy Industry Association's trend expert, Adrienne Appell, updated an audience of play professionals on this year's seven most important drivers for consumer spending.
Popular Sales Rep Jane Gregory Dies at 61
Jane Gregory, who ran an independent sales agency, Janey's Toys, for more than 20 years, represented some of Canada's top suppliers, including Brigitta's Import and Hape International.
Hong Kong Fairs Attract Record Attendance
Four major Hong Kong shows, including the 2015 Toys & Games Fair, attracted over 110,000 buyers eager to check out thousands of new products -- ranging from traditional toys, licensed brands and infant health-care items to the latest kid-friendly tech devices.
How to Fit In at Work
While you and your coworkers might not be friends, you can earn their respect -- if not their liking -- says retail strategist Jeff Mowatt. Here are five tips for building trust on the job. .