First Look: 8 Great Toys Coming This Fall
Check out holiday toys before they hit the shelves. We caught a sneak peak of what could be some of the hottest toys this year at the Sweet Suite Blogger Bash. Laurie Schacht, Chief Toy Office of The Toy Insider, offered a preview of what’s to come. 1. CLASSICS The Cabbage Patch Kids are back!
Why Melissa & Doug Toy Line Makers Say Boredom Is Important
Melissa and Doug Bernstein, the married creators of the Melissa & Doug toy line, built their $350 million conglomerate using creativity and hard work. And they’ve never paid for a single ad. They’ve also never invited TV cameras into their home. Until now. ABC News’ Juju Chang visited the couple
Husband Creates New Game Developer Barbie After Wife Could Only Find It In One Skin Tone
Marcus Montgomery knew exactly what to get his wife for her birthday after Barbie released its newest career doll -- the Game Developer Barbie. Still, when Lisette Pitre-Montgomery, his wife of two years and a game developer herself, could only find the doll in one skin tone she decided against
Ballerina Misty Copeland to ‘Inspire the Next Generation’ With Her Own Barbie Doll
Prima ballerina Misty Copeland is being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, the doll's maker announced on Monday. Copeland, 33, made history last year when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre. She appeared on
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
A short review of the day teaching empowerment and inspiring young people to dream of their careers.
Avon Lady Fights to Survive as Company Moves to UK
Although cosmetics company Avon is moving its headquarters across the pond, you don't have to close the door on the "Avon Lady" just yet. Avon is moving its headquarters to the U.K. from New York "over time," the company announced yesterday. It's also cutting 2,500 jobs in "multiple" locations,
Forget the Convertible, Check Out Barbie's Hoverboard
Barbie’s had a busy year. From appearing on the cover of Time magazine to reinventing her body , our favorite childhood doll now has something else to add to her resume: Hoverboard Barbie. Available this fall for $59.99, “Barbie Star Light Adventure RC Hoverboarder” features the blond-haired doll
Best High Tech Toys We've Seen at the 2016 Toy Fair
Imagine a place filled with hundreds of thousands of toys -- and no kids allowed. The 2016 International Toy Fair includes exhibitors from around the world sprawled out across 422,000 square feet at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, giving industry insiders the first look at the
A More Evolved Barbie
Mattel announced that their latest Barbie collection will feature dolls that come in four different body types and seven different skin tones.
Barbie Debuts Tall, Curvy and Petite Dolls
The iconic doll now comes in different body shapes and new complexions and hairstyles.