TinkerTini explores new offering with NPD Inventors Edition Report and invites inventors to take part in survey
In partnership with NPD, TinkerTini has created the “NPD: Inventors Edition Report” providing item and category performance data for TinkerTini’s registered inventors.
“Q1 2020 was a challenging quarter for Spin Master, as we dealt with both the evolving COVID-19 situation and the carryover effects from the operational challenges we experienced in the second half of 2019,” said Ronnen Harary, Spin Master’s Co-Chief Executive Officer.
“Our work over the past two years to develop a flexible and results-oriented organisation is serving us well during this time,” said Mattel CEO Ynon Kriez.
“2019 was one of the more complicated years to get a good read on toy industry health,” said Juli Lennett, vice president and industry advisor, Toys, The NPD Group.
Steve Reece and Matt Knott on the launch of their new toy-centric content creation company, Playwatch Films
We caught up with Reece and Knott to learn why toy firms need to embrace some of the new techniques offered by Playwatch, rather than waste time clinging solely to the TV commercial model.
“Demand for our products and pop culture in general is global and our growth was balanced with strong increases in all geographic markets,” said Funko CEO Brian Mariotti.
“The global Hasbro team is executing very well and delivered a good start to the year,” said Brian Goldner, Hasbro’s chairman and chief executive officer.