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5 Trends for Toys in 2014

February 19, 2014    |    By +
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The American International Toy Fair is a treasure trove of playthings, with more than 1,000 toy manufacturers and distributors showing off their toys, from classics like puzzles to the latest software and video games. It’s not open to the public, but we get industry access for Gifts.com. Identifying what will be the hottest toys... Read more »


Editor Spotlight: LEGO Lion Chi Temple

July 11, 2013    |    By +
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It’s hard to believe but here at gifts.com we are beginning our research on what will be the best gifts to give this holiday season. Today, we went to the Holiday Media Gift Guide Event where the media gets a sneak preview of new products that hope to be a hit for the holidays.... Read more »


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Toy Trend: The Katniss-ifcation of Toys!

February 15, 2013    |    By +
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  From the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, you start to see some distinct trends. Toys like the upcoming REBELLE line from NERF and the AIR HUNTRESS bow from ZING TOYS are not only tapping into the Hunger Games mania, but the bigger picture idea that... Read more »


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Toy Fair Scoop: Barbie® Digital Dress Doll

February 14, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at Toy Fair I found the Barbie® Digital Dress Doll and here’s why I think your kids will love it. Toy Name: Barbie® Digital Dress Doll The Scoop: I saw this demonstrated and couldn’t believe how cool it was. Using the latest LED and touch-screen technology, girls... Read more »


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Toy Fair Scoop: Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror

February 12, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at Toy Fair I found the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror  and here’s why I think your kids will love it. Toy Name: Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror The Scoop: Transform your iPad into the ultimate digital makeover mirror! This makeup free Vanity allows girls to beautify themselves without... Read more »


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Toy Fair Scoop: Furby Party Rockers!

February 12, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair I found the Furby Party Rockers to be one of my favorites and here’s why I think your kids will love it too. Toy Name: Furby Party Rockers The Scoop: Introducing the new wild and fun little friends of FURBY... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: It’s Toy Fair Time!

February 11, 2013    |    By +
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Don’t miss the “110th annual American International Toy Fair® (February 10th – 13th )! It is the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products from classic toys to... Read more »


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Time To Play: An Inside Scoop

September 28, 2012    |    By +
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  The Time to Play event happens twice a year and is THE best event for spotting the hottest toys for the upcoming season. Only the biggest and best will have tables at this exclusive industry event and we have the inside scoop! We’ll be reporting on our favorite discoveries at the event so... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.