Blogs

The Underestimated Power of Rest By Nancy Zwiers I had a pretty hard-charging career over 40 years, and I prided myself on my busy productivity.  Unfortunately, my unwillingness to regularly re...

Ivan Moscovich’s memoir, The Puzzleman, is an unbelievable combination of gut-wrenchingly heartbreaking and awe-inspiring. As he puts it, he tells the story of a life “well spent.” A...

    When you have a terrific toy or game on your hands, recognition from trusted industry organizations and top media outlets via award wins can help build credibility, boost reputation ...

Many of you have likely heard by now the sad news of the passing of Richard Tait, Co-Founder, CEO and Grand Poobah of Cranium.   Richard was a singular light in this world, a true creative lead...

  Intricate Outfits, Innovative Hair, Authentic Features and Replica Accessories Embody Powerful Characters Shuri, Okoye, and Nakia From Marvel Studios’ Upcoming Film   Chula Vista...

I have spent the majority of my career in the toy industry with a focus on product development, marketing, innovation and process improvement.  To break it down I innovate, make stuff and sell/ma...

Adventures in Experience Design, an activity book created by Carolyn Chandler and Anna Van Slee is more than it humbly describes itself on the vibrant front cover. Packed with activities, games, case ...

PEOPLE OF PLAY (POP) TO HOST 2ND IN WEBINAR SERIES FOR PR/BRAND/MARKETING PROFESSIONALS IN THE TOY, LICENSING AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES Opportunity to Find Out What You Need to Know about Awards,...

Hi Donna!  Great to see you at the ASTRA Show after so many years! Can you share with our readers your roles and responsibilities in our industry? I’m the VP of Advertising and Market...

Hey POPers,I just wanted to share my excitement this week at seeing a recent project finally land on shelf at Walmart!Jurassic World Dinosaur Dart Blasters may seem a little \"out there\" to those famil...

Tait & Lily, Inventors of Betcha Can't!