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Goliath: A Toy Industry Giant   Born Entrepreneur With an old bicycle wheel and a wooden stick as his only toy, Adi Golad, the oldest of three brothers, grew up in impoverished Israel where f...

MC: So how long have you been in the toy industry?   TK: 38 years. Well, minus 1 year for the time that I —like a crazy person — went to a Dotcom startup.   MC: Gosh, how hav...

What exactly do you do in the industry?   I am the SVP of Product Development at Disney working on all brands from a hard lines standpoint as well as soft lines on the Marvel and Lucas brands. ...

Why and how did you get into the Toy and Game industry? As with most inventors, my career had a certain unplanned quality to it. I left college permanently during the middle of my Junior year. I&lsqu...

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professo...

Business of Play Importance of Play Play in Education Ayana Klein on Starting 3Dux/design January 16, 2018 | Ayana Klein   What was your favorite toy or game as a child? ...

September 20, 2019 | Hayley Orlinsky, 6-years-old  (The following answers were dictated to Hayley’s mom, children’s book author Lori Orlinsky)   What...

Kate Gibson - Gibson Games 100 Years and Growing! July 5, 2019 | Kate Gibson, Managing Director of Gibsons   What do you do in the industry?   I am Managing Director...

  HOW A ROAD TRIP AND GOOGLE SEARCH STARTED A GAME COMPANY   Gray Matters Games started on a family road trip when co-founder, Joe Barron, had a car full of passengers to entertain ...

Empathy is a powerful tool across numerous industries. And particularly in the toy business! Is it fair to assume toy companies leverage their power while making too much money? Is it fair to bel...

Jacqueline Vong Answers Richard Highfield's Comments on her East Meets West. Where are we going from here? I am excited to see a healthy amount of debate and reflection given to my op-ed in the B...

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