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May the Force Be with YOU — and Your Toys

Although the latest installment in the Star Wars saga is first opening wide on December 18, toy makers and retailers have been revving up for an expected holiday bonanza. According to Bloomberg Business: “After Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of … Continue reading

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Where Do Consumers Research and Buy Apparel and Footwear?

Despite the tremendous increase in researching and buying products online, many apparel and footwear customers still often like to patronize physical stores — and for research, not just buying. As reported by eMarketer: “Consumers may be happy to research online, … Continue reading

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Toys: Not Made in the USA

Now that retailers are in their post-holiday sale mode and customers have opened their holiday gifts, have you ever wondered how and where most toys were manufactured? Check out a neat video to find out by clicking on the image. … Continue reading

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