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Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Jun 23
A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

 Barbie's Companion Ken Gets New Looks: Man Bun, Beefy Bod

Barbie's Companion Ken Gets New Looks: Man Bun, Beefy Bod

By Joseph Pisani | Jun 21
He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles.

Making a Big Splash with the Super Soaker

Making a Big Splash with the Super Soaker

May 27
When inventor Lonnie Johnson took a simple squirt gun and ramped it WAY up, he had no idea what a hit it would be. Since in the early 1990s, the Super Soaker has soaked up more than $1 billion in toy sales.

Consumer Group Releases Annual List of Dangerous Summer Toys

Jul 2
Toy guns, kiddie pools, hoverboards and backyard trampolines are among the playthings that made a consumer watchdog's annual list of hazardous summer toys.

NJ Teen Wants Easy-Bake Oven to Appeal to Boys

By Michelle R. Smith | Dec 13
An 13-year-old girl from New Jersey is urging Hasbro to make its iconic Easy-Bake Oven in gender neutral colors and to feature boys on its packaging and has even started an online campaign, which has earned the support of celebrity chef Bobby Flay.

Canine Dog Bone Glows for Good

Oct 24
Just in time for Daylight Savings, Planet Dog is pleased to offer the Orbee-Tuff Glow Bone. The new dog toy is being launched in celebration of the socially responsible pet industry leader’s 10 years of giving.

Pleasure Objects and the Pursuit of Pleasure, According to LELO

By M. M. Adjarian | Oct 18
After discovering in 2003 that no sex toys existed that "had any sort of design aesthetic." three Swedes founded LELO, a company known throughout the world as the producer of the best pleasure products around.

High-Tech Hot Toys : Holiday Gifts (With Low Prices)

By MAE ANDERSON | Oct 1
Toy prices overall have come down, but technology has gotten better. The highest-priced toy on the list is $69.99.

Fisher-Price recalls more than 10 million items

By Jennifer C. Kerr | Sep 30
Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million tricycles, toys and high chairs over safety concerns.

Forbes’ Tiny Toy Soldiers For Auction : $3 - 5 Million

By Associated Press | Sep 26
The Forbes collection of miniature vintage toy soldiers and boats - from kings and queens to luxury ocean liners and warships - is going on the auction block in December.

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