The January 2021 issues of both Newsletters - Klosters Toy Supply Chain Newsletter , the other the Klosters Toy Manufacturer Newsletter,  are now available.   They take a very close look at what is happening in the toy space during the past 30 days.  Its conclusions are based on retailer panel metrics and interviews with national buyers at 32 of  the major retailers in North America, Europe, AustralAsia, Latin America and Africa. The retailer panel metrics also include shelf space measurement of the major product categories, retail inventory changes, and market shares and sales progress where applicable. 

 

This information then allows solid and accurate assessments as to where the major manufacturers and retailers are in real time. 

 

Specifically, the Toy Supply Chain Newsletter looks at the status of the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide at the end of December and provides toy retail sales projections for the top six markets and the five Continent to the end of the year plus 2021 projections.  Also,  the Newsletter looks at the progress made [or not made] in each Continent and projects likely sell-through rates until end of the year plus the outlook for 2021. .   Finally, it shows shelf space changes at Wal-Mart and Target forhe toy category in total and specifically for Fashion Dolls, Action Figures, Blasters, Construction toys and Learning toys. For more detail please tab forward to the Page Index.

 

 

The Toy Manufacturer Newsletter  reviews Hasbro, Jakks, Mattel, Spin Master, VTech/Leapfrog and Funko – problems, opportunities, and other issues; provides an assessment of sell-through for the fourth quarter  for all six companies mentioned above. It tables the top five IPs for Fashion Dolls, Action Figures and Learning Space at 32 leading retailers in 18 large toy markets around the world. For more detail please tab forward to the Page Index. 

 

Both reports combined are priced monthly at $150 and yearly at $1200 

 

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