Klosters Toy Manufacturer Newsletter June 1, 2019 – Page Index

 

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OVERALL CAVEATS

All projections are based on sell-through, not shipments, reported by 32 retailers in 18 countries – 9 retailers in 3 countries in North America; 10 retailers and 5 countries in Europe; 4 countries and 5 retailers in Asia; 2 retailers in 2 countries in the Pacific area; 2 countries and 3 retailers in Africa and the same in Latin America

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U.S. Box Office Performance

Box Office results for period January 1 to May 25 for both 2018 and 2019 for licenses held by Hasbro, Mattel, Spin Master and Jakks Pacific

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MATTEL

 

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3.1

April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May for company; outlook for rest of the quarter

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3.2

Boy/Girl Category

 

 

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April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May for Category; outlook for rest of the quarter

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Top Fashion Doll IPs in each major market

 

Calculated on the basis of feedback from 32 retailers in 18 major toy markets.

 

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North America

Top five IPs in 3 markets at 9 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Europe

Top five IPs in 5 markets at 10 major retailers; commentary on performance

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AustralAsia, Latin America, Africa

 

Top five IPs in 10 markets at 12 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Fashion Dolls Worldwide

 

Overall performance in May by Mattel, Hasbro, MGAE, Just Play and Spin Master

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Special Events

 

BTS and DC Comics license; potential bid for Disney Princess license by Mattel

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3.3

Fisher-Price

 

 

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April and May performance

 

Continued problem due to  Rock ‘n Play recall; sell-through April and May for Category; outlook for rest of the quarter

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3.4

American Girl

April and May performance

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3.5

Mega

 

April and May performance; Detective Pikachu impact

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HASBRO

 

 

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4.1

April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May for company; outlook for rest of the quarter

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4.2

The Boy Segment

 

 

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April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May for Category; outlook for rest of the quarter; Aladdin.

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Top Action Figure IPs in each major market

 

Calculated on the basis of feedback from 32 retailers in 18 major toy markets.

 

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North America

Top five IPs in 3 markets at 9 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Europe

Top five IPs in 5 markets at 10 major retailers; commentary on performance

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AustralAsia, Latin America, Africa

 

Top five IPs in 10 markets at 12 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Action Figures Worldwide

 

Overall performance in May by Mattel, Hasbro, Spin Master, Jakks Pacific, Jazwares, Just Play, and Funko

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4.3

Girls properties

April and May performance – Dis Princess, Moana and Pony

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4.4

Preschool

April and May performance; Lion King Hasbro versus Funko

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4.5

Games and Puzzles

 

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April and May performance

 

April and May sell-through performance

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Position in each major market

 

Hasbro’s performance  calculated on the basis of feedback from 32 retailers in 18 major toy markets.

 

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North America

Hasbro’s position in 3 markets at 9 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Europe

Hasbro’s position in 5 markets at 10 major retailers; commentary on performance

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AustralAsia, Latin America, Africa

 

Hasbro’s position in 10 markets at 12 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Hasbro Position Worldwide

 

Market share changes between June 2018 and May 2019

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LEAPFROG/VTECH

 

 

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5.1

April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May

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5.1

Top Learning Products in each major market

Calculated on the basis of feedback from 32 retailers in 18 major toy markets.

 

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North America

Top five IPs in 3 markets at 9 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Europe

Top five IPs in 5 markets at 10 major retailers; commentary on performance

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AustralAsia, Latin America, Africa

 

Top five IPs in 10 markets at 12 major retailers; commentary on performance

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Learning Product Positions Worldwide:

 

Performances of Vtech/Lf, Mattel, Melissa + Doug, Spin Master, MGAE, Learning Resources, Elanco and 4M in the Learning Category

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JAKKS PACIFIC

 

 

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6.1

April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May; Godzilla

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6.2

Special Events

 

Gigantosaurus

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SPIN MASTER

 

 

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7.1

April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May

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7.2

Games (includes Gund) - April and May performance

 

Sell-through April and May; with and without Gund

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7.3

Remote Control/ Interactive -  April and May performance

Sell-through April and May; Hatchimals

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7.4

Boys Action Figures and HiTech - April and May performance

Sell-through April and May; Bakugan, Dragons and Twisty Petz

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Preschool and Girls  - April and May performance

Sell-through April and May; Paw Patrol and Party Pop Teenies

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Outdoor - April and May performance

Sell-through April and May; Swimways

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FUNKO

 

Sell-through April and May; Swimways

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