Page Index Klosters Toy Supply Chain Newsletter September 2019

 

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U.S. Toy Market

Growth Jan to August; Back-to-School performance and significance; Consumer Confidence drop; reaction by senior buyers

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Tariffs

Renminbi devaluation; retailer policies regarding price increases

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Moving toy manufacturing capacity out of China

Probabilities of moving production from China back to the U.S. or from China to elsewhere in Asia

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Toy Market Worldwide

International market growth; Brexit, Venezuela, China

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Retailer movie products adoption

 

Comparison movie toy product distribution July and August between Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, J C Penney, Kohl’s, Party City and FAO

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Dollar Stores

 

Five Below expansion and toy assortment; same-store growth comparison Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Five Below; toy market shares Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Five Below, and Others

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Kohl’s

 

Benefit of tie-in with Amazon

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Amazon

Move into India in competition with Flipkart/Wal-Mart; India’s toy market size; market shares Flipkart and Amazon in India

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Target

 

Tie-in with Disney

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Wal-Mart

 

Chart of online consumer visits for leisure products at Wal-Mart, Target and Amazon

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WMT and TGT toy space

Changes in toy shelf space at the end of August between 2015 and 2019

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Fashion Doll Shelf Space

 

Total shelf space by toy company between 12/25/2017 [TRU, WMT, TGT] to 8/25/2019 [WMT, TGT]; shelf space by IP at WMT and TGT between 12/25/2018 and 8/25/2019

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Action Figure Shelf Space

 

Total shelf space by toy company between 9/25/2017 [TRU, WMT, TGT] to 8/25/2019 [WMT, TGT]; shelf space by IP at WMT and TGT between 12/25/2018 and 8/25/2019

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Construction Toys

 

Total shelf space at WMT and TGT by company comparing 7/25/2019 and 8/25/2019

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   Outdoor Toys

 

Total shelf space at WMT and TGT by company comparing 7/25/2019 and 8/25/2019; comparison shelf space devoted to category on 9/25/2017 [TRU, WMT, TGT] and 8/25/2019 [WMT and TGT

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Learning Toys

Total shelf space at WMT and TGT by company comparing 7/25/2019 and 8/25/2019; comparison shelf space devoted to category on 9/25/2017 [TRU, WMT, TGT] and 8/25/2019 [WMT and TGT

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