Klosters Trading Corporation offers three publications.
One is the half-yearly Industry Assessment for the Toy Industry and is offered under two licenses - single user and Company. The Industry Assessment offers a full and in-depth evaluation of the industry itself as well as of the major players therein, including forward sales projections. Its contents are typically well over 100 Power Point pages. Cost is $ 1000 per issue for single users and $2000 for company-wide distribution.
The other two are issued monthly - one is the mnthly Klosters Toy Supply Chain Newsletter; the other the Toy Manufacturer Newsletter. The monthly cost for each is $75 or $150 combined; a yearly subscription is at $600 for one or $1200 for both.
* Both are based on three sources. One is the proprietary Klosters Retailer Panel which includes stores from ten leading U.S. toy retailers and which provides data on sell-through, inventory levels, shelf space and other major factors affecting the leading toy manufacturers. The second are national buyers at 28 retailers in 17 countries including the U.S., China, Japan, India, Brazil, South Africa and most of Europe. They provide color on the key toy categories and the key toy manufacturers including top selling brands, market shares etc. The third are toy manufacturers located in China who produce on a subcontractin basis for the large U.S. and European toy companies and who provide insight into supply chain issues, technical and manufacturing problems, and other factors having a bearing on the toy market and the toy companies.
* The Toy Supply Chain Newsletter covers developments in the U.S. and internationally; assesses the status and market shares of the leading toy retailers; provides shelf space data at the same retailers for the major brands in the Fashion Doll, Action Figure, Construction Toy, Learning Space and Toys To Life categories; and looks at any and all supply chain events worldwide based on input from national buyers .
*The second is the Toy Manufacturer Newsletter which reviews Hasbro, Jakks, Mattel, Spin Master and VTech/Leapfrog – problems, opportunities, and other issues; provides worldwide sales projections for each of these manufacturers updated monthly for the quarter and the year; and tables the top five IPs for Fashion Dolls, Action Figures and Learning Space at 27 leading retailers in 16 large toy markets around the world.
All three publications are copyrighted and their use is limited to the entity purchasing it. Their contents may not, in full or part, be otherwise copied,or duplicated or distributed in any form or manner including printed or electronic media, regardless of whether for a fee or gratis, without the express prior permission by Klosters Trading Corporation.
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