Klosters Toy Newsletters May 2018 - Executive Summary:

 

 

The May 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 31 days with added focus on the impact the ToysRUs developments are having on worldwide toy markets.  Its conclusions are based on retailer panel metrics and interviews with national buyers at the major retailers in North America, Europe, AustralAsia, Latin America and South 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. The article also takes a very hard look at the implications of ToysRUs' death.

 

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

 

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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. It also assesses ToysRUs' status in the 30 markets where the retailer has operations. 

 

The Toy Manufacturer Newsletter  reviews Hasbro, Jakks, Mattel, Spin Master, VTech/Leapfrog, Toys To Life and Funko – problems, opportunities, and other issues; provides worldwide sell-through information for each of these manufacturers updated monthly; and tables the top five IPs for Fashion Dolls, Action Figures and Learning Space at 26 leading retailers in 17 large toy markets around the world. It also specifically looks at the exposure and the potential damage for  both Mattel and Hasbro in the context of ToysRUs' departure 

 

Both reports combined are priced monthly at $150 or singly at $75; yearly at $1200 both combined or $600 singly.

 

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