DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ng3whc/toy_industry) has announced the addition of the "Toy Industry Assessment Q1 2015" report to their offering.
The Toy Industry Assessment provides an overview of the toy space worldwide and includes specific analyses as this relates to the leading U.S. toy retailers and U.S. toy manufacturers. It scrutinizes developments in the major product categories - Fashion Dolls, Action Figures, Electronic Learning, Hybrids [Skylanders etc] and Games and Puzzles including shelf space movements for the first four. It also provides sales projections for ToysRUs, Mattel, Hasbro, Leapfrog, Jakks Pacific and Disney
The first is the proprietary Retailer Panel which includes stores from the top ten toy retailers in the U.S. Feedback from the Retailer Panel is updated bi-weekly and includes sell-through numbers, shelf space metrics and inventory levels as well as observations from the side of shop floor personnel and store management as to consumer behavior and manufacturers' problems or opportunities.
The second is feedback provided by national buyers at the leading retailers both in the U.S. and Europe - Amazon, Target, ToysRUs and Wal-Mart in the U.S. and Amazon, ASDA, Carrefour, ToysRUs and others in Europe.
The third are contract-producers who manufacture for the leading manufacturers including Mattel, Hasbro, Leapfrog and Jakks.
All tables relating to sales projections are based on these three source levels but do not include the impact of currency fluctuations.
The specific subjects covered are listed under the separate Page Index for this issue.
The Toy Industry Assessment is issued every three months and complements the monthly Toy Newsletter.
Key Topics Covered:
- Mega Bloks
- Jakks Pacific
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ng3whc/toy_industry