June 2014

05 From the publisher
06 News
14 Industry Moves
15 Marketing World
17 Licensing World
32 Touching Base
37 Infant and Pre-school World
39 Talking Shop
41 Indie Viewpoint
63 Fresh
78 Viewpoint
86 Allegedly

19 Las Vegas Licensing Expo
Toy World presents a preview of the upcoming Las Vegas Licensing Expo

34 Union J
Tom Roberts takes a look at Union J band-related merchandise and the licensing programme.

42 Art and Craft
Art and Craft is an invaluable part of any retailer’s offering. Tom Roberts reports.

62 Toy Tasting
Toy Tasting’s Richa Dikshit reports on the factors affecting the purchasing of educational toys in India.

66 Wheeled Toys (older children)
The Wheeled Toys category’s offering for older children gives toy retailers a lot to choose from. Tom Roberts reports

72 ELA / Tablets
The Electronic Learning category presents a great opportunity for toy retailers to profit from the rise of technology. Tom Roberts reports.

80 Science and Nature
Science and Nature-themed toys offer valuable and engaging ways to teach kids about the world around them. Kayleigh Conway reports.