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Euromonitor to Speak at World Congress of Play 2014

Event Dates: September 8-10, 2014 Event Description: Global Toy Experts and Creativity, Inc. Proudly Present the 2nd annual World Congress of Play – A conference that brings all the play industries together in one place at one time. Categories include Video Games, Traditional Toys, Digital Play, Board Games, Music, Entertainment, Theme Parks and more. Bringing […]
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New 2013 Toys and Games Data Published

Traditional toys and games and video games performed well in 2013 with each segment recording about 4% growth and 2014 will be a record year for global growth overall. In the next five years, Euromonitor expects China to be the fastest growing market for toys and games with a projected value growth of over 9%. […]
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Global Toys Sales Record Accelerating Growth

download as pdf Euromonitor International’s latest research reveals another year of accelerating global growth for toys sales in 2013, with a deepening discrepancy in performance between developed and emerging regions. Value sales of traditional toys and games remained flat in North America and Western Europe, while global growth was underpinned mainly by Latin America and […]
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China and the US at Odds in Online Games

Globally, online games is forecast a gain of more than US$4.7 billion in absolute terms over 2012-2017, making it one of the fastest growing categories in video games. However, not all markets will contribute to this growth. In the US, online games sales have shifted from a subscription payment model to a free-to-play system, hence the […]
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Crowdsourcing Benefits True FMCG Toy Companies

Analyst Insight by Robert Porter – Toys and Games Analyst Follow @emi_rporter Crowdsourcing has been a growing trend across industries, enabling consumer to have their say in the direction a company is going, whilst offering ideas and front of mind marketing in exchange. One of the factors that underpins the success of crowdsourcing is the […]
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“RC Rampage” Emerges as One of the Top Trends at the Latest American International Toy Fair

Euromonitor International attended the American International Toy Fair held in New York City from 16-19 February 2014. Now in its 111th year, it is the largest toy event held in the western hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,150 exhibitors to showcase an estimated 150,000 toy and youth entertainment products from 100 countries. Nicknamed “RC Rampage” […]
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Could Mattel’s Acquisition of Mega Brands Threaten LEGO?

Following the recent announcement of LEGO’s double-digit growth in 2013, Mattel has acquired Mega Brands, LEGO’s biggest competitor in construction toys, for US$460 million. With the global resources of Mattel now backing the well-established Mega Brands, category share could potentially start to drift from LEGO, especially in regions where it does not hold a dominant position. Below, […]
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Euromonitor to Speak at PlayCon 2014

Date: May 7-9, 2014 Location: The Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, Arizona, US Event Description: PlayCon, TIA’s (US Toy Industry Association – world’s largest toys association) international conference of play professionals, is the toy industry’s annual gathering for play professionals who are looking to network with peers and industry icons and receive cutting edge research, ideas and inspiration. […]
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2014: A New Beginning for Gaming

Last year we looked at what to expect from gaming in 2013 as consumers awaited the arrival of new consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Now that these next generation consoles have finally arrived, with strong launch sales, everyone is looking to see which direction video games will take this year. 2014 could shape up to be […]
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Analyst Pulse: Trends in Toys and Games

New technology often has unintended ‘ripple effects’. Video games are one of the most wide-reaching technologies of the past several decades, proving increasingly popular across continents and across age generations. What is more, the growth of gaming is coinciding with another huge shift in technology: the rise of mobile phones. Euromonitor turned to its global […]
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Nintendo Must Now Embrace Mobile Gaming

Nintendo’s share value has declined significantly as they issued a profit warning on Monday, mainly due to poor sales of its Wii U static games console which has been impacted by the successful launch of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4.  The release of these two competing consoles hit Nintendo particularly hard over the […]
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