Yes, we spent 4 days at the International Toy Fair in NYC in February 2015. We saw thousands of new toys coming out in 2015. We saw things that can never be unseen…like a pet dog that poops…and then you feed him his poop and…wait for it…he poops some more. That was a hard one to wipe from the memory.
The thing is, not only did we see toys, we used one of those amazing devices that captures what you see and makes a video…in color and everything!
Toy Videos, Toy Videos and More Toy Videos Coming Soon
This post is not what you think it is. From the title this may seem like a coherent roundup of the best and worst products at the 2015 International Toy Fair that just took place in New York City. Sorry, it is actually incoherent therapy for me after the emotional roller coaster of attending Toy Fair. Please submit your bill for listening to me to my insurance company.
How Spending 4 Days With Thousands of Toys Can Nearly Drive You Insane
I am not expecting a lot of sympathy here. I spent the last 4 days roaming the halls, booths and private showrooms of the International Toy Fair. For 4 days I got to see previews and even play with the new toys that will be coming out in 2015. Over 100,000 Toy SKUs, enough toys to fill seven football fields!
Feeling sorry for me yet? Yeah, didn’t think so. But here is the thing, while we saw plenty of fun new toys, which we will feature in endless videos over the next few weeks, we also saw tons of crap. Here is where I would normally say, “oh pardon my language” – but no, we literally saw tons of poop toys.
We are getting ready to hit the show floor at Toy Fair NYC tomorrow. We will be looking at thousands of new toys, trying to figure out what will be the hits of 2015. While predicting what will be popular come the 2015 holidays is a bit of challenge, figuring out what was super popular in 2014 is now very easy. We just need to look at the Toy Of The Year (TOTY) Award Winners for 2015 that were just announced moments ago…
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