Mattel has partnered with Toy State, manufacturer of stylized lights-and-sound radio controlled (R/C) vehicles for a Barbie R/C. Toy State will manufacture an innovative lineup of Barbie licensed and custom R/C vehicles under the Nikko franchise. The Barbie R/C vehicles are scheduled to hit retail stores in the U.S. and Canada starting next fall.
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Maddie Michalik is an associate editor at Adventure Publishing Group, where she writes feature-length articles for leading toy industry trade magazines The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, providing retailers, manufacturers, and licensors with information on the latest in toy news. She also writes and manages all content for The Toy Book‘s website and weekly newsletter Toy Report, keeping retailers and manufacturers up-to-date on all news, trends, new products, and happenings within the industry. She also assists with creating digital and social content content for The Toy Insider, the leading consumer holiday gift guide and toy review and news website. As a professional toy reviewer and an industry expert, she reports on toy trends and hot products. She has been featured in various regional outlets in the U.S. and Canada.
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