Source: The Toy Book

In this week’s episode of the “Power Kid Podcast,” host Phil Albritton of Power Kid Design speaks with Bruce Canner, president of sales, North America at Nikko Toys.

Canner’s long career path includes stops at Remco, Tyco, Fisher-Price, Shelcore, Hit Toy, and Toy State before joining the relaunched Nikko last year.

On the show, Canner and Albritton finally put to rest the debate on how to pronounce “Nikko” — the name behind some of the fastest RC cars on the market for the past six decades. Additionally, the episode includes a nostalgic discussion about classic toy commercials, stories from Azrak-Hamway and Mego, the unique challenges and innovations inside the RC market, and how toy inventors can help push the category forward.

Related: Talkin’ Toys: Nikko Zooms Its Way to Success

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