The Toy Book spoke with specialty retailers and manufacturers about the latest trends, industry happenings, and how business strategies are evolving in the specialty toy market. Click below to read their perspectives on trends, the evolving industry, and new products for 2020.


Claude Alary
Sales Director
Wrebbit Puzzles

Mark Carson
President & Co-Founder
Fat Brain Toys,
Omaha, NE

Ann Kienzle
Owner
*play,
Chicago, IL

Gwen Ottenberg
Owner,
Imagine That Toys,
Wichita, KS

Nick Tarzia
Owner,
Awesome Toys and Gifts,
Westport & Stamford, CT

Bob Wann
CEO (Chief PlayMonster)
PlayMonster

Rick Woldenberg
CEO
Learning Resources,
Educational Insights,
and hand2mind
Annie Laurie
Zomermaand
Chief Commercial Officer
Schleich

This Chatting with the Industry Q&A response originally appeared in the June 2020 issue of the Toy Book. Click here to read more!