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Power Kid Podcast

Feb 19, 2019

It is so good to connect with many friends and colleges in NY again this year! I look forward to sharing some great conversations from this years Toy Fair!

Given everyone's intense schedules and focus on the future I wanted to offer up a fun show that lets us look back through time at the roots of our great industry....


Feb 12, 2019

I am honored to speak with JP Stoops today on the Power Kid Podcast! JP has spent 16 years in consumer products with a focus on toys. He managed licensed retail business development for Discovery Communications. He directed all aspects of DiscoveryKids.com including site management, e-commerce, marketing, operations,...


Feb 5, 2019

Valerie Vacante is recently back from CES and the Alexa Expo and she has tons to share on this episode of the Power Kid Podcast! Valerie stays on the edge of technology and consumer goods in several industries including toys and games. Today she shares with us some emerging technologies and how they are being...


Jan 29, 2019

Mike Horn is responsible for some of the most accurate and detailed licensed collectibles of all time. His career has included early comic conventions to buying for Diamond Distributors to forming Palisades Toys and beyond. He has manufactured and distributed 100’s of original and IP products including action figures,...


Jan 22, 2019

The Chinese toy market is on the rise! With an average annual growth rate of almost 20% and the implementation of the two-child policy many in the industry are looking to develop hit toys for the over 236 million children under age 14 on the mainland.
 
Today I interview China market expert Kirsten Ytterbo to discuss...