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Power Kid Podcast

Mar 27, 2018

Monopoly, Clue, Sorry, RISK, Boggle, Trivial Pursuit - what do these household brands have in common?

Not only have they each brought thousands of hours of joy to families but they have also been guided and expanded by our guest today Deb De Sherbinin!

Deb has 25 years experience in the consumer goods and toy industry -...


Mar 20, 2018

The ultimate fate of Toys R Us in the balance and the previous model has dissolved.

Direct to consumer strategies - pushing to Amazon, Walmart.com,Target.com, Jet.com & your own microsites -  are now even more critically important.

No one is better suited to help you navigate those waters than Robert Yusim at Product...


Mar 16, 2018

“If there is no Toys “R” Us, I don’t think there is a toy business.”   Isaac Larian

14 year veteran Toys “R" Us buyer Leila Nosrati shares with us her inside experience working with Toys “R" Us and sheds light on the current state of the business. What does a re-launched &  re-configured Toys R US...


Mar 13, 2018

Chandler Levine and Chris Oosthuisen have a vision for the next generation of toys. Inspired by the future of learning and fueled by their technology background in Silicon Valley they are working on LINK, a tech toy that can teach language and encourage children to explore the world around them.

Listen in as we discuss...


Mar 6, 2018

Julie Kerwin has taken a leap of courage and creativity to compete in the 1.4B action figure market. Her unprecedented action figure line was fully funded on Kickstarter in 2 days. IAmElemental was named by Time Magazine as one of the 25 best inventions and top 10 toys of 2014. In 2017 the line was a finalist for Toy of...