Monthly Archives: March 2017

Romney Toy Shop offers aisles of smiles | Chief Lafayette

Entrepreneurs are often encouraged to start a business doing what they know and love, and in the case of Romney Toy Shop, it’s clear the advice is working for owner Terri Barnes. After years of scouring flea markets and thrift stores for unique and collectible toys to sell at seasonal …

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A designer toy store adapts to the evolution of the market

By Jiefei Liu “Things go in and out of style,” said Whitney Kerr, president of Rotofugi Inc., a designer toy store in Lincoln Park. The store carries art toys imported from around the world, ranging from $500 vinyl toys from Otto Bjornik to $4 strap capsules Pokemon figures. A gallery …

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Sex toy maker We-Vibe settles US class action lawsuit for nearly $ 4 million

“The data has only been used in aggregate and unidentifiable forms,” he told Fairfax Media. The lawsuit against the manufacturer alleged that it “intercepted and monitored electronic communications between a user’s smartphone and the device, then collected and transmitted that data to servers in Canada” (where the company is based). …

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Lego is the world’s largest toy maker for the first time

Over the past year, Danish Lego Group grew again and for the first time became the world’s largest toy manufacturer, surpassing Mattel. European growth Lego’s revenue in 2016 grew 6% to € 5.1 billion, surpassing Mattel’s revenue, which fell to € 4.9 billion. Lego’s net profit also increased slightly, to …

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