Monthly Archives: May 2017

Fidget spinner craze is shaking up the toy industry

When Ryan Weaver was laid off from his job on an oil rig in Alaska last year, he says he turned to God to give him “just one idea” to pay back the $160,000 (€143,000) he he owed in student debt. The 26-year-old’s salvation came in the form of a …

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The $500,000,000 trend that’s rocking the toy industry

You have seen them in the streets, on your commute and in your office; fidget spinners. The three-pronged pieces of plastic that are touched for fun were originally designed as a therapeutic tool for children with ADHD and autism to help calm restless behavior and promote concentration. Kids (and adults) …

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