The Daily News, Thursday, January 21

News from Retail, Marketing & the World of Kids:

Good News (Industrial Production) And Bad News (Retail Sales)

Report: Q4 2020 Google Trends For the Retail Industry

Toy & Edu China and Licensing China will host digital-physical hybrid fairs this year

Walmart CEO Says Wage Hike Should Consider Regional Economics

Amazon Prime members in the U.S. reaches 142M, more shoppers choose annual option: CIRP

Yes, Your Kids’ Screen Time Is Out of Control, But Give Yourself (and Them) a Break

YouTube Wonderkid ‘Like Nastya’ Topples 200 Million Subs Across Portfolio Of 14 Channels

Cobra Kai: from dumped YouTube gambit to Netflix smash hit



News from ChizComm Clients (Earned PR):

Look who Sophie got in her new @cry_babies_official Magic Tears Tutti Frutti 🍉 {ad}

A whole new series of @cry_babies_official are out now and they’re the sweetest smelling fruit themed lil babies!

Grace is having a Tutti Frutti time with the new Cry Babies Magic Tears Tutti Frutti

Disenchantment: The Biggest Unanswered Questions After Season 3’s Ending

I spent days earning Neopets avatars and I regret nothing

Dragon Stars Janemba Review & Comparisons

DragonStars Super saiyan Bardock/Dragonball Super/Bandai-figure-review

Weddingdaydiamonds –  “Which one would you choose? 💍😉”

Secret Serenity ASMR

the3gaminos.toy.review – Look at this World’s Coolest Barbie Polaroid

GenXGrownUp – Micro Arcade Ms Pac Man from Super Impulse – Review

Treasurehunttoys – Next on our game night line up was this gem of a game called Greedy Granny!!!

Treasurehunttoys – Tonight we made sure to take a moment and have some quality family time playing 2 of our most favorite games!!

good_on_paper – How to Help Kids Build Creativity, Both On and Offline @mothermag today. ✨

Gina’s Library – Does your #family have a family #gamenight? Rummikub and Sequence are both great family #boardgames.

Quincyandskylar – California dreaming in our @sunnydaysent Barbie Dreamhouse Pop Up Tent 🌴 Having an imaginary pool party in our living room with our Ball Pit and clear balls that come inside!
nimbusthewizard – Do you the prefer the Silver or Gold version of The Firebolt?


New ChizComm Blog: 

Generations! Identify First, Market Second

MUST LISTEN – NEW PODCAST ALERT!!

Join Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy® and Richard Gottlieb, president Global Toy Experts for the latest episodes of The Playground Podcast


News from Toy Companies:

Lego Ninjago and Hype. Team Up With Global Brands Group for Streetwear Collection

FUNKO FAIR OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN THE ABSENCE OF TOY FAIR NEW YORK


WATERLINE TOYS INTRODUCES SKIMBE FOUR SEASON DISC TOYS

VTech, LeapFrog Debut New Eco-Friendly Toy Collection • The Toy Book
 
WHAT DO YOU MEME? SET TO MAKE A SPLASH WITH SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS

Talking Games with University Games’ Bob Moog on the ‘Power Kid Podcast’ • The Toy Book


News from Entertainment, Gaming and Licensing:

Disney Nixes Bonuses for Top Executives as It Details 2020 Compensation

Netflix and Disney are trading places: Disney is the upstart, Netflix the old guard

Streaming service Paramount+, featuring content from CBS, Viacom, to launch March 4

Roku’s Scott Rosenberg Dishes on the WarnerMedia and Quibi Deals

Cosmos-Maya and WarnerMedia join hands to launch ‘Dabangg’ on Cartoon Network

DC Launches Fan-First DC Universe Infinite Platform • The Pop Insider

‘Marvel’s Behind the Mask’ Documentary Coming to Disney+

Moonbug Entertainment Partners With Future Today to Expand the Reach of Its Arsenal of Kids’ Content

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