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Digital Download! Make Way for Play: Brilliant Benefits of ToysContains 1 Component(s)
This guide illuminates the hidden benefits of toys and the skills that sprout to help kids grow and develop. The following section of this guide shines light on the cornerstones of child development. It explores how toys are perhaps the fastest and certainly the most fun way for a child to reach important milestones through physical, cognitive, communicative, social/emotional and sensory play experiences.
On-Demand Webinars for Exhibitor SuccessContains 9 Product(s)
Fellow exhibitors who watched said: “I've been in charge of our tradeshow booth for the last 8 years at a variety of shows, and I learned new things and was reminded of what was important. In addition, as I was listening I found myself thinking of new ideas to market our booth and writing them on sticky notes which are now stuck all over my desk!” “We learned some very important pre-marketing strategies that will hopefully help generate lots of customers and sales. Great information on PRE show marketing.” "This will get you thinking coherently and strategically about your tradeshow strategies"
Benchmarking Survey 2017Contains 3 Component(s)
Having specific financial statistics from the specialty toy industry can help your business in lease negotiations, securing lines of credit and determining the areas that can provide you with the greatest return on your investment.
Play for Profit--50% OFF (Members Only)!Contains 1 Component(s)
Develop an instruction manual that outlines the steps to enter the retail toy business or can be used to examine current business practices against. The Play for Profit book is a compilation of best practice advice in every area of store operation.
Financials You Can Understand-- 20% OFF (Members Only)!Contains 1 Component(s)
A practical printed guide with step-by-step tools to help you understand important financial benchmarks. A practical companion to ASTRA’s annual Profit/Benchmarking Survey.
Guide to Toys for Children with Special NeedsContains 1 Component(s)
This guide is written for any toy seller with the desire to learn more about toys that meet the special needs of children with disabilities. It summarizes characteristics of common disabilities and types of toys that work well for children who have those disabilities.