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Playthings (magazine)

Index Playthings (magazine)

Playthings is an American trade magazine focusing on the toy and game industry. [1]

31 relations: ABC-CLIO, Action figure, American International Toy Fair, Bloomberg L.P., Century, Christmas, Concern (business), Counterfeit, Craft, Doll, Editor-in-chief, Electronic game, Game, Handheld game console, HighBeam Research, Jesse H. Neal Award, National Toy Hall of Fame, New York City, PR Newswire, Reed Business Information, Rochester, New York, Show business, Television, The Strong, Toy, Toy safety, Toys "R" Us, Trade magazine, Video game console, Video game crash of 1983, World war.


ABC-CLIO, LLC is a publishing company for academic reference works and periodicals primarily on topics such as history and social sciences for educational and public library settings.

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Action figure

An action figure is a poseable character figurine, made of plastic or other materials, and often based upon characters from a film, comic book, video game, or television program.

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American International Toy Fair

The American International Toy Fair (stylized as TOY FAIR) is an annual toy industry trade show held in mid-February in New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and at toy showrooms around the city.

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Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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A century (from the Latin centum, meaning one hundred; abbreviated c.) is a period of 100 years.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Concern (business)

A concern (Konzern) is a type of business group common in Europe, particularly in Germany.

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The counterfeit means to imitate something.

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A craft or trade is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work.

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A doll is a model of a human being, often used as a toy for children.

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An editor-in-chief, also known as lead editor, chief editor, managing or executive editor, is a publication's editorial leader who has final responsibility for its operations and policies.

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Electronic game

An electronic game is a game that employs electronics to create an interactive system with which a player can play.

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A game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool.

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Handheld game console

A handheld game console is a small, portable self-contained video game console with a built-in screen, game controls, and speakers.

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HighBeam Research

HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Gale, a subsidiary Cengage, for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.

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Jesse H. Neal Award

The Jesse H. Neal Award is a business journalism editorial award, presented annually in each of several categories.

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National Toy Hall of Fame

The National Toy Hall of Fame is an American hall of fame that recognizes the contributions of toys and games that have sustained their popularity for many years.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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PR Newswire

PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.

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Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information is a provider of data services, analytics and information to businesses.

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Rochester, New York

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York.

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Show business

Show business, sometimes shortened to show biz or showbiz (since 1945), is a vernacular term for all aspects of the entertainment industry.

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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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The Strong

The Strong is an interactive, collections-based educational institution in Rochester, New York, United States, devoted to the study and exploration of play.

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A toy is an item that is used in play, especially one designed for such use.

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Toy safety

Toy safety is the practice of ensuring that toys, especially those made for children, are safe, usually through the application of set safety standards.

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Toys "R" Us

Toys "R" Us, Inc. was an American toy, clothing, video game, and baby product retailer founded in April 1948, with its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.

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Trade magazine

A trade magazine, also called a trade journal, or trade paper (colloquially or disparagingly a trade rag), is a magazine or newspaper whose target audience is people who work in a particular trade or industry.

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Video game console

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.

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Video game crash of 1983

The video game crash of 1983 (known as the Atari shock in Japan) was a large-scale recession in the video game industry that occurred from 1983 to 1985, primarily in North America, because of market saturation.

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World war

A world war, is a large-scale war involving many of the countries of the world or many of the most powerful and populous ones.

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