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  1. Discovery Toys

    Discovery Toys is a 34 year old direct sales company specializing in educational toys. It functions with the typical direct sales model using party plan marketing, offering incentive trips and the earning of free merchandise. Its products are sold in the U.S. and Canada, and its headquarters are in Livermore, California. Discovery Toys is a member of the Direct Selling Association . ref http company.shtml Discovery Toys About Us ref History Discovery Toys was founded by early childhood educator, Lane Nemeth, in 1978 with a 5,000 family loan. ref name inc cite news url http magazine 19900701 5247.html title Greer vs. Nemeth publisher Inc. magazine author Nancy Rutter date July 1, 1990 accessdate December 8, 2009 ref By 1982, the company had 4.6 million in revenue and 2,500 sales consultants. ref name boca cite news url http newspapers?id 4N4PAAAAIBAJ&sjid ko0DAAAAIBAJ&pg 7261,1774611 title Entrepreneur s sales thrive from educational toy parties publisher Boca Raton News Knight Ridder author Steve Kaufman date November 7, 1982 accessdate December 8, 2009 ref Ms. Nemeth grew the company to a 100 million in annual revenue by 1997 then sold the company to Avon Products Avon ref name time cite news url http time magazine article 0,9171,1044713,00.html title Let s Pawty publisher Time magazine author Coco Masters date April ... toy marbles are run. Marbleworks was included in Discovery s product line when Discovery Toys expanded ... article SB10643190181563400.html?mod googlewsj title Discovery Toys Will Launch Its Toys and Games in China ... of its product line is exclusive to Discovery Toys, and many of the products have garnered awards ... s top selling toys is Marbleworks. Released in 1982 it consists of colorful, sloped, plastic ... code U.S. or postal code Canada . References reflist External links http Discovery Toys Category Direct sales companies Category Toy companies of the United States ...   more details

  1. The Toys

    Distinguish The Toyes The Toys were an United States America n Pop music pop girl group from Jamaica, New York Jamaica , New York , which was formed in 1961 and disbanded in 1968. ref name AMG Members The trio music trio consisted of Barbara Harris singer Barbara Harris August 18, 1945, Elizabeth City, North Carolina sang lead most of the time. Barbara Parritt born October 1, 1944, Wilmington, North Carolina Wilmington , North Carolina . June Montiero born July 1, 1946, Queens , New York . Career The Toys were discovered at a talent show by management manager Vince Marc, who introduced them to songwriters Sandy Linzer and Denny Randell . ref name AMG cite web first last url Allmusic class artist id p24887 biography pure url yes title Biography by Andrew Hamilton publisher accessdate 16 December 2008 ref Linzer and Randell wrote most of the song s sound recording and reproduction recorded by them, including their United States U.S. 2 hit record hit single music single A Lover s Concerto , and also record producer produced the group s 1965 66 recordings on Bob Crewe s DynoVoice Records DynoVoice record label . ref name AMG Global sales of this gramophone record disc exceeded two million copies, with a music recording sales certification gold record awarded by the Recording Industry Association of America R.I.A.A. in 1965. ref name The Book of Golden Discs cite book first ... breaking up. ref name AMG The Toys appeared on most of the major Television TV rock music rock television ... London isbn 1 904994 10 5 page 563 ref 1966 Baby Toys U.S. 76 1966 Silver Spoon U.S. 111 1966 ... R&B 43 Albums 1966 The Toys Sing A Lover s Concerto and Attack U.S. Billboard 200 92 Top R&B Hip ... scene exclusives toys exclusive.html Interview with The Toys Allmusic class artist id p24887 pure url yes The Toys biography at DEFAULTSORT Toys, The Category American girl ... groups established in 1961 Category Musical groups disestablished in 1968 de The Toys ...   more details

  1. Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys

    Infobox single Name Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys Cover Caption Artist Biffy Clyro Album The Vertigo of Bliss A side Joy.Discovery.Invention B side The Houses of Roofs br All The Way Down Chapter 2 Released 15 July 2002 small UK small Format Gramophone record 7 , Compact Disc CD Recorded The Practice Pad br small Glasgow , Scotland small Genre Alternative rock Length 5 28 Label Beggars Banquet br small BBQ361CD UK, CD br BBQ361 UK, 7 small Writer Simon Neil Producer Chris Sheldon Certification Last single 57 song 57 br 2002 This single Joy.Discovery.Invention Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys br 2002 Next single The Ideal Height br 2003 Misc Extra track listing Album The Vertigo of Bliss Type single Tracks Bodies In Flight The Ideal Height With Aplomb A Day Of... Liberate The Illiterate A Mong Among Mingers Diary of Always Questions and Answers song Questions and Answers Eradicate the Doubt When The Faction s Fractioned Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys All The Way Down Prologue Chapter 1 A Man Of His Appalling Posture Now The Action Is On Fire Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys is a song by Biffy Clyro from their second album, The Vertigo of Bliss , and was the band s fourth single. It appeared as a A side and B side Double A Side double A side with Joy.Discovery.Invention , and was released on Compact Disc CD and Gramophone record 7 . The B side to the vinyl, All The Way Down Chapter 2 , originally first appeared on the band s debut independent single, Iname song iname , in 1999. Overview Simon Neil ... Neil. Music by Biffy Clyro. CD small BBQ361CD small Joy.Discovery.Invention 3 38 Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys 5 28 The Houses of Roofs 5 12 7 small BBQ361 small Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys Edit 4 08 Joy.Discovery.Invention 3 38 All The Way Down Chapter 2 3 16 Personnel ... stub gl Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys ...   more details

  1. Discovery

    wiktionary discovery Discovery may refer to Discovery observation , observing or finding something unknown Discovery fiction , a character s learning something unknown Discovery law , a process in courts of law relating to evidence tocright Devices Roomba Discovery, a robotic vacuuming device Discovery synth , a VSTi software synthesizer by discoDSP Nature Discovery horse , an American thoroughbred racehorse Discovery apple , an apple cultivar i.e., a variety of apples Discovery elm cultivar Companies, projects, teams Discovery Communications , an American global media and entertainment company Discovery Program , NASA space science program Discovery Project , a European research project Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team , a professional cycling team Discovery Records , a record label Discovery ... design Vessels and vehicles Marine Discovery 1602 ship Discovery 1602 ship Discovery cruise ship Discovery cruise ship Discovery I , sternwheel riverboat operated by Riverboat Discovery Discovery II , sternwheel riverboat operated by Riverboat Discovery Discovery III , sternwheel riverboat operated by Riverboat Discovery HMS Discovery HMS Discovery disambiguation HSS Discovery HSS Discovery , a high speed ferry RRS Discovery RRS Discovery , the ship on Captain R.F. Scott s Antarctic expedition RRS Discovery 1962 RRS Discovery 1962 , a British Royal Research Ship operated by NERC Space Discovery One , a fictional space craft from the film 2001 A Space Odyssey Space Shuttle Discovery Space Shuttle Discovery Land Land Rover Discovery , a 4x4 MPV manufactured by Land Rover Culture and mass media Museums Discovery, Weymouth , a science centre in Dorset, England Music Discovery Electric Light Orchestra album Discovery Electric Light Orchestra album Discovery music video , a music video album by the Electric Light Orchestra Discovery band an indietronica side project from members of Ra Ra Riot and Vampire Weekend Discovery Daft Punk album Discovery Daft Punk album Discovery Jewelry album ...   more details

  1. Discovery!

    Infobox Album See Wikipedia WikiProject Albums Name Discovery Type Album Artist Charles Lloyd jazz musician Charles Lloyd Cover Discovery .jpg Released 1964 Recorded May 27 and 29, 1964 br small Genre Jazz Length 47 11 Label Columbia Records Columbia br small CL 2267 Producer George Avakian Last album This album Discovery br 1964 Next album Of Course, Of Course br 1965 Album ratings rev1 Allmusic rev1Score rating 4 5 ref cite web url http album r155170 title Discovery The Charles Lloyd Quartet Charles Lloyd & 124 AllMusic first Scott last Yanow work year 2011 last update accessdate 14 July 2011 ref Discovery is the debut album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd jazz musician Charles Lloyd released on the Columbia Records Columbia label featuring performances by Lloyd with Don Friedman , Eddie Khan , Roy Haynes , Richard Davis double bassist Richard Davis , and J.C. Moses . The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and states Lloyd s Coltrane inspired sound was already in place, and his flute playing was becoming distinctive. The music is essentially melodic but advanced hard bop, a strong start to an important career . ref Yanow, S. Allmusic class album id r155170 pure url yes Allmusic Review accessed 21 October 2009 ref The piece Ol Five Spot is a homage to the legendary New York Five Spot jazz club of the same name . Track listing All compositions by Charles Lloyd except as indicated Forest Flower 7 44 How Can I Tell You 5 10 Little Peace 6 24 Bizarre 4 13 Days of Wine and Roses song Days of Wine and Roses Henry Mancini Mancini , Johnny Mercer Mercer 5 46 Sweet Georgia Bright 5 38 Love Song to a Baby 5 50 Ol Five Spot 6 26 Tracks 2, 3, 6, 7 recorded on May 27, 1964 1, 4, 5, 8 recorded on May 29, 1964. Personnel Tracks 1, 4, 5, 8 Charles Lloyd jazz musician Charles Lloyd tenor saxophone , flute Don Friedman piano Eddie Khan double bass bass Roy Haynes drum kit drums Tracks 2, 3, 6, 7 Charles Lloyd jazz musician Charles ...   more details

  1. TT Toys Toys

    Orphan date September 2010 TT Toys Toys SRL are an Italian manufacturer of children s pedal and electric ride on cars. They have a factory near Milan and specialise in the manufacture of licensed replica cars for children. History Toys Toys was founded in 1978 in Tribiano near Milan by Alberto Burratti, Luigi Vezzoli, Carlo Boselli and Pietro Pandini. The founders came from a specialist vacuum forming factory and wanted to apply this knowledge to the toy world. The company quickly built up a reputation for quality and detailed design, resulting in a number of profitable and durable partnerships ... . The increasing sales and ability to self finance expansion did not go unnoticed and so in 1997 Toys Toys joined the Berchet Group s family. The partnership with Berchet allowed Toys Toys to increase ... Toys Toys products across the world. However Smoby themselves then fell into financial troubles and despite ... the Toys Toys bosses decided to acquire the company via a management buy out, and continued to remain ... article CA6538420.html ref . Toys Toys enjoyed a few years of growth as it built up its ... recession that began at the end of 2007. Toys Toys did survive the crisis, but in 2010 decided to agree .... Products Toys Toys primarily focus on the manufacture of licensed ride on cars for children. The company ... the focus on licensed cars, Toys Toys have experimented with non branded ride ons as well. They manufactured ... competitors, which is flexible and forgiving if crashed into a wall. Toys Toys also test all electric ... do. Toys Toys also assembles each car to near completion and as a result customers only need ... in mind. Toys Toys pride themselves on the fact that their cars will last for years and in fact ... replace parts. Licenses Toys Toys hold licenses for a variety of sports car brands as well as licenses for more mainstream cars. Toys Toys have always been very picky about what licenses they accept ... GMBH Spain Tbd Portugal Tbd United Kingdom Exclusive Toys ref http ref Switzerland ...   more details

  1. Toys in the Attic

    wiktionarypar toys in the attic Toys in the Attic is a euphemism for insanity it may also refer to Toys in the Attic play Toys in the Attic play , a play by Lillian Hellman Toys in the Attic film Toys in the Attic film , the film adaptation of the Hellman play Toys in the Attic album Toys in the Attic album , a 1975 album by American rock band Aerosmith Toys in the Attic song Toys in the Attic song , the title track from the album Toys in the Attic, a song by the Dutch Pagan Folk band Omnia band Omnia Toys in the Attic, an List of Rugrats episodes episode of Rugrats Toys in the Attic, an episode of the anime series Cowboy Bebop Disambig es Toys in the Attic it Toys in the Attic pt Toys in the Attic desambigua o ...   more details

  1. Plan Toys

    14 ref Products In 2009, Plan Toys collaborated with French design school cole Camondo to produce two toys that promote the discovery of nature ref cite news last Polgar first Pauline coauthors title ...File PlanToys 002.jpg thumb right Plan Toys Plan City road construction set Plan Toys is a toy manufacturer located in Amphoe Bang Phli Bang Phli district in the Samut Prakan Province of Thailand . It was founded in 1981 and makes its toys out of rubberwood , a renewable resource sustainable by product of the latex industry s harvesting of trees used for natural rubber production once their productivity declines. ref cite book last Fuad Luke first Alastair authorlink coauthors title Eco design the sourcebook publisher Chronicle Books date 2009 location page 287 url http books?id uObc8G1KI3wC&pg PT134&dq rubberwood renewable resource&client firefox a doi id isbn 9780811855327 ref Using the trees as a resource in this way for wooden toys made by Plan Toys is considered environmentally responsible. ref cite news last Shannon first Lorraine coauthors title Tis the season for giving ... 02 1227980019034.html accessdate 2009 07 14 ref Plan Toys also uses preservative free rubberwood and non ... authorlink coauthors title Milestones work publisher Plan Toys date 2009 url http ... books?id a u CZAOtOwC&pg PA307&dq 22plan toys 22&client firefox a doi id isbn 9780393334289 ref ref ... PA260&dq 22plan toys 22&lr &client firefox a doi id isbn 9781416541240 ref Distribution Starting in January 2002, Plan Toys products were distributed worldwide by Swedish company BRIO . ref cite news last first coauthors title Brio to distribute Plan Toys work place pages language English publisher ... 07 14 ref After the downfall of BRIO US in 2006, Plan Toys opened its own distribution unit in the United States. In 2007 Marbel Toys took over distribution in the UK and Ireland. ref cite news last first coauthors title Marbel to distribute Plan Toys in U.K. work place pages language English publisher ...   more details

  1. Escor Toys

    Orphan date February 2009 Escor Toys is a United Kingdom British toy manufacturer, based in Bournemouth , Dorset , England with Department for Work and Pensions accreditation and owned by Bournemouth Borough Council . It is best known for its wooden toys manufactured by people with disabilities. History Dorset Enterprises was founded in 1914 by a Bournemouth Councilor to provide work for injured servicemen returning from the First World War . In 1938 Escor Toys was formed to manufacture wooden children s toys. Slowly the staff based shifted to provide work for people with disabilities. Awards In November 2006 Escor Toys was voted Best Buy in the Ethical Consumer Buyers Guide to Toys External links http Dorset Enterprises http Escor Toys Category Companies based in Bournemouth Category Toy companies of the United Kingdom ...   more details

  1. Nirmal toys

    Nirmal toys are traditional Indian wooden toy s made in the town of Nirmal in the Adilabad district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India . ref http 2010 10 07 stories 2010100758170200.htm ref History The tradition in Nirmal of creating wooden toys goes back 400 years. They are carved from local softwood and painted with Duco paints. Ganjifa playing cards are also traditionally made in Nirmal, but as of February 2011, only one elderly artisan was still making them. ref http life and style kids article1477067.ece ref See also Channapatna toys References reflist Category Culture of Andhra Pradesh Category Indian handicrafts Category Traditional toys Category Wooden toys toy stub ...   more details

  1. Kargopol toys

    File Kostenko Elena Folk toys from Kargopol buk127bw.jpg thumb Kargopol toys, a painting by Elena Kostenko . Kargopol toys lang ru are moulded painted clay figures of people and animals. It is one of the old Russia n folk art handicraft s, which is produced in and around the town of Kargopol , Arkhangelsk Oblast , in the north of Russia. ref cite book last first . . title year 1986 publisher location Leningrad ref It started in 19th century in the areas west of Kargopol. The potters were not professionals, but just peasants who made toys in their spare time. A notable toy maker in the beginning of 20th century was Ivan Druzhinin 1887 1949 . The handicraft almost became extinct in 1930s. In 1950s only one artist, Ulyana Babkina 1889 1977 , was making the toys. Eventually, Babkina s toys received all Russian recognition, were noticed by the Russian Artist Union, and the handicraft was revived. Currently, bright colors white, red, yellow, black are typically used, in contrast to the old masters, who used the colored clay and produced toys in rather reserved colors. Kargopol toys are typically single characters, and very seldom they represent a group of two or three characters. The front of a toy gets more decoration, and the toys are thus oriented to the front view. ref name info cite web url http . KargToysInfo.html title year 2007 language Russian accessdate 14 June 2011 ref A singular character of Kagopol toys is a Polkan which is a combination of a human and a horse. ref name info References reflist Russian souvenirs state uncollapsed Category Russian culture Category Russian inventions Category Arts and crafts Category Clay toys Category Traditional toys Category Arkhangelsk Oblast ru ...   more details

  1. USB toys

    Unreferenced date November 2006 USB toys are toy s or gadget s which draw their electrical power from the USB or Universal serial bus on a computer. They are also known as office toy s or cubicle toys . Types There are, broadly, 2 categories for USB toys, useful toys and fun toys. Useful toys are gadgets which aim to fulfill a useful purpose but are of limited practicality due to the restrictions on the power supply through the USB port . Examples of these would be paper shredder s and reading lamps. The fun toys have no practical use other than pure fun. Examples include USB missile launcher, USB boxer and USB whack it. These are especially popular in office environments as they provide an interesting distraction and can often relieve stress in a similar way to the classic stress ball . Power supply The USB specification provides a 5V volt s supply on a single wire from which connected USB devices may draw power. The specification provides for no more than 5.25V and no less than 4.35V between the ve and ve bus power lines. The USB connector was originally designed as a replacement for the serial port serial and parallel port parallel Computer port hardware ports on computers. It was hoped that eventually a number of devices would be able to Daisy chain Electrical and electronic engineering daisy chain together using the USB ports. The use of a USB port to power toys was probably not what they were intended for. DEFAULTSORT Usb Toys Category Electronic toys Category Executive toys Toy stub ...   more details

  1. Dymkovo toys

    File .JPG thumb right 200px Dymkovo toy . Dymkovo toys , also known as the Vyatka toys or Kirov toys , , in Russian language Russian are moulded painted clay figures of people and animals sometimes in the form of a Tin whistle pennywhistle . It is one of the old Russia n folk art handicraft s, which still exists in a village of ru Dymkovo near Kirov, Kirov Oblast Kirov former Vyatka . Traditionally, the Dymkovo toys are made by women. The tradition of making pennywhistles in the form of a horse, a horserider, and a bird goes back to the ancient magic ritual images and has to do with the agricultural calendar holidays. Later on, little figures lost their magic meaning and turned into toys for children, the making of which would become an artistic handicraft. Up until the 20th century, this toy production had been timed to the spring fair called , or whistler. The first recorded mentioning of this event ... into decline because the Dymkovo toys had been forced out of the market by the factory made moulded ... . These days, the Dymkovo toys are known as a popular Russian souvenir . File . .JPG thumb left 280px Dymkovo toys The Dymkovo toys are moulded ... together with watery clay. After the toys are dried and Tempering tempered in a furnace , they are whitewashed ... toys include ancient motifs, as well as those of the second half of the 19th century, such as ... and others. In the 1930s, the Dymkovo toys began to depict fairy tale s and contemporary lifestyle ... and others. Massive, abstract, and somewhat grotesque forms of the Dymkovo toys are emphasized by ruffles, puffed collars, and other features. Improvised bright painting of the toys represents a geometric ... toys Russian souvenirs state expanded DEFAULTSORT Dymkovo Toys Category Russian culture Category Russian inventions Category Arts and crafts Category Clay toys Category Traditional toys fr Jouets ...   more details

  1. Paper toys

    noref date September 2011 Paper toys are toys made of paper. They are constructed in several ways, by Paper folding folding , as in paper airplane s, paper fortune teller s or Origami , or by cutting, decorating or assembling pieces of paper with glue or tape to create a paper doll or paper model . History unreferenced section date September 2011 Image orizuru.jpg thumb left Origami Crane Image monstruo.jpg thumb right Paper monster created by Nicolas Terry Paper toys date back to Ancient history ancient times . The history of paper toys can be traced back to the art of Paper folding origami or i GA me .The word is based on the Japanese words Ori , which means to fold, and Kami , which means paper. However origami s roots are from China and it spread to Japan somewhere around the sixth century. The craft was for only the rich at first because the cost of paper was very high. They found useful ways to use the folded paper. For example, they would fold it with strips of dried meat or fish and this was called Noshi, which was a token of good luck. Also they would often wrap the glasses of wine at a wedding into butterfly form to represent the bride and groom. As time went by new methods ... accessible to all people. Paper doll s have been popular toys throughout the last couple of centuries. Unlike the origami and modern paper toys these are usually flat 2d dolls. Often various paper clothes and such things are used to decorate the doll. Much alike the modern paper toys they would ... and then a page of all the costumes and add ons. Modern paper toys Image FrankieToy.jpg thumb ... toys are made using paper , Pressure sensitive tape tape or glue , scissors and a printer. Most modern paper toys are digitally distributed patterns that are printed and cut to be folded into the desired ... model References references Decorative arts DEFAULTSORT Paper toys Category Paper products Category Art and craft toys Category Paper toys ...   more details

  1. Channapatna toys

    Image Wooden toys.JPG 350px thumb right An assortment of Channapatna toys and dolls Channapatna toys are a particular form of wood en toy s and doll s that are manufactured in the town of Channapatna in the Bangalore Rural district of Karnataka state, India . This traditional craft is protected as a geographical indication GI under the World Trade Organization, administered by the Government of Karnataka. ref name GI GI for Channapatna toys and dolls is mentioned by cite news url http 2006 02 19 stories 2006021919380100.htm author P. Manoj title GI certificate for Channapatna toys, Bidriware, Coorg orange work Online Edition of The Hindu, dated 2006 02 19 publisher 2006, The Hindu accessdate 2007 04 22 location Chennai, India date 2006 02 19 ref As a result of the popularity of these toys, Channapatna is known as Gombegala Ooru toy town of Karnataka. ref name tt A brief history of Channapatna toys is provided by cite news author Govind D. Belgaumkar and Anil Kumar Sastry url http 2006 10 27 stories 2006102714680200.htm title Unique symbols of Karnataka work ... Aale mara ivory wood . ref name nic A brief description of Channapatna toys is provided by cite web ... toys The origin of these toys can be traced to the reign of Tipu Sultan who invited artisan s from Persia to train the local artisans in the making of wooden toys. ref name tt For nearly two centuries, ivory wood was the main wood used in the making of these toys, though rosewood and sandalwood ... name dh A detailed summary of Channapatna toys is provided by cite web url http ... craftsmen are introduced to the local artisans, who use them to create well designed toys and dolls ... s Vishwa scheme has also been provided. ref name dh See also Channapatna Nirmal toys References Reflist Karnataka topics DEFAULTSORT Channapatna Toys Category Culture of Karnataka Category Lacquerware Category Traditional toys Category Wooden toys Category Indian handicrafts ...   more details

  1. Educational toys

    with the toy. More toys are designed with the child s education and development in mind ... toys which tend to last for a long time serve to maintain interest and durability for the child especially ... to promote sales to parents. Such toys are often more expensive than traditional ones. Indeed, the Early Learning Centre shop is founded on the premise of educational toys, and is more expensive than average. The packaging of many toys includes a table of skills and benefits imbued by the product ... complex toys. Instead, real objects, and participating in real activities, can be used along side a child s imagination. Educational toys in child development As mentioned previously, educational toys claim to enhance intellectual, social, emotional, and or physical development. Educational toys .... Interlocking manipulative toys like Lego or puzzles challenge the child to improve hand eye coordination ... by the child increases when the educational toy is age appropriate. Educational toys in the classroom ... that educational toys are part of the modern educator s curriculum. From manipulatives, to dress up, to board game s, to musical instrument s, to interactive electronic toys such as robot s or turtle robot turtle roamers , the breadth of educational toys is vast. While it is not uncommon to find computer ... larger role in our lives and the lives of children, so too will their role in educational toys and games ... of what is educational changes, so too will the integration of new toys into our children ... of educational toys include Building toys, such as toy block s. Automoblox wooden construction cars Scale model s Construction toys Lego Meccano Child computer Electronic toys Speak & Spell toy Speak ... Category Educational toys pt Brinquedo educacional ro Juc rii educa ionale ...   more details

  1. KB Toys

    to Toys R Us company name K B Toys company logo Image Kblogo.PNG 200px 1997 2009 Logo The 1998 Present ... U.S. key people num employees industry Retail products Toys, electronics, board games, dolls, and video ... K B Toys previously known as Kay Bee Toys was a chain of shopping mall mall based retail ... . K B Toys was owned by Melville Corporation which was responsible for its CVS Pharmacy CVS ...?mod googlenews wsj title K B Toys Faces Liquidation last Brickley first Peg work Wall ... retailer Toys R Us announced on September 4, 2009 that it had acquired the remains of K B Toys, consisting mainly of its website, trademarks, and intellectual property rights. ref name toysrus cite web url http article SB125209531190087209.html title Toys R Us Buys KB Toys ... B Toys operated three distinct store formats K B Toys, K B Toy Works, and K B Toys Outlet aka Toy Liquidators . K B Toys stores were mostly found in the company s traditional base of shopping malls ... strip malls. K B Toys Outlet and Toy Liquidators stores, as the name implies, were usually found .... Financial trouble KB Toys was purchased and taken private in 2000 by the leveraged buyout firm ... company news bain capital buys toys unit of consolidated stores.html Dec. 8th, 2000 . Only http ... of the company. Sixteen months after the buy out deal, and in a move that did not improve KB Toys financial ... and Target Corporation Target , and due to its enormous debt, on January 14, 2004, K B Toys filed ..., K B Toys website was closed down. The K B Toys brand and related intangible assets were sold by Streambank LLC to Toys R Us on September 4, 2009 for a reported 2.1 Million. Because K B Toys 460 stores ... intellectual properties. Toys R Us remains unsure of how the K B name will fit into its future business plan. ref name toysrus So far, Toys R Us uses the K B Toys brand in self manufactured toys, under the name KB Classics with the K B Toys logo. Slogans America s Toy Store Hot We Got, at KB ...   more details

  1. Toys Hill

    infobox UK place country England official name Toys Hill latitude 51.2408 longitude 0.1007 population shire district Sevenoaks district Sevenoaks shire county Kent region South East England constituency westminster Sevenoaks UK Parliament constituency Sevenoaks post town postcode area postcode district dial code os grid reference Toys Hill is a hamlet in Brasted civil parish in the Sevenoaks district Sevenoaks district of Kent , England . It lies to the south of Brasted Chart , also in the parish. The hamlet is situated on the scarp slope of the Greensand Ridge , a high escarpment formed of Lower Greensand sandstone immediately north of the Weald . The thickly wooded Toys Hill convert 235 m ft is the highest point on the Greensand Ridge to the north of the Weald . Within the hamlet, there are outstanding views of the Weald from a terrace, which also includes a sunken well, on Puddledock Lane ... more land at Toys Hill through donations, culminating in 1981 with the acquisition of extensive .... The National Trust s Toys Hill estate now runs to more than convert 200 acre ha of woodland. The area ... of it is recognised as a Grade I site of national importance for nature conservation. History Toys ... Toys paid 12d to the Manor of Otford for the right to keep pigs in Otford Woods and it is likely that he or his family gave their name to this area of Brasted Chart. Toys Hill was part of the Common of Brasted ... Chertstone for their roads and buildings. Various pits that are visible in the high woods of Toys ... stone. The dense woodlands that crown Toys Hill and the surrounding plateau were badly affected by the Great Storm of 1987 . Toys Hill used to be well known for its groves of ancient beech ... can be studied by Natural England . External links http Toys Hill http ... kent w south east places north kent toys hill outridge.htm Toys Hill and Outridge information at the National Trust Sevenoaks Category Sevenoaks Category Hamlets in Kent Kent geo stub fr Toys Hill ...   more details

  1. Doepke Toys

    equipment and cars. ref About Doepke Toys TNT Toy Trucks Web site http Doepke.html Retrieved 6 17 11. ref The popularity of Doepke toys among children in the 1950s was likely ... Doepke Toys Blog http ?tag doepke unit crane Retrieved 6 17 11. ref On many occasions, salesmen would carry Doepke toys with them to help with sales. In one instance a model made ... in 1949. It was one of the most popular pressed steel construction toys ever made. It was rugged ... in steel costs and its inability to create the same realism with wood toys, Doepke was forced to shut down. Today, there are many collectors of Doepke toys and the models are routinely offered for sale ...   more details

  1. Takatoku Toys

    Refimprove date April 2007 Takatoku toys was a Japan ese toy company active during the 1970s and 1980s. While responsible for many robots, action figures and vehicles, they are today mainly known for making the original Macross toys. During the 1970s Takatoku made toys based on shows such as Ultraman Leo , Hurricane Polimar , and even Speed Racer Mach Go Go Go years after the show had aired . They produced die cast character toys including the Z Gokin line as well a wide range of other sizes and types. ref http datafiles data takatoku2 ref Kanzen henkei When the Real Robot real robot craze hit in the early 1980s Takatoku adapted by changing the style of their toys. The turning point came in 1982 when they produced toys for Macross 1982 83 with the focus on the transforming VF 1 Valkyrie . Designed by Shoji Kawamori , the Valkyrie was a very complex design at the time and a transforming toy seemed unlikely. Up to this point transforming toys were usually rather crude and tended to focus purely on one mode at the expense of the other s . A vehicle mode might simply be the robot flat on its belly with wheels or wings on the sides. Working with Kawamori, Takatoku was able to design a transforming 1 55 scale toy of the Valkyrie which was dubbed kanzen henkei perfectly transforming . While not exactly a perfect rendition of the Valkyrie it was still for a toy very accurate .... Takatoku s last toys were for the unsuccessful Special Armored Batallion Dorvack Dorvack TV series .... Bandai got a hold of the Kanzen henkei VF 1 Valkyrie, releasing toys for the 1984 movie The Super ... the rights to the Valkyrie toy, which they used to make the character Jetfire while toys from ... and Whirl Transformers Whirl . Many Macross toys but not the Kanzen Henkei would be used by Matchbox toy company Matchbox for their Robotech line. A little known company known as Select Toys used ... Toys Takatoku Toys article on the Transformers wiki Category Japanese Die Cast Category Defunct companies ...   more details

  1. Micronauts (toys)

    The line of Mego toys known as the Micronauts started in 1976 as a repackaged version of Japanese toymaker Takara s Microman line. Original designs never included in the Microman line were later added to this collection, which inspired the Marvel Comic, Micronauts . Releases by Year 1976 image biotron.jpg right thumb Micronauts Biotron toy Figures Acroyear Biotron Galactic Warrior Microtron Space Glider Time Traveler The first Micronauts action figures. Four of the Microman figures M101 Jeorge orange red , M102 Jack clear , M103 Jessie blue and M104 John yellow were repackaged for the states as the Time Traveler figures. The figures are primarily made of colored transparent and white solid plastics. Vehicles Crater Cruncher Galactic Cruiser Hydra Hydro Copter Photon Sled Ultronic Scooter Base & Playsets Astro Station Mobile Exploration Lab Stratastation 2002 Palisades Toys begins re releasing Micronauts toys. External links http home.htm http microheritage micronauts.htm http toys micro http www.micro http columns spotlight s1micronauts.shtml http index.html http micronaut.htm http www.action index.php?name News&file article&sid 4911 DEFAULTSORT Micronauts Toys Category Action figures ...   more details

  1. Robotix (toys)

    Original research date June 2011 Robotix toys were sold by Milton Bradley from 1984 until 1994. It was turned into the animated series Robotix in 1986. Learning Curve Brands began offering Robotix sets in 1994, and continued offering them until 2001. The packaging at this time changed to reflect the Learning Curve name, and many new parts were added. Since 2001, Robotics and Things ref http robotix rbxindex.html ref has continued to sell Robotix toys through the internet. Despite the changes in distribution, products currently available are fully backward compatible with all toys from 1984 onward. ref name RoboticsAndThings Information provided by Neil L. Friedman, Director of Robotics And Things in an email dated 11 5 2007. ref Verify credibility date November 2009 The toy was high quality for the time, featuring a good figure, heavy plastics and rounded corners. References Reflist Category Toys of the 1980s Category Construction toys ...   more details

  1. Toys for Tots

    Infobox Non profit Non profit name Toys for Tots Non profit logo File Toysfortotslogo.png 150px Non profit ... Reserve area served United States product mission Provide toys for underprivleged children focus method ... http dissolved footnotes File Toys for tots.jpg thumb upright 1.0 An early official promotional photo from the Toys for Tots program File Toysfortots.jpg thumb ... FEMA donations following Hurricane Katrina Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States ... . ref name history cite web url http about toys for tots toys for tots program origin and evolution.asp title Origin and Evolution of Toys for Tots publisher United States Marine Corps accessdate 17 December 2009 ref The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation , a 501 c 501 charity ... Toys For Tots began as a Los Angeles Charitable organization charitable effort in 1947. Hendricks was inspired ... cite news first Sam last Richards title John Hampton, co founder of Toys for Tots, dies at 103 url http ... accessdate 2010 07 26 ref who coordinated and collected some 5,000 toys for local children that year ... were so successful that, in 1948, Toys For Tots was launched as a national campaign. Hendricks ... toys. In 1980, only new toys were accepted, as reservists were no longer able to dedicate drill hours to refurbish toys, as well as legal concerns and the mixed message of giving Used good hand me downs ... foundation. In 1995, the Secretary of Defense approved Toys for Tots as an official mission of the Marine Corps Reserve. ref name chronology cite web url http about toys for tots toys for tots program chronology.asp title Chronological History of The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program publisher United States Marine Corps accessdate 17 December 2009 ref Noting in 1996 ... Giving Starts at the Top White House announces staff toy drive for Toys for Tots last Hadley first ... ref As of 2009, the Toys for Tots Program and Foundation have collected and distributed almost five ...   more details

  1. Toys For Bob

    Infobox Company company name Toys For Bob company logo Image Toysforbob logo.jpg 200px Toys For Bob logo company type Subsidiary of Activision foundation 1989 location Novato, California , United States key people Paul Reiche III founder and CEO br Fred Ford programmer Fred Ford founder and Technical Director num employees 75 revenue unknown owner Activision Blizzard parent Activision industry Computer and video game industry Video games homepage http Toys For Bob products Toys For Bob is a small video game developer founded in 1989 by Paul Reiche III and Fred Ford programmer Fred Ford . They are most known for creating Star Control and its sequel Star Control II The Ur Quan Masters , but they were not involved in the development of Star Control 3 . After this they went on to create a number of games for Crystal Dynamics , including the hectic combination of action and strategy ... as Little Witching Mischiefs in Japan for Bandai . ref name Activision purchases Toys for Bob This relationship ... term contracts with Activision, which is owned by Vivendi, and Toys For Bob will remain in place in Novato, California . ref name Activision purchases Toys for Bob cite web url http game 2005 05 03 activision acquires game developer toys for bob title Activision purchases Toys ... that Toys for Bob has been working on the next Spyro series Spyro game in the series for Activision ... Toys Breathe Fire Back Into Spyro? url http articles 114 1149117p1.html publisher IGN ref The name Toys for Bob was invented by Laurie Lessen Reiche it was chosen to stimulate curiosity and allude to Paul and Fred s appreciation of real toys. ref See http ... http Toys For Bob official website http company toys for bob Toys For Bob company overview from MobyGames Vivendi Category Activision Category Companies based in California ... Category Video game developers Activision stub US videogame company stub fr Toys For Bob nl Toys For Bob ...   more details

  1. Toys For Boys

    Unreferenced date January 2007 Infobox Single See Wikipedia WikiProject Songs Name Toys For Boys Cover Marion Toysforboys cover.jpg Artist Marion band Marion from Album This World and Body B side Released May 1995 Format 7 CD Cassette Recorded Genre Length Label London Records Writer Producer Harding, Grantham, Cunningham Certification Last single Sleep Marion song Sleep br 1995 This single Toys For Boys br 1995 Next single Let s All Go Together br 1995 Toys For Boys is a single by Marion band Marion , released in 1995. It reached number 51 on the UK Singles Chart. Track listing All tracks by Harding Grantham Cunningham, words by Harding. 7 and Cassette singles Toys For Boys Down The Middle With You CD singles Toys For Boys Down The Middle With You Changed For The Same International versions German French CD Toys For Boys Sleep Marion song Sleep Down The Middle With You Father s Day The Only Way live Japanese CD Toys For Boys Sleep Marion song Sleep Down The Middle With You Father s Day The Only Way live The Late Gate Show live Personnel Jaime Harding vocals, harmonica Tony Grantham guitar Phil Cunningham rock musician Phil Cunningham guitar Julian Phillips bass Murad Mousa drums Category Marion songs Category 1995 singles 1990s rock song stub ...   more details

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