DAVID SMITH: Hold the obituary

Our contributor argues that reports of the toy industry's demise are premature.
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“THE toy industry is dead.”

That’s the sort of statement that catches your attention, but I can’t claim the credit for it.

It was written by Richard Gottlieb, a highly respected toy industry analyst over in the States. Gottlieb’s theory is that the toy industry, as we know it, has changed irrevocably since the explosion of digital entertainment.

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