US: 436 retailers signed up for TIA Fall Preview

Over half of the top 25 sellers in the US within the pre-registered visitor list.
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The annual by-appointment-only event runs for three days in from October 4th to 6th and allows toy manufacturers and buyers from mass market retailers to preview new products more than a year in advance of in-store delivery.

To date, 436 retailers from 28 countries are pre-registered: Barnes & Noble, Big Lots, Costco, JC Penney, Radio Shack, Sam’s Club, Sear’s Holdings Corp, SkyMall, Target, Toys R Us, Walgreens and, among others.

The roster of more than 200 exhibiting companies includes Funrise, Leapfrog, Melissa and Doug, Playmobil and Silverlit alongside first-time exhibitors such as Asmodee, Talicor, Thames & Kosmos and Zike.

Further networking opportunities are available during the Fall Toy Preview opening night party on October 4th. Each exhibiting company will receive two tickets. Additional tickets cost $25 and all proceeds will benefit the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF).

Buyers or trade guests who have any questions about Fall Toy Preview are asked to visit the Fall Toy Preview website or contact Joan Wyche, director of buyer relations & attendee services.


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