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PHILADELPHIA, April 12- When Justin Becker moved into a new home in south Philadelphia, he set the TV and video games in the unfinished basement, leaving his three children free to go down and watch when they wanted. The board games stayed upstairs in the living room. Hasbro Inc, maker of old standbys like Monopoly and Risk, says that revenue for its line of games...
Finding that her top toy choice, Shopkins- tiny grocery store characters made by Australia's privately-held Moose Enterprise- was sold out, Catie went directly to the Barbie row and picked out one of Mattel Inc.' s iconic dolls. Though Mattel, Hasbro and Lego control about 40 percent of the U.S. toy market, there's a growing niche for smaller companies such as Alex...
Swimming pools have been part of California's lifestyle for decades. But things are getting tougher.
We still don’t know if an injured Tiger Woods will play at the Masters Tournament, but we do know what he’ll wear if he does.
In May, one of the more anticipated collections will come from the estate of the late John Whitehead, former chairman of Goldman Sachs.
*Nintendo, DeNA to jointly develop, operate phone apps. *Nintendo has lost users to apps, console rivals. Nintendo, which already warned its annual operating profit would halve on weak console sales, said on Tuesday it was teaming up with online gaming firm DeNA Co Ltd to develop and operate gaming apps.
*Nintendo has lost users to smartphone apps, console rivals. TOKYO, March 17- Japan video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd and online gaming firm DeNA are teaming up to develop smartphone games featuring the likes of Super Mario, in a bid to retain users increasingly shunning their console and browser-based games. As a result, Nintendo will acquire a 10 percent stake in...
Six years ago, tech entrepreneur Tristan Walker left Wall Street with a specific goal in mind.
Apple says its new watch is great for physical fitness. But 17-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer is not so easily sold.
If you don't recognize the acronym G.E.M., just wait. If Lupo Groinig has his way, the name may become a household word in the Western market.
Thanks in part to growing online resale marketplaces and new software, the $5 billion ticket scalping industry is stronger than ever.
NEW YORK, March 3- With thousands of free downloads at the ready with the swipe of a finger, parents of tweens face a daunting question: How much are they willing to spend to lure their children away from electronic devices? A real-life classic version of the board game costs around $21, compared to 99 cents for the app. At the annual Toy Fair in New York in mid-February,...
CNBC hit the New York Toy Fair with two pint-sized analysts in tow, to find some of the hottest toys that kids will really want to play with.
Whether its aluminum fishing boats or mega yachts, one theme is prevailing across price categories in Miami: boat sales are back.
The Adult Entertainment Expo isn't like most industry gatherings, it welcomes its fans. But in case you can't make it, here's a peek inside.
The CEO of Jenny Craig says his company's program gets results, one of the reason celebrities swear by its services.
Elvis Presley's personal jets will go under the hammer in a sealed-bid auction for a piece of mile-high rock and roll memorabilia.
New Year's Eve is one of the biggest nights of the year for champagne sales. New Year's Day is one of the biggest days of the year for hangover cures.
Saturday is the last numerically sequential date in the calendar for nearly two decades, sending wedding demand soaring.
With much of the U.S. experiencing a cold front and snow already falling, resorts are getting a head start on ski season.