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Hot Toy Lists and Why You Should Ignore Them

Hot Toy Lists and Why You Should Ignore Them

Posted by Phil Wrzesinski, National Sales Manager, HABA USA on Oct 19th 2020

As a person who has spent his entire life in the toy business, Christmas is my favorite time of year. Heck, I will listen to Christmas music year-round.There is only one part of the Christmas season … read more
Marble Runs and Curiosity, Why You Need Both in Your Life

Marble Runs and Curiosity, Why You Need Both in Your Life

Posted by Phil Wrzesinski, National Sales Manager, HABA USA on Sep 29th 2020

“Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.” -William Arthur Ward, WriterHe stacks one block after another, meticulously checking the alignment after every block. He lays the horizontal pieces … read more
Why Track & Vehicle Sets are Probably One of the Best Toys Ever!

Why Track & Vehicle Sets are Probably One of the Best Toys Ever!

Posted by Phil Wrzesinski on Sep 23rd 2020

Almost every specialty toy store in America has a display table down low with wooden tracks glued to the board and a variety of vehicles, hills, curves, and maybe a building or two. And every child … read more
The Three B’s of Dolls

The Three B’s of Dolls

Posted by Phil Wrzesinski, National Sales Manager, HABA USA on Sep 18th 2020

My grandmother was ushered into a small room inside the Mattel Showroom at the 1959 New York Toy Fair. The people at Mattel wanted to get her opinion separate from my grandfather about a new doll th … read more