Tag: Target

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2015
TargetLogo1 MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Disguise, Inc., the Halloween costume division of leading U.S. toy and consumer products company, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) received the 2014 “Vendor of the Year Award” for Seasonal from Target. The Target Vendor of the Year Awards distinguish a select group of vendor partners each year based on certain performance and relationship…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2015
POPTrgtAaoUVision1 Target Exclusive Faded Vision   Funko is excited to announce a Target Exclusive Faded Vision! The Target Exclusive Faded Vision is beginning to arrive in stores now. Check our store locator at www.funko.com to find your nearest participating Target!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2015
I saw this display at a Target store in November 2014. This was at a Target store in Los Angeles that I don’t normally visit.  I’ve never seen it anywhere else again. It was made of plexiglass and bolted to the shelves.  The projector was fully encased in thick plexi so that it couldn’t be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2015
SWDR4pkEpVIBk I was at my local Target tonight and saw four of the six “new” Star Wars Digital Release action figure 4-packs.   There’s one 4-pack for each of the prequel and original trilogy movies.  The figures are re-packaged versions of the new 5 point of articulation figures we have been getting in the Mission Series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2015
AAOUTitanIM1 Out and about at my local Target and Toys R Us stores and I’m starting to see a lot of Hasbro Avengers 2 Age of Ultron product:   3.75″ toy line 2″ toy line 12″ Titans figures   Role Play

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2015
McFTWDConstSetChart1 The following news on the McFarlane Toys ‘The Walking Dead” construction sets was posted today over on Todd McFarlane’s official Facebook page: The Walking Dead building sets are coming to THOUSANDS of MORE STORES!!!!! Beginning now…!!!!! When we first launched our THE WALKING DEAD building sets last fall exclusively at Toys ”R” Us…. they couldn’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2015
TargetLogo1 Target Canada takes steps to ensure a fair and orderly exit, seeks Court approval to begin liquidation process under the CCAA Company provides update on fourth quarter performance in the U.S. MINNEAPOLIS — January 15, 2015 – Today Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) (the “Company”) announces that it plans to discontinue operating stores in Canada through its…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2014
McFTWDTV6Rick Tis the season to kill a walker…and McFarlane Toys is bringing plenty of new figures, ready to assist! AMC’s The Walking Dead© may be on break, but the sixth series of AMC’s The Walking Dead action figures are ready to fright and delight this holiday season. This new series brings fans the a new version…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2014
TMNTMovieRevamp3 While strolling through my local Target this weekend something in the toy aisle caught my eye… which was exactly what it was designed to do.   Playmates Toys has redesigned the packaging for their Ninja Turtle movie product.  Just in time for the holidays AND the DVD/BluRay release this month they revamped not only the shape…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
You probably noticed that there was a bit of a gap between episodes, but if you are at all internet savvy you will have found both Jason… and I talking about pop culture stuff on a couple of other podcasts.  Hopefully that helped you get some of your GSi “fix” in between episodes. There’s been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
ScreenHunter_01 Nov. 05 08.31 Gifts that harken back to times past and make adults remember the little kid that’s still inside are lining the shelves at Target stores and Target.com this season thanks to a new, exclusive Limited Time Only toy collection.   Target’s Limited Time Only collection of 12 toys will be a hit with kids and collectors,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2014
Funko is excited to announce a Target Exclusive Rainbow Dash Vinyl Figure! The Target Exclusive Rainbow Dash is a black variant with a glitter finished mane. You can pick up the Target Exclusive Rainbow Dash Vinyl Figure on sale for $14.00 this week! Limited Time Only Target exclusive available through November or while supplies last….

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2014
Funko is excited to be part of Target’s “Collector’s World” section in stores nationwide! Visit a Target store to find the “Collector’s World” endcap in the toys department. Visit the store finder on www.funko.com to find your nearest Target. Visit the trading card section, located at the front of Target stores, for a Pocket Pop!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2014
  Funko is excited to announce a Target Exclusive Unmasked Batman Pop! The Target Exclusive Unmasked Batman Pop! is flowing into Target stores nationwide this week!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2014
For all of you folks that have been asking for more toy talk on the podcast, then this is the episode for you! We talk a little bit of music, a little bit of catch up and then we dive deep in our plastic lives and talk toys. I don’t think we talk about a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2014
ScreenHunter_419 Sep. 11 23.43 Target.com is now taking pre-orders on the Blu-ray release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and with it Target gets an exclusive NECA gorilla soldier in retro packaging:   Get a Target Exclusive Planet of the Apes Gorilla Soldier Classic Action Figure in Retro Packaging with the pre-order of Dawn of the Planet…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2014
halfshell-Heroes-TF1 Come ON!  How cute are these?    Playmates Toys have take the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to pre-school with their new TMNT “Halfshell Heroes” line of figures and vehicles.   While maybe not for every collector, this line makes perfect sense for Playmates toys as many of the children of the 80s are starting to have children…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2014
Action-Packed Blasters Feature Innovative Smart Stick™ System for the Ultimate Active-Play Experience EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel brings new style and attitude to active play with BOOMco.™, a ground-breaking innovation in blaster technology. Only BOOMco.™ uses Smart Stick™, a cutting-edge dart and target system that’s paired with amped-up blasters to bring kids the ultimate in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2014
IMG_6076 A couple of times a year Target stores set up special holiday sections of the stores.  We’ve reported on some of the past sales and items.  We are heading into Spring soon, so that means Easter is just around the corner.  That means that the holiday section has been over run with eggs, decorating kits,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2014
#TF14 Video Tour of Mattel’s Collector Press Event Showroom. Here’s a video tour of Mattel’s 2014 Collector Press Showcase Event held 2/16 at NY ToyFair.   Check out the latest reveals from Masters of the Universe, DC Comics, Hot Wheels, WWE, Monster High and Imaginext.   [youtube]http://youtu.be/-Y1u6-sLIzQ[/youtube]

 

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