Tag: Target

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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]

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2014
New line of articulated action figures available now exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide LYNNWOOD, WA – February 11, 2014– Funko is excited to announce a new line of highly articulated action figures celebrating some of pop culture’s biggest franchises. The hit HBO® series Game of Thrones® will be the first license released in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 12, 2014
Right before the holidays we started to see a few items, mostly role-play, trickle into stores for Hasbro’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier line.   Now that the calendar has flipped to 2014 the figures are starting  to hit mass retail and on-line at places like BigBadToyStore, EntertainmentEarth and Amazon.com. This first wave has: Captain America,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2014
As we start the new year and stores start re-setting their post-holiday aisles, more new products are hitting stores now.  As we saw at SDCC last year Mattel is thinking small when it comes to retail.  Smaller figures that is.   The “evergreen’ Batman line is shrinking from 5″ to 3.75” and Batman is bringing along…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2013
While out and about this week I found one of the new figures from the new Marvel Legends Captain America themed wave at a local Target.   This is the WWII Captain America, which is the figure that comes without a piece of the Mandroid build-a-figure.   The packaging of this wave is a significant departure from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 15, 2013
For the past several years Target stores have been offering up some fun new seasonal items for fans of pop culture as part of their seasonal resets and this year is no exception.  As a part of this, Target has done a seasonal aisle of toys, food, ornaments and sometimes even exclusive figures.   The toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2013
All good things must come to an end.   And so we come to the end of our first ever Imaginext week.   I hope you have enjoyed these reveals as much as I have.   We’re going out with a big finish – an awesome pair of Bat villains! But first lets look at the final installment…

 

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