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Dreams of pop stardom drive holiday sales

...Hannah Montana singing dolls are one of the hottest items on the market," said Jim Silver, the editor-in-chief of Toy Wishes , a trade publication. "Fifteen or 20 years ago, kids would have been listening to kids songs. Now kids after the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/07/liv_175745.shtml
Life & style
Retailers see good signs for holidays

...Craig Sherman, National Retail Federation's vice president of government affairs. Jim Silver, the editor in chief of Toy Wishes, a trade publication, said other toys that might be in short supply are Speed Stacks, from Jakks-Pacific, and Hasbro's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/08/bus_99645.shtml
Business
Children, analysts compile list of season's hottest gifts

...Retail Federation, the folks at Toy Wishes magazine make their list a yearlong...Silver said he feels pretty confident Toy Wishes was on the money when it came to...THIS SEASON'S HOTTEST TOYS FROM 'TOY WISHES' MAGAZINE(In alphabetical order...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/07/liv_389176.shtml
Life & style
Toy wars

...29.99; individual sets $5.99 and up - Monopoly Here & Now board game; $29.99 - Speed Stacks Stackpack cup stacking game, $39.99 - T.M.X. Elmo doll; $39.99 - Wii game console; $250 Source: Toy Wishes magazine vs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/05/bus_99223.shtml
Business
Getting tickled

...really thought there were some sort of wires, like a puppet, moving it," said Jim Silver, editor-in-chief of Toy Wishes, a trade publication. "We've never seen a stuffed animal that has this type of movement." The debut of T.M...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/20/met_97378.shtml
Metro
Toy Time!

...own investigation. To help out, Toy Wishes magazine has released it annual list...cline@augustachronicle.com. 'TOY WISHES' HOT DOZEN Pictured are the top...this holiday season, according to Toy Wishes magazine. All of these toys are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/25/liv_25855.shtml
Life & style
Hot for the holidays

...radio-controlled vehicles. "Believe it or not, remote-control toys are back in," Ms. Parker said. Jim Silver, publisher of Toy Wishes magazine, and other experts also agree that toys based on characters from TV shows, movies and books continue to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/24/liv_360293.shtml
Life & style
New magazine toys with kids' and parents' emotions

...dangerous in the hands of your kids. It's about toys. Toy Wishes ($4.99) is a slick annual consumer shopping guide...special pullout Pokemon cards.) In the hands of adults, Toy Wishes is a road map to the head-spinning array of toys and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/19/liv_273857.shtml
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