Faber-Castell USA Announces Exclusive With Learning Express

Jon Monahan Marketing Programs, Toy Industry

CLEVELAND, Ohio. Faber-Castell USA announced today its partnership with Learning Express Toys in the launch of Sparkles the Unicorn to be sold exclusively at Learning Express stores, nationwide, this summer. To read the entire article on Cision PRWeb, click the link below: Faber-Castell® USA Announces Exclusive with Learning Express Toys

COO Discusses How To Protect Customer Information

Jon Monahan Toy Industry

DEVENS, Massachusetts. BizTech Magazine recently wrote an article featuring Learning Express Toys COO & President, Kathy Troknya. In the article, Troknya discussed her thoughts on how retailers can improve their PCI DSS compliance and find ways to protect customer information. “It is very challenging for small business owners to navigate through that and understand all of the compliance rules and …

CEO & Founder Discusses Why Local Shops Outlasted TRU

Jon Monahan Toy Industry

DEVENS, Massachusetts. The Boston Globe recently wrote an article featuring Learning Express Toys CEO & Founder, Sharon DiMinico. In the article, DiMinico discussed her thoughts on why local toys stores outlasted the Toys ‘R’ US collapse. “I think for franchise expansion, there may be opportunities for us that didn’t exist before because of Toys ‘R’ Us,” DiMinico said. “We’ve actually …

Learning Express Exhibits at InterActivity 2018

Jon Monahan Toy Industry

RALEIGH, North Carolina. Learning Express Toys announced they will exhibit at the Associations of Children’s Museums’ annual convention, InterActivity 2018, in Raleigh, NC from May 15-18. InterActivity 2018 is designed to promote “Open Source Play: Sharing the Creative Code”. Open Source Play is the intersection between children’s museums and Open Source innovation, the bold idea revolutionizing global technology. The Association …

Learning Express Delivers 2018 May-June Catalog

Jon Monahan Marketing Programs, Toy Industry

DEVENS, Massachusetts. The Learning Express Marketing Team announced today the mailing of the 2018 Learning Express May/June Catalog, “100 Screen-Free Ways To #PlayUnplugged!”, to customer homes. An online version of the 2018 Learning Express May-June Catalog can be found here: 2018 Learning Express May-June Catalog. Hard copies are available in many store locations, while supplies last.

Founder & CEO Discusses Toys “R” Us Bankruptcy and Why Local Toy Stores are Here to Stay

Jon Monahan Toy Industry

DEVENS, Massachusetts. The hard lesson to be learned from the Toys “R” Us’ bankruptcy and now liquidation, for all those fast-growing businesses that dream of going public or aggressively expanding using private equity is “Beware!” Hind-sight is always 20/20, but had Toys “R” Us taken a more conservative growth path, and invested their profits in developing a knowledgeable sales force, …

Founder & CEO Explains Why Local Toy Stores Are Thriving

Jon Monahan Toy Industry

DEVENS, Massachusetts. New Orleans ABC affiliate, WGNO, recently interviewed Learning Express Toys CEO & Founder, Sharon DiMinico. In the interview, DiMinico discussed her company’s unique in-store experience that keeps customers coming through the door in an ever-increasing digital age. “We have been able to withstand the growth of Amazon and Walmart,” DiMinico said. “We’ve coexisted with Toys ‘R’ Us for …