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The Bliss-Box Bridge Takes the Power of Bliss-Box Adapters to a Console

The Bliss-Box Bridge Takes the Power of Bliss-Box Adapters to a Console

Bliss-Box with its impressive compatibility is set to elevate its offerings. The company is designing new methods to configure, enable wireless functionality, and expand its capabilities. Why limit all this Bliss to a computer? The Bridge allows any controller to be used on any console. This is made possible because the Bliss-Box utilizes LLAPI to transmit data over the USB lines. - July 15, 2024 - Bliss-Box LLC

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Greenfield Park

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Greenfield Park. The center is preparing to open on June 14th weekend. Owner Venkata Manugolu has been working hard with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make his dream of learning center ownership a reality and is ready to... - June 01, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Ashburn West

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Ashburn West. The center is preparing to open on June 14 weekend. Owner Satya Ruttala has been working hard with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make her dream of learning center ownership a reality and is ready to begin... - May 31, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Wonder Works to Open Charleston, SC Retail Store Late June 2024

Wonder Works to Open Charleston, SC Retail Store Late June 2024

Elizabeth Royall Darby Announces Locally Owned Toy Store Will Return to West Ashley in Response to Customer Requests - May 26, 2024 - Wonder Works

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Middletown

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Middletown. The center is preparing to open on May 17 weekend. Owner Sridevi Nekkalapu has been working hard with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make her dream of learning center ownership a reality and is ready to begin... - May 20, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Manchester

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Manchester. The center is preparing to open on May 17th weekend. Owner Damodhar Reddy Dyava has been working hard with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make his dream of learning center ownership a reality and is ready to... - May 20, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Cumming Atlanta Highway

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Cumming - Atlanta Highway. The center prepares to open on May 3 weekend. Owner Vikas Maganti has been working hard with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make his dream of learning center ownership a reality and is ready to... - May 04, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Prosper East

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Prosper - East. The center prepares to open on May 3 weekend. Owner Jennifer Maddox has been working hard with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make her dream of learning center ownership a reality and is ready to begin... - May 04, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Vaughan Lawford & Major MacKenzie

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Vaughan - Lawford & Major MacKenzie. The center prepares to open on May 3 weekend. Owner Neha Arora has been working hard with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make her dream of learning center ownership a reality and is... - May 04, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Brown Toy Box Launches "Maya's Virtual Adventure" to Inspire Children to Explore STEAM and Game Design – powered by Microsoft  MakeCode

Brown Toy Box Launches "Maya's Virtual Adventure" to Inspire Children to Explore STEAM and Game Design – powered by Microsoft MakeCode

Brown Toy Box, an educational toy company, launches "Maya's Virtual Adventure" on May 1, 2024. The interactive game, powered by Microsoft MakeCode, fosters diversity and inclusion in STEAM fields. The game guides children through a virtual world with Maya, teaching coding and game development. The collaboration with Microsoft for Nonprofits aims to elevate Black youth from consumers to creators in the gaming industry, promoting inclusivity and interest in STEAM education. - April 29, 2024 - Brown Toy Box, Inc.

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Maple Grove

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Maple Grove. The center prepares to open on May 3, 2024. Owner Meenakshi Jakhar has been working with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make her dream of learning center ownership a reality and is ready to begin offering... - April 19, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Greensboro High Point

Best Brains Learning Centers further expands as Best Brains Greensboro - High Point prepares to open on Friday, March 8th. Owner Preeti Khurana has been working with the Franchise Success team for over 6 months to make her dream of learning center ownership a reality and are ready to begin offering... - March 09, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Spring Rayford Rd.

Best Brains Learning Centers wishes to congratulate Sheethal Reddy, owner of Best Brains Spring - Rayford Rd on their upcoming Grand Opening on Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 3 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Starting a learning center gives Sheethal the chance to make a difference to the lives of... - February 25, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Rea Farms

Best Brains Learning Centers continues to grow its presence in the Charlotte area as Best Brains Rea Farms prepares to open its doors on Friday, February 9. Husband and wife team Sweta and Niraj Banshal, owners of Best Brains Fort Mill, are excited to bring their leadership to students in the Rea... - February 07, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Allen East

Best Brains Learning Centers network of DFW area locations further expands as Best Brains Allen – East prepares to open on Friday, February 2. Co-owners Mia Chen and Nate Gao have been working with the Franchise Success team for over a year to make their dream of learning center ownership a... - January 26, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Aubrey South

Best Brains Learning Centers network of DFW area locations continues to expand as Best Brains Aubrey – South prepares to open on Friday, January 19. Co-owners Chandu Maganti and Anu Nalajala have been working diligently for many months to prepare the company’s first Aubrey center to... - January 19, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Scarborough - Town Centre

Best Brains Learning Centers wishes to congratulate Rajesh Naidu a on their upcoming Grand Opening for Best Brains Scarborough Town Centre. This will be the company’s first location in the Scarborough area, with more locations planned for the coming year. Best Brains Scarborough continues to... - January 19, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Pflugerville

Pflugerville, TX, January 16th, 2024: Best Brains Learning Centers congratulates partners Ravalika Vajinapally, Hyndhavi Ravula, Avinash Kandukuri, and Sri Tarun Davuluri on their upcoming Grand Opening of the newest Austin-area location – Best Brains Pflugerville. This is the first location... - January 19, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Plainfield North

Best Brains Learning Centers continues to grow in the Chicagoland area as Best Brains Plainfield North prepares to open on Friday, January 19. Sujata Bose, owner of Best Brains Naperville (Mall of India) will be expanding her portfolio with this new center, which will be serving the Plainfield and... - January 15, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Cambridge South

Best Brains Learning Centers wishes to congratulate Phaneedra and Kalyani Meka on their upcoming Grand Opening for Best Brains Cambridge – South. This will be the company’s first location in the Cambridge area, with more locations planned for the coming year. Best Brains Cambridge -... - January 15, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Etobicoke Albion & Finch

Best Brains Learning Centers wishes to congratulate Bhavin and Dhara Parekh owners of Best Brains Etobicoke – Albion & Finch on their upcoming Grand Opening. This will be the company’s first location in Etobicoke, with more locations planned for 2025. Best Brains Etobicoke –... - January 11, 2024 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum (Where Dungeons & Dragons All Started) for Sale

Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum (Where Dungeons & Dragons All Started) for Sale

Unique Historic Property for Sale - The Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum in Lake Geneva, WI. Imagine owning the Ultimate Collector's dream of Table Top Role-playing, Story-telling Gaming, the Original Dungeon Hobby Shop and Extensive Collection of Curated Artifacts, now a turn-key museum. - December 15, 2023 - Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum

Philanthropist Rosario S. Cassata, of The Cassata Foundation, Donates Gifts and Toys to 40 Local Children and Families

Philanthropist Rosario S. Cassata, of The Cassata Foundation, Donates Gifts and Toys to 40 Local Children and Families

Rosario S. Cassata and his wife, Carolyn, of The Cassata Foundation, hosted its Annual Event, "Shop with a Cop," along with Officer Delgado of the Suffolk County Police Department 2nd Precinct. This year, The Cassata Family donated gifts and presents to over 40 local children and their... - December 10, 2023 - The Cassata Foundation

Evmarktoys.com Just launched Armenian Toys and Montessori Toys

What are Armenian Toys? Armenian toys are a testament to the rich cultural heritage and artistic traditions of Armenia. These toys reflect the country's history, folklore, and craftsmanship, often incorporating elements of Armenian culture and symbolism. Handcrafted with precision and care,... - December 05, 2023 - evmarktoys.com

FUNWHOLE Leads Innovation with Original Steampunk Building Sets

FUNWHOLE Leads Innovation with Original Steampunk Building Sets

FUNWHOLE, a rapidly emerging lighting brick brand in the building blocks industry, is proud to announce the launch of their groundbreaking Steampunk World series. This original and innovative collection marks a significant milestone in FUNWHOLE's commitment to creativity and unique design. - November 18, 2023 - FUNWHOLE

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Kitchener - Sunrise

Best Brains Learning Centers wishes to congratulate Pratap Raju Pericherla, owner of Best Brains Kitchener – Sunrise on their upcoming Grand Opening on Friday, September 29th to Sunday, October 1 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. This will be the second location to open in the Kitchener area this year,... - September 27, 2023 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Equipping Black Nonprofits to Inspire Youth: Brown Toy Box and Microsoft Announce Transformational Collaboration

Equipping Black Nonprofits to Inspire Youth: Brown Toy Box and Microsoft Announce Transformational Collaboration

Brown Toy Box, an innovative educational toy company dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), proudly announces its groundbreaking collaboration with Microsoft Nonprofit Tech Acceleration. This transformative collaboration merges tactile toys with innovative learning technology, empowering, Black-led nonprofits to inspire youth who are underrepresented in both toys and games, through engaging online educational games. - September 14, 2023 - Brown Toy Box, Inc.

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Surrey Clayton

Best Brains Learning Centers is proud to announce their first location in the Vancouver, British Columbia area. Best Brains Surrey – Clayton will be hosting a Grand Opening event on Friday, August 25 to Sunday, August 27 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm all three days. Co-owners Bharath Baddam and... - August 25, 2023 - Best Brains Learning Centers

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Southlake

Best Brains Learning Centers portfolio of DFW area locations continues to expand as Best Brains Southlake prepares to open on Friday, August 11. Dr. Alice Ward-Johnson, veteran educator and owner of Best Brains Keller, is delighted to open her second location and provide the quality experience that... - August 10, 2023 - Best Brains Learning Centers

1985 Games Launches D&D Campaign Setting Inspired by Studio Ghibli & Legend of Zelda & is 3000% Funded

1985 Games Launches D&D Campaign Setting Inspired by Studio Ghibli & Legend of Zelda & is 3000% Funded

1985 Games, creators of Dungeon Craft and VHS Dice, returned to Kickstarter on August 1 with an all-new D&D campaign setting inspired by the breathtaking films of Studio Ghibli and the popular game series The Legend of Zelda. The Kickstarter Campaign met its goal within minutes of launching and... - August 02, 2023 - 1985 Games LLC

Welcome to the Best Brains Family - Celina South

Best Brains Learning Centers continues its DFW expansion by welcoming Vasu Valasapalli, owner of Best Brains Celina – South into its portfolio of Texas-area learning centers. Vasu joins Best Brains as an owner after several years as a satisfied parent to two Best Brains students. He is... - July 20, 2023 - Best Brains Learning Centers

D.O.P.E. - High-End Collectibles Brand Dedicated Exclusively to Black Icons Series 1 Launch

D.O.P.E. - High-End Collectibles Brand Dedicated Exclusively to Black Icons Series 1 Launch

Depicting Our Peoples Excellence (D.O.P.E.), the first company to celebrate heroes from Black culture through high-end scale collectibles launches with two Black icons from American history - Bass Reeves and Stagecoach Mary. - July 17, 2023 - Go Hero

Let's Be Onyx: A New Creative Think-Tank Shaping the Future of Pop-Culture

Let's Be Onyx: A New Creative Think-Tank Shaping the Future of Pop-Culture

Let's Be Onyx, is a new cutting-edge powerhouse collaboration of five accomplished entities, all with a rich history of pop-culture success. Sharing vision and decades of collective experience, Let's Be Onyx will create unique pop-art collecting experiences and provide services to talented emerging... - July 06, 2023 - Go Hero

1985 Games Announces D&D Campaign Setting Inspired by Studio Ghibli & Legend of Zelda

1985 Games Announces D&D Campaign Setting Inspired by Studio Ghibli & Legend of Zelda

1985 Games, creators of Dungeon Craft and VHS Dice, will return to Kickstarter this summer with an all-new D&D campaign setting inspired by the breathtaking films of Studio Ghibli and the popular game series The Legend of Zelda. In Obojima: Tales from the Tall Grass, players will explore a... - June 29, 2023 - 1985 Games LLC

100,000 Snowballs Get Launched on the First Day of Summer

100,000 Snowballs Get Launched on the First Day of Summer

As summer arrives, winter delivers nationwide with Yeti Snowbrawl becoming the world’s first indoor snowball fight board game. - June 23, 2023 - Lethal Chicken Games

Sirius Dice Teams Up with Wizards of the Coast for Dice Products

Sirius Dice, a producer of innovative and premium quality dice, collaborates with Wizards of the Coast and its two most storied brands in gaming, D&D and MTG. - April 24, 2023 - Sirius Dice

The Tri-County Fair Announces Its 9th Year, June 15-18, 2023 in Rockaway, NJ

The Tri-County Fair Announces Its 9th Year, June 15-18, 2023 in Rockaway, NJ

Four Days of Summer Fun at the Tri-County Fair. Fireworks, rides, games and more, June 15-18, on 107-acre campus of Christ Church Campus. The 9th Annual Tri-County Fair is returning on Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18 with all-new rides, carnival games, free family entertainment, great... - April 05, 2023 - Christ Church USA

1985 Games Debuts Special Edition Dice Collaboration with Penny Arcade

1985 Games Debuts Special Edition Dice Collaboration with Penny Arcade

1985 Games, creators of Dungeon Craft, VHS Dice, Dungeon Notes, and more, has crafted a special edition set of their popular Sharp Edge VHS Dice in collaboration with the team at Penny Arcade. The Special Edition Dice will be available to the 70,000 attendees expected to attend PAX East from March 23-26 in Boston, Massachusetts. - March 23, 2023 - 1985 Games LLC

Erik Quam Joins Smart Toys and Games as Vice President of New Product and Business Development

Erik Quam Joins Smart Toys and Games as Vice President of New Product and Business Development

Toy industry veteran Erik Quam has joined Smart Toys and Games Inc., as the company’s VP of New Product and Business Development. Quam joins the US-based team and will also work closely with world headquarters based in Belgium. Quam is no stranger to the toy industry. His career spans more... - March 21, 2023 - Smart Toys and Games

Best Retail Websites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 27th Annual WebAward Competition

Best Retail Websites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 27th Annual WebAward Competition

Excellence deserves recognition and it’s time to win Best Retail Website in the Web Marketing Association’s 27th annual international WebAward Competition for Website Development. This acclaimed award program recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals in 86 industry categories, including Retail, Catalog and Shopping. Enter today at www.webaward.org. - March 16, 2023 - Web Marketing Association

Princess Booker, Granddaughter of Cedella Marley Booker, Releases Her First Children’s Book, "Grandma What’s That?" Adding Diversity to Picture Books

Princess Booker, Granddaughter of Cedella Marley Booker, Releases Her First Children’s Book, "Grandma What’s That?" Adding Diversity to Picture Books

Nine Mile Babies is a children's brand founded by Princess Booker, committed to promoting diversity through books and toys. Their aim is to empower kids to learn, grow, and play through representation and inclusion. The storybook collection "Grandma What’s That?" highlights the unique beauty of different cultures, inspiring children to embrace and appreciate diversity. - January 28, 2023 - Princess Booker

Kids Preferred Announces New President, CFO and COO

Kids Preferred Elevates Three Executives to the C-Suite. Kids Preferred LLC, a New Jersey-based consumer product manufacturer and a leader in the licensed infant & preschool children’s toys industry, has appointed Larry Presser as President and Chief Revenue Officer, Lisa Deubel as Chief... - January 15, 2023 - Kids Preferred

Parker Pawn and Jewelry Announced Toy Round Up Will Help Cape Fear Valley Health

Parker Pawn and Jewelry Announced Toy Round Up Will Help Cape Fear Valley Health

Parker Pawn and Jewelry announced that Cape Fear Valley Health is the recipient of the Round Up Change promotion. The toys collected will be handed out to all the kids who are at the hospital during the holiday season. What a joyful day it will be for the kids. They want to thank their customers... - December 19, 2022 - Parker Pawn

Christmas Crazy Mazes - Fun with Purpose

Christmas Crazy Mazes - Fun with Purpose

A book of Christmas-shaped mazes for kids ages 10-12. - December 02, 2022 - Barefoot Brains Publishing

Lego Artist Coming to Memphis, Tennessee, March 25-26

Lego Artist Coming to Memphis, Tennessee, March 25-26

On March 25-26, 2023, some of the most acclaimed LEGO Artists will be in Memphis for the BrickUniverse LEGO fan event. Each Artist will have a gallery filled with their LEGO creations and each attendee will have the opportunity to not only meet the Artists, but they will have the opportunity to ask questions about their creations. - November 20, 2022 - BrickUniverse

Lego Artists Coming to Jacksonville

Lego Artists Coming to Jacksonville

On December 10-11, some of the countries most acclaimed LEGO Artists will be in Jacksonville for the BrickUniverse LEGO fan event. Each Artist will have a gallery filled with their LEGO creations and each event attendee will have the opportunity to not only meet them, but can ask questions about their work. - November 20, 2022 - BrickUniverse

SmooSat Launches Flagship Electric Scooter – SmooSat Max

SmooSat Launches Flagship Electric Scooter – SmooSat Max

It is the time of the year again when markdowns hit a record high. It is Black Friday. Whether you take pride in pampering yourself or pride yourself as a great gift giver, or require a bit of inspiration, finding the latest and greatest is a particular skill unto itself. Go Green on Black... - November 18, 2022 - SmooSat

Rare Baseball Cards Discovered in Western Massachusetts Up for Auction by Central Mass Auctions

Rare Baseball Cards Discovered in Western Massachusetts Up for Auction by Central Mass Auctions

Rare T206 Carolina Brights baseball cards discovered in Western Massachusetts are up for auction in Worcester, MA. The cards were set to be thrown away until a family member saved them. The "Carolina Brights horde" is expected to sell between $250,000 to $500,000. A rare T206 Ty Cobb card in the collection is estimated to sell for $50,000. - November 10, 2022 - Central Mass Auctions

Cut Media’s Hiho Kids and American Girl Create Content Partnership for Brand’s All-New Truly Me Line of Dolls, Outfits and Accessories

First-time partnership launches with special episode inside American Girl’s flagship Chicago store. - November 03, 2022 - Cut Media

GoHero Partners with Atomic Toybox Entertainment to Launch Original Sci-Fi Entertainment and Collectibles

GoHero Partners with Atomic Toybox Entertainment to Launch Original Sci-Fi Entertainment and Collectibles

GoHero, makers of award-winning collectables based on pop-culture icons announced today its partnership with Atomic Toybox Entertainment, producers of award-winning animation and live action entertainment brands, for the launch of Forgotten Future©, a new property and toy line. The first peek... - October 22, 2022 - Go Hero

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