It has been more than a year since “Breaking Bad” ended its run on television, but Walter White has now taken up residence on the shelves within Toys “R” Us stores — a decision that prompted a Florida parent to take action.
- My Little Pony and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles face off against pots and pans for induction into National Toy Hall of Fame
On Monday, the Strong Museum announced the 12 finalists it is considering for the 2014 induction into its National Toy Hall of Fame. The list includes a diverse array of playthings. Some, such as the Slip ‘n’ Slide, encourage physical activity. Others, such as the historically rooted American Girl dolls, with their accompanying book series, are educational in nature. Continue reading
Scores of shoppers began arriving at stores early Friday to grab deals on the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season. Many shoppers and retailers, however, remained cautious about holiday spending over concerns about the sluggish economy. Continue reading
In the second of a two-part series, NewsHour economic correspondent Paul Solman continues his report on the safety of toys sold in the United States, now focusing on the regulatory agencies intended to safeguard consumers. Continue reading
In the first of two reports on toy safety, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at how the recent controversy over lead levels in toys is affecting consumer shopping this holiday season. Continue reading