Articles in the Marketing Category

Posted in Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 4 June 2010
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In case you had any doubt, CARS, CARS, CARS, CARS and more CARS licensed products. Next week is the big INTERNATIONAL LICENSING EXPO where companies with brand names try and convince others to license it to sell on products they might not directly make or sell … like these … So, no surprise, Disney made […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Kmart Would Like to Know (Survey + Contest!) – UPDATED – Comments Fixed
Posted in Advertising, CARS, check list, Checklist, collecting, Contests, diecast, Disney Pixar, Marketing, Mattel, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys on 28 May 2010
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The good folks at Kmart are looking for some honest feedback about what you, our dear readers, as collectors of Mattel Disney Pixar Cars think about a few different aspects of this fun pastime. The extra good news:  Each person who completes the survey will earn one (1) additional entry into the case giveaway contest! […]

Darth Vader Your Tom Tom
Posted in Film, Marketing on 19 May 2010
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Now, the Dark Side of the Force can command your in-car GPS navigation … I would pay $13 to hear James Earl Jones to command me to turn right at the intersection of Alderaan and Tatooine – perhaps telling me to slow down because “I want them alive!” Wouldn’t listening to C-3PO for hours on […]

Gallery of 1970’s Toys …
Posted in Marketing, Retail, Toys on 28 April 2010
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There is a fun galley of a more innocent time – toys of the 1970’s … some familiar, some not so much … $1.88 for an action figure? That’s crazy! And I should put these in a temperature controlled storage, it’ll be worth $13,000? Hey, mister, are you that guy on TV who invented crack […]

Disney Pixar CARS: It’s Pixar Video Day!
Posted in Film, Marketing, Toys on 26 April 2010
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Pixar Animation opens Canadian Studio! There is also a Part II and the original announcement video – see right hand sidebar. Thanks “Nikko” for the heads up. AND, hey – speaking of Pixar – here’s a fun ‘fake’ commercial of Lotso Bear (from Toy Story 3) made to look like it’s from the 1980’s recorded […]

Lego: They’re Magnetically Delicious
Posted in Film, Marketing, Toys on 7 April 2010
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Of course, Lego has also made great sets and now more so than ever with branching off into different directions like the Architecture series … but one area in which they have really stepped up are the little Lego figures … (technically they’re called minifigures). (Click on TEXT LINKS or ANY GRAPHIC for Lego Store […]

The World’s Second Greatest Job (One More Week to Apply)
Posted in Marketing on 30 March 2010
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A honeymoon website will send you & your partner/wife on a 6-month tour of the best honeymoon resorts around the world – you have to blog about it and they will pay you. “Runaway Bride and Groom to find the right candidate to do 6 months of research… researching the most romantic and ultimate wedding […]

Walmart How To Train Your Dragon: Future of Film-Toy Openings?
Posted in Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys on 23 March 2010
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In addition to the 40-foot long Viking ship in Times Square, Walmart is going full bore in launching itself as the THE place to buy “everything” related to Dreamwork’s new 3D animated film, “How to Train Your Dragon.” Walmart is literally building a Viking boat of merchandiscing … This will be hard to miss. Wal-Mart […]

Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Disney Stores To Get More “Fun.”
Posted in Marketing, Retail on 13 October 2009
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Disney Stores is working with Steve Jobs to make their stores more fun, interactive and with more activities for kids … “The company plans to unveil the new look in May in Southern California, Long Island and Madrid, and is close to signing a lease for that Times Square flagship.” ““We will essentially be the […]

National Talk Like a Pirate Day …
Posted in Marketing on 19 September 2009
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Yes, today is National Talk Like a Pirate Day … Top Ten favorite Pirate Sayings … 10) R. 09) Rrrrr. 08) Rrrrr you gonna eat that bucket of shrimp? 07) Rrrrr you gonna close that door, it’s cold in here! (pirates are softer than they used to be). 06) Rum-tini and keep them coming. 05) […]