Big Brand Toy Catalogs Join in Fourth Quarter 2012

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From American Girl, Barbie and Fisher Price to Hammacher Schlemmer, online stores for kids of all ages lead the holiday gift offerings at

Leslie Linevsky

Leslie Linevsky, co-founder of

Online holiday sales figures have increased every year since started business 17 years ago - Leslie Linevsky, co-founder anticipates a record breaking 2012 holiday shopping season with the addition of major toy and children’s gift catalogs and retailers. Some of the new children’s gift merchants featured at include:

  • Fisher Price - a huge variety of classic toys, games and baby care products, including the Little People, Disney, View Master and Power Wheels brands.
  • American Girl - popular custom and themed dolls, doll clothing and furniture.
  • Barbie Collector - a wide selection of Barbie dolls, clothing and accessories for both little girls and adult doll collectors.
  • Giant Teddy – stuffed and personalized teddy bears for any occasion in a wide range of sizes and colors.
  • KooKoo Bear Kids – baby and kids gifts and bedroom décor including classic rocking horses and fully-appointed wooden play kitchens.

Grown up kids will find sophisticated toys and gadgets at major name retailers new to Among these stores are:

  •     Dazadi – recreation gear, fitness equipment, and game room essentials, including toys, board games, puzzles and arcade games.
  •     Hammacher Schlemmer - an innovative selection of high tech gifts, from toys and electronics to LED gadgets.

With the addition of these new listings, features over 740 catalogs, e-catalogs and online stores., which has been online for 17 years, now sees more than 60% of the year’s toy, game and doll sales from October 1 through December 15, reports co-founder Leslie Linevsky.

“This is the time of year when retailers need to adopt additional marketing channels and add new strategies for distributing catalogs,” says Linevsky. “Toy catalogs should be in mailboxes before December 1 and online stores and e-catalogs should be updated. We see the largest online sales uptick for stores that prominently feature the new and trending toys.”

Since 1996, shoppers have universally recognized as a trusted premier shopping service, attracting more than 1,000,000 unique visitors each month. The comprehensive website, newly launched for iPad and online catalogs feature over 740 major and specialty retailers and provide shopping access via web, iPad and mobile phone platforms.

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