toys and games

Shoppers spent $4.2B online on Thanksgiving

Americans with a hearty appetite for online deals pulled out their smartphones and, for the first time, shelled out more than $4 billion on Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday shopping season.

LOL Surprise toys to be made with biodegradable plastic, paper in 2020

LOL Surprise! It might sound like a text you'd get before receiving shocking news, but it's actually the name of one of the hottest toys. The intricate kits filled with tiny plastic pieces are topping wish lists, but they've also been creating a huge amount of non-recyclable plastic waste.

Hasbro hopes to bank on Disney movie toys

Two of Disney's most successful movie franchises are about to hit theaters again, and toymaker Hasbro needs people to buy as many related toys, figurines and games as they can to gain lost ground this holiday season.