Booming Sales in Toyland

Santa's elves prepare for what may be their best Christmas ever

Make way for a fun-and-games Christmas. Stand aside for an avalanche of GoBots, Trivial Pursuits, G.I. Joes, Gloworms, Transformers, Cabbage Patch Kids, Care Bears and Rainbow Brites. Hold your breath for a flood of He-Mans and My Little Ponys. After two years of a sturdy economic recovery in which adult Americans got their goodies, it is now the turn of their children. Toymakers and -sellers are happily anticipating their biggest Christmas, and their biggest sales year, ever.

The 235 members of the Toy Manufacturers...

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