Target Reveals 2013 Holiday Hot Toys List

by Christopher Freeburn | October 21, 2013 10:24 am

abc blocks toys kids school 630 300x199 Target Reveals 2013 Holiday Hot Toys List[1]With the holidays getting closer, retailers are putting together their forecasts of the toys most wanted by kids this year[2].

Discount retailer Target (TGT[3]) is including video games, electronics and sporting equipment in its holiday toy list for the first time this year. Uncertainty over the U.S. economy and lackluster toy sales in Europe, Australia and North America have some retailers worried about the strength of this year’s holiday shopping season, the Associated Press notes.

At least one analyst warns that toy sales this year will sink to $21 billion, down 2% from last year.

Here are some of the hottest toys for this holiday season[4], according to Target.

You can find Target’s full list of the top toys for this year at its website[7].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/abc-blocks-toys-kids-school-630.jpg
  2. forecasts of the toys most wanted by kids this year: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TARGET_HOLIDAY_TOYS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-10-21-06-39-02
  3. TGT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=TGT
  4. hottest toys for this holiday season: http://www.target.com/c/top-toys-ways-to-shop/-/N-5cgh5?ref=sr_shorturl_kidsgifts
  5. HAS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=HAS
  6. MAT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MAT
  7. at its website: http://www.target.com/c/top-toys-ways-to-shop/-/N-5cgh5?ref=sr_shorturl_kidsgifts

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