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The Hottest Toys for the 2013 Holiday Season

At least one retailer is 'bullish' on the upcoming season


Toys R UsAs children return to school and autumn leaves begin to fall, parents start thinking about … presents for the holidays.

Every year, Toys R Us’ compiles a list of the hottest toys that kids will be begging for as the Christmas season approaches. An executive with the retail chain told the Associated Press that Toys R Us’ is “pretty bullish on what the holiday season looks like” this year.

Toys R US Announces Holiday Shopping Program Early
Toys R US Announces Holiday Shopping Program Early

Economists expect consumers to remain cautious this year with retailers forecast to see a 2.4% gain in spending during November and December, compared to last year.

Here are the top 15 toys in demand for this holiday season, according to Toys R Us’:

  1. Sofia the First Royal Talking Vanity
  2. Despicable Me 2 Miniion Dave, Agnes & Gru Collector’s Edition Figures
  3. The Ugglys
  4. Doc McStuffins Deluxe Get Better Check-Up Center
  5. Ever After High Royal & Rebel Dolls
  6. LeapPad Ultra
  7. LEGO Legends of Chima The Lion CHI Temple
  8. Crazy Cart
  9. Xbox One
  10. FurReal Friends Cuddles My Giggly Monkey Pet
  11. Big Hugs Elmo
  12. Shimmer ‘N Sparkle Cra-Z-Loom Braclet Maker
  13. tabeo e2
  14. Flutterbye Flying Fairy
  15. Skylanders SWAP Force

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