Tag: toy marketing

How LEGO Creates a Lasting Legacy

February 5th, 2012   •   1 comment   

Courtesy of Choo Yut Shing

Wonder how LEGO manage to rule the roost as one of the world’s most successful brand?

On a recent visit to Toys “R” Us at VivoCity with my kid, I observed that there are more and more interlocking brick toys filling the shelves these days.

Inspired no doubt by LEGO, brands like Mega Bloks, Coko and Tyco Toys are now emulating the same success strategy employed by the 80 year old Danish company, albeit charging a lower price for their bricks.
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Don’t Toy Around With Takashimaya

December 22nd, 2010   •   2 comments   

Christmas Fantasy @ Takashimaya Square
Not exactly award winning logo design, but it does the trick!

I’m not a shopaholic and neither is my wife. However, come December each year, we would venture forth to Takashimaya Shopping Centre (anchor tenant of Ngee Ann City) for our annual dose of gifting goodness. There is a certain magic in the way the Japanese retailer lays out its various spaces, tantalising consumers to part with their hard-earned cash in the most delightful way.

Christmas Fantasy @ Takashimaya Square
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