Essays Tagged: "Toy"

A Glimpse of a true "Toy Story" The Mattel Legacy.

om a side project of creating dollhouse furniture from picture frame scraps, to the world's biggest toy company, Mattel is indeed the international icon and toy standards guiding force. From the intro ... toy standards guiding force. From the introduction of Barbie back in 1959 to the most sought after toy of a decade, yep I am talking about the cute, bright red furry, big yellow nosed, laughing, jigg ...

(2 pages) 142 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Response to essay, "The Lesson".

that day was getting her students to think. For instance, the children's thoughts on the expensive toys in the toy store give them an opinion on who would purchase them. The quotation, "White folks c ... ite folks crazy," implies that the kids know what kind of people purchase an outrageously expensive toy. This in addition gives the audience the picture of a group of poor, African American minorities ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An interpretation of "The lesson" by Maya Angelou

ne lady in fur coat. This sight just confirms her beliefs that white people are crazy. They visit a toy store and see all these toys that she feels aren't worth what they are priced for. She thinks ab ... riced for. She thinks about what her mother would say if she had asked for one of those high priced toys. She also considers all the other things that same money could buy.In my opinion, Sylvia resent ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cybertron's Great Disgrace

f the older fans happy but again they dropped the ball on an otherwise "unique" approach to selling toys.After watching BW for a few years on and off I was genuinely embarrassed at what the line had b ... led the day when Kenner who at the time were merged with Hasbro tried to reinvent Transformers as a toy franchise. I know that they and Hasbro have to do business like everybody else but this was just ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Is this Made For a Boy? Does it Matter?

row up playing with only cars and trucks, it is important that children be allowed to play with any toy they want. The use of play helps children learn both in a fun way and in a much quicker way. In ... erious (Lexicon Publications 362). If a child is to play he should be able to freely wander through toys whether they be dolls, cars, or dress up clothes. Same things goes for female children, she sho ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Ideal Stereotype Made By Social Construction

t a baby boy, they start to paint the baby room with blue color and, later, buy 'masculine' type of toys such as robots, car toys, gun toys, etc. They believe that pink is a little too feminine for th ... s can make him looks like a sissy. On the other hand, their daughter is disallowed to play with gun toys for it is so-not-a-girl-type-of-toy. To prevent their daughter to play with boys' toys again, t ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Humorous Creative Writing- "There goes my job" words: 1015

Hi. My name is Matt Timidus. I have been working at the toy store 'Toys r us' for 3 years so far, yet I never had this kind of catastrophe since my brother ... ened some days ago, but I can remember it as if it was yesterday...It was like any other day in the toy store. The "Barbies" were in alphabetical order from "Alpinist Barbie version 2 " to "Zelene, Ba ... d the leader of the three to me "we would just like to look around a bit, I'm trying to find a good toy for my little Tommy, you see" said the big man with a smile as big as himself. "S...Su...sure si ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay is about Little Tikes marketing Srategy.

t." Parents want their children to have fun, but learn at the same time. Since all of Little Tike's toys are safe for children to use, I thought that would also appeal to parents.Form of MarketingWhen ... n both enjoy the products.ExamplesSince this company has a wide variety of categories for different toys, using a mix is helpful when marketing. They produce infant toys, popular sports, pay trucks, r ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What are Lego's most valuable resources and capabilities at the turn of the century?

The landscape of the current toy market with the proliferation of electronics toys and games is constantly changing. Children are ... ainment economy saturated with play systems which are outcome driven . However, Lego, a traditional toy maker has stick to its core values of creativity, imagination, learning, fun and quality in it p ... lt of the many varying products means that children have more options to choose from in the growing toy market . In this paper, we will examine what are Lego's most valuable resources and capabilities ...

(3 pages) 114 1 3.9 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Describe an old family object that has been passed down through several generations, got an A*. description of my fathers old toy - "Tiggy Wiggles"

has fallen out. It is worth next to nothing in money, but the play, and generations, that this old toy has seen, have huge personal worth. My dad has had since he was about three, and I can im ... er tiger now. In it's one eye I can see, my father as a small child, and this soft, floppy, woollen toy as a brand new stripy tiger. I can also however see me in that toy, doing the same things, runni ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Difference between boy's and girl's section in a toy store.

and more inviting. When I would go into the "boys" section, I felt as if I were going into war. The toys were camouflaged, big in size, and the action figures were abnormally un-proportional to a real ... that girls are being taught from a young age that they have to be "perfect," like the barbies. The toy store started with a birthday party section. Surprisingly, it was not separated for both genders ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

An essay about the process and history about animal stuffing.

The skill of animal stuffing describes the act of making a toy animal stuffed with straw, beans, cotton, and other similar materials. Some stuffed animals are ... e part of daily life.During the Industrial Revolution Teddy bears were sold all over Europe. A huge toy industry began which rapidly increased the young populations of Europe. During the nineteenth ce ... ntertainment product took off, with commercial enterprises being established to produce children's' toys. The art and skill of animal stuffing is still with us and is as popular as it used to be.These ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

For a product of your choice discuss why it is important for marketers to 'balance' the marketing mix.

doll needs to be of good quality, especially since children are not known for taking care of their toys and parents will most probably refuse to buy new ones if the toy does not last long. The brand ... form of immediate payment is usually required from the customer.An organisation will sell Barbie in toy shops everywhere and not exclusively. This is the place. The product will be sold through channe ...

(4 pages) 72 1 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Design a child's toy

'Da BombThis toy is a toy designed to boost children's physical, cognitive, and social skills. It is useful for c ... , and social skills. It is useful for children age 2 to 10. It is a very colorful, very interactive toy that is enhanced even further by its multiplayer function. This toy ('Da Bomb) encourages them p ... sing around" is acceptable. With it's many learning levels children will be able to keep using this toy year after year.The idea of 'Da Bomb is to encourage children to play. It is made of a soft dura ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Advertising And Gender Roles

arbie and baby dolls, kitchen sets, make-up/jewelry/dress-up sets, and fairy tale princesses. These toys seem harmless to both the child and the parent, but gendered toys have long-term effects. These ... female's choice in occupation and her opportunities in society.Occupations are gendered, just like toys. Girls often grow up to be librarians, nurses, secretaries, or teachers, on top of being mother ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Its That Fuzzy Green Frog's Fault.

(1 pages) 413 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Lesson

end when Sugar talks about how there are people who can spend the equivalent amount of money on one toy as the amount that could feed a family of six or seven. Even some of the students realize that M ... going to the F. A. O. Schwarz the children were able see how other people spend money on expensive toys. Some of the children feel as if those toys are a waste of money because many of them feel that ...

(5 pages) 40 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Good And Bad Poetry

The Good, The Bad, and The Poetic (An analysis and evaluation on ?Little Boy Blue? and ?The Toys?.) What is a ?good? poem? Or what makes a poem ?bad?. There are no specific rules or gu ... es a bit more of an in-depth insight. In this analysis and evaluation of ?Little Boy Blue? and ?The Toys?, one will be able to understand what makes them either good poems or bad poems by the writers? ...

(4 pages) 866 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Economic Determinist Criticism Of "Barbie-Q"

happiness and glee. The girls owe their new Barbie dolls to a tragic fire that burned down a toy warehouse downtown the night before. Since most of the toys stored at this warehouse were either ... y have been marked down for immediate liquidation by the owners who now have nowhere to store their toys. The sisters, despite their youth, know exactly what has happened to the toy warehouse. The you ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mental Models and Mindsets Paper

to grow. Mattel is successful in creating new mental models and mindsets by becoming the number one toy company in the United States and around the world (Mattel, 2011).Understand Mental ModelsMattel ... new products. Mattel has had specific education and training, which has made them successful in the toy business their mental model is based on many different thought processes. Some of the other ways ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management