Lots of First Time Exhibitors Slated for ASTRA’s Marketplace

Nearly 140 first-time exhibitors are planning to participate at the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association’s annual marketplace scheduled June 25-28 in Philadelphia. For the first time, the Marketplace exhibit hall will be expanded to three full days. The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) recently announced the first-time exhibitors will be exhibiting at its record-breaking exhibit hall at ASTRA’s upcoming Marketplace & Academy. The exhibit hall—ASTRA’s largest ever—is sold out. Many will be showing products that are not available yet anywhere, which gives specialty retailers the opportunity to be the first to offer them in their communities. The theme for …