During the festival, it is adults who keep cool in the crowd and bright lights.
In North America, according to industry analyst Jim Silver, parents spend $14 billion a year on Christmas gifts. in-
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Silver explained that while looking for popular toys for the season at the toy store, he said he had seen his share of melting over the years.
Silver and members of the toy testing Council of Canada, president of Canada neighborhood toy shop Patti Taggart walks along memory lane while recording top toys with children-
In the Christmas frenzy
1961: there was a red one before the iPad-
A frame drawing tablet called an etched sketch.
Taggart, the owner of the Ottawabased tag, calls it a "huge blow" both parents and children like ".
Today, classic etching sketches and their upgraded successors can still be found in the toy store.
1963: Tagart says easy-
The baking oven also caused hysteria, as with the etching sketch, and with the new model of the portable oven coming out after many years and decades, it managed to go beyond time.
1980: Rubik's Cube can be found in children's bedrooms around the world and is considered the best --
Toys have been sold.
More than 0. 3 billion units were sold worldwide.
1985: girls trade in Barbie, sign adoption documents, take home Cabbage Patch Kids worth $0. 6 billion, nicknamed "Ten years doll ".
In the second year, the Canadian newspaper reported the biggest doll --
Sales product line in the history of the toy industry. "(Adults)
The child fighting for the cabbage patch in the aisle.
I remember it was for cabbage.
"Someone grabbed the box and they would pull the river, and I saw it with my own eyes," Silver said . ".
1996: Consumers should remember a friendly red puppet on Sesame Street, and it will be hysterical earthquake and laugh before announcing "This is itchy.
"Millions of giggling at me, the Elmo dolls were sold for $35, and when they disappeared, Silver said, a group of helpless parents flocked to eBay for auctions and scalpers, they asked for hundreds of dollars in toys.
2000: players line up outside stores across North America to buy PlayStation 2, which is also a DVD player.
EBay and newspaper classifieds across the country sold the $450 machine for $750 to $1,750.
There were even reports of riots on the launch date.
2006: The Nintendo Wii was launched in November, and the $280 console's wireless controller topped the children's Christmas gift list.
"In those years when Wii and playstation were launched, they just dominated the holidays," Silver said . ".
2009: Last Christmas, the children wanted the hamster. -
More than $80 million worth of batteries
Operation Zhu pet hamster.
Silver believes that with more supplies, consumers will spend $0. 3 billion to buy rodents that mumble mum, squeak and move around.