Sep 12 2013, 2:09pm CDT | by Sumayah Aamir
Walmart is a well-known name in US. In fact, it is the biggest seller of toys in America. Every year, Walmart prepares top toys list for the holiday season. This year, the giant toy retailer gives the opportunity to toy experts. Who they are?
They are the kids. Yes a bunch of 1,000 kids choose top toys for Walmart’s annual holiday list for this year. These kids have ages in between 18 months to 10 years. They tested and played with the toys before choosing top ones. Walmart has announced today its “Chosen by Kids” top toy annual holiday list. This list includes both fresh arrivals and all time classics.
New arrivals that came on the top toy list include $44.88 VTech Go! Go!, $37.96 Sofia the First Talking Doll and Animal Friends which is now available at a roll back price of $32.88, and $34.97 Flutterbye Flying Fairy Doll which is now available at a roll back price of $27.88.
Classics like $159 Barbie Dreamhouse is present on the Walmart’s top toy list for the consecutive 5th time. $59 Furby Boom is present on the list for second consecutive year. $49 Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo came back on list with new toy.
It has also announced to lower the prices of 100 toys including dolls, action figures and ride-on toys. Out of these 100 toys, 20 toys are present in the top toy list. These top 20 toys will be available on lowered prices in all Walmart stores and on its official website. All the Walmart’s chosen by kids top toys will be available for sale from tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 13, and is free with no opening fees.
SVP of toys and seasonal at Walmart U.S., Scott McCall said, “We are taking the guesswork out of customers’ holiday toy shopping by turning to kids to tell us what the real top toys are. Kids told us they want interactive toys as well as classic brands. After hearing this feedback, we did what we do best. We made price investments to offer absolutely great savings on these holiday toys and more for our customers.”
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