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About the Dolls Report - The Dolls Trend Report uncovers trends in this popular section of the toy industry, featuring modern developments in dolls for girls like Barbie, Polly Pocket and Bratz. Our research examines innovative products by doll makers like Mattel and Dollz Mania, as well as doll games like dress up that have gone digital with websites like Stardoll. In a world engrossed with technology, companies need to understand consumer demand when it comes to the evolving world of dolls, toys and other child-orientied products.

Who It's For - While the fashion and technology industries influence everything from doll clothes to how consumers interact with toys, companies must understand these trends to stay competitive and relevant in the market. Our consumer-based research is worthwhile to businesses looking to better understand trends in the expansive toy industry, specifically the niche genre of dolls.

Whether you are a market researcher in search of insight or a corporation looking to enhance innovation, the Dolls Trend Report will assist in deciding the future direction of product design and marketing.

The Dolls Trend Report, last published on Sep 09, 2014, includes 98 PRO Trends and 1,485 examples of dolls market research and dolls consumer trends related to: toys, games, dress up, children, girls and dolls trends.

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trend research methodology Methodology - Our dolls research is based on Trend Hunter's 1,485 crowdsourced dolls trends and 2,067,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

What You'll Get:
• 98 Page / Slide Presentation Dolls PDF Report Dolls PPT Report
• 98 Page In-Depth Reading Report Dolls PDF Report

Contents:
• 98 Dolls PRO Trends
• 1,485 Dolls Examples
• 208 Dolls Videos (Online) Dolls Videos
• 8,910 Dolls Images (Online) Dolls Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Dolls and more!



Sample Dolls Pro Trends - Each Dolls PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online dolls articles, videos and images. Examples:

Crocheted Play Going back to basics, retailers turn to handmade techniques for sincerity Implications - Keeping away from the cold appearance of mass-produced goods, retailers are incorporating handmade-inspired aesthetics into toys to communicate authenticity. Using techniques such as crocheting, this take on toys offers consumers an approachable touch to store-bought goods.
Crocheted Play
Going back to basics, retailers turn to handmade techniques for sincerity
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Recycled Play Parents begin to prefer recycled, eco-friendly versions of traditional toys Implications - Looking to instill a responsible mindset regarding consumption early on, parents are opting for recycled and upcycled toys. Many products in this category are made by independent artists, which denotes a preference for more authentic goods with a back story.
Recycled Play
Parents begin to prefer recycled, eco-friendly versions of traditional toys
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Altruistic Adulteration Sparking conversation, dolls and cartoons are used to raise awareness Implications - Calling attention to violence, campaigns are utilizing nostalgic references like cartoons to discuss topics like abuse. Placing icons like Disney characters into realistic situations, these awareness campaigns transform childhood references into raw imagery, bringing attention to important issues.
Altruistic Adulteration
Sparking conversation, dolls and cartoons are used to raise awareness
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Playtime Packaging Brands augment products to be toy-like to entertain before even opening Implications - Consumers are overwhelmed with product choice in store aisles, which is why a number of brands are using a toy-like packaging aesthetic to instill a positive experience. By creating an immersive experience, brands use notions of childhood simplicity and interactivity to provide consumers with a break from the mundanity of daily life.
Playtime Packaging
Brands augment products to be toy-like to entertain before even opening
5 Examples + Score + Implications


3D-Printed Play Catering individuality, printed toys offer children quick and customized play Implications - As children grow, so too do their interests, resulting in wants and desires that are continuously changing. Providing sources of play that are more accommodating to diversified tastes, 3D-printed toys combine tangible sources of entertainment with customized technology, speaking to a shift towards more instantaneous, yet individually tailored sources of engagement.
3D-Printed Play
Catering individuality, printed toys offer children quick and customized play
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Individualism Diversified activity stations foster bonds without sacrificing individuality Implications - While communal activities help foster socialization skills among children, group experiences can often overshadow one’s individuality. Seeking to influence peer-to-peer interaction without sacrificing personal interests, parents are turning to multifunctional activity stations to offer individualized activities in a more expansive, group setting. This speaks to a desire for fostering relationships in a more subtle, and unobtrusive manner.
Social Individualism
Diversified activity stations foster bonds without sacrificing individuality
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 92 more Dolls PRO Trends and 1,485 examples!



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