Kids will be sheltering in place for who-knows-how-long. So, parents,besides trying not pull their own hair out, are attempting to limit the amount of time their kids spend in front of a video screen.The result is a big, BIG boom in the toy business. And lots of toys you might remember when YOU were kid are making a comeback.
For example Lite-Brite sets, and Lincoln Logs are huge sellers again. In fact Lite-Brite sales were up 800 percent on Amazon last week.
The toy categories with the biggest jump in sales were games and puzzles, up over 200 percent, building sets, up over 76 percent, and arts and crafts up 70 percent.
Jack Kulp and Carolyn McArdle talked about it on the air! Listen, below...