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Top-Selling Toys January 1997

RANKED BY DOLLAR SALES (not including video games)...
April 1, 1997

RANKED BY DOLLAR SALES (not including video games)

Current Rank Last Month Description Manufacturer Average Price (US$)

1 * Star Wars Assorted Figures I Hasbro Toy Group $4.74

2 * Star Wars Assorted Figures II Hasbro Toy Group $4.74

3 4 Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo Tyco Preschool $27.56

4 * Toy Story Electronic Talking Buzz 12′ Thinkway Toys $19.94

5 * Micro Machines Star Wars Action Fleet Galoob Toys $9.91

6 * Monopoly Star Wars Collector’s Edition Parker Brothers $29.88

7 7 Hot Wheels 5 Car Assorted Gift Set Mattel $4.93

8 * Hot Wheels Assorted A Mattel $0.80

9 * Sesame Street Tickle Me Assorted Tyco Preschool $15.01

10 * Toy Story Electronic Buzz Lightyear Spaceship Thinkway Toys $30.04

RANKED BY UNIT SALES (not including video games)

1 2 Hot Wheels Assorted A Mattel $0.80

2 5 Star Wars Assorted Figures I Hasbro Toy Group $4.74

3 3 Hot Wheels Assorted B Mattel $0.79

4 8 Star Wars Assorted Figures II Hasbro Toy Group $4.74

5 1 Hot Wheels Vehicles Mattel $0.89

6 9 Crayola Crayons (24) Binney & Smith $1.01

7 * Guild 300 Piece Puzzle Parker Brothers $1.25

8 * NASCAR: 1:64 Scale Diecast Stock Car Racing Champions $1.98

9 10 Matchbox Assorted A Tyco $0.79

10 4 Hot Wheels 5 Car Assorted Gift Set Mattel $4.93

*not in top 20 list last month

Source: The NPD Group’s Toy Retail Sales Tracking Service (TRSTS), 516-625-2294

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