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Transformers, Barbie top a hot toys list


By the Boston Globe Business Team

C-Net News
November 15, 2007

Transformers, autobots popularized by the recent Transformer movie, are expected to top the list of must-have holiday toys for boys this year, while Barbie's reign should continue as the number one item on girls lists.

So proclaims a hot-toy survey out today that was drawn up the National Retail Federation, a retail trade association.

Other popular toys for boys this year include video games, Nintendo Wii, and Legos, the federation said.

Girls also are beguiled by the charms of the Nintendo Wii. Another unisex favorite - Elmo.

Bratz dolls and Disney Hannah Montana-themed items should also be highly prized by girls, the federation said.

The National Retail Federation's predictions for the most popular holiday toys this year:

1. Barbie
2. Bratz
3. Dolls (generic)
4. Dora the Explorer
5 Disney Princess
6 Disney Hannah Montana
7 Nintendo Wii
8 Webkinz
9 Elmo
10 American Girl

1 Transformers
2 Video Games
3 Nintendo Wii
4 Cars (generic)
5 Spider-Man
7 Thomas the Tank Engine
8 Xbox 360
9 Elmo
10 Remote-controlled vehicles


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