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About Toymax
About Toymax
Work is play at Toymax International, a designer and marketer of toys, kites, candy, and electronic games that has diversified largely through acquisitions.

Founded in 1990, Toymax has grown from sales of $1 million in its first year of operation, to sales close to $100 million for 1998. Toymax is known for its Laser Challenge, Mighty Mo's, Go Fly A Kite, Funnoodle, and Creepy Crawlers products.

Since October 20, 1997, the stock of Toymax International, Inc. has been trading on the NASDAQ National Market System under the symbol "TMAX". In late 2001Toymax sold its Monogram and Candy Planet units to its original founder, Chu. In 2002, Toymax became a subsidiary of toy maker JAKKS Pacific (JAKKS Pacific owns about 67% of Toymax and is acquiring the rest. )

Lawrence Richards was the company's VP of creative and research development. Previously, Richards was VP of marketing, design and development at Arcotoys, a division of Mattel.
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