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Holidays' Hottest Toys

LouAnn Lofton
October 9, 2003

Everything old is new again. While we hear that phrase at times when fashion seems to merely be recycling itself, it can also be applied to toys. Toy Wishes magazine's annual list of the toys it predicts will be the hottest for the upcoming holiday season was just released, and it reveals several old favorites. Typically, the magazine names 12 toys to its coveted "Hot Dozen" list, but this year, it was unable to pare it below 13.

For the largest toy makers, Hasbro (NYSE: HAS  ) and Mattel (NYSE: MAT  ) , each hoping for a blockbuster holiday season, inclusion on the list brings a sigh of relief and expectations for