E-Bulletins & ASTRA Toy Times Magazine – Weekly e-bulletins and quarterly issues of ASTRA Toy Times Magazine keep you in the know with industry trends, retail developments, manufacturer specials, and much more.
Resource Library – Electronic library full of information on marketing your store, best business practices, hiring, and much more.
Retailer Discussion Board – Confidential email-based forum where retailers discuss products, store policies, legislation, marketing, and ASTRATRAX: a unique way to get product fast.
Toy Fair– Maximize your Toy Fair networking: discuss TF’s stand-out products with fellow ASTRA retailers at our Share the Fair event, network at our Night in New York, and take a break in the shared ASTRA lounge.
ASTRA WINS- Working in Networks for Success, small networks of retail members to share and learn from one another.
ASTRA Member Directory – Find manufacturers, sales reps, and affiliates among your ASTRA peers.
Product Sourcing & Discounts
ASTRATRAX – Contact fellow retailers online and locate items you may not have on hand for a customer request.
ASTRA Toy Times Magazine – Quarterly publication filled with industry news, retail tips, and new manufacturer profiles.
Toy Fair– Exclusive member specials from ASTRA manufacturers pay your way.
ASTRA Marketplace & Academy– Toy makers present their big fourth-quarter products at North America’s largest specialty toy show. ASTRA manufacturers offer exclusives to ASTRA retailers on the show floor.
Online Store Finder– astratoy.org’s user-friendly store map helps parents find ASTRA member stores in their area.
ASTRA Branding – Our logo on your store door and website remind parents that you are a part of the nation’s best independent toy seller network.
Best Toys for Kids List – Viewed by millions of readers and journalists nationwide, the list highlights products chosen by ASTRA retailers as the best for kids in the 4th Quarter – with a national marketing campaign and free marketing materials.
Neighborhood Toy Store Day – A public outreach program and national marketing campaign created to help celebrate the independent toy store and the importance of shopping locally.
Online Marketing – Discounted rates on email marketing, online surveys, and event marketing through Constant Contact.