Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> October 18, 2013

Toy Companies Take Cyclical Dip with Competition from Apps and Video Games

Johnson, Gerrick
Gerrick Johnson is an Analyst in BMO Capital Markets Corp.’s Equity Research Group, covering the toy industry. Before becoming an Analyst in 2006, Mr. Johnson was an Associate in the equity research department, covering the toy industry and specialty retail companies from 2001 to 2006. Prior to joining BMO Capital Markets Corp. in 2001, he worked at Bankers Trust from 1995 to 2001 in the portfolio management division. Mr. Johnson holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University. Profile
TWST: Is your coverage in the entertainment space the game subsector?

Mr. Johnson: Yes, I cover toys and physical games. I do not cover video games.

TWST: How have video games and