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About Marbles: The Brain Store:
Marbles: The Brain Store offers hand picked, expert-tested products designed to strengthen and stimulate the brain including games, gifts and gadgets. All items are reviewed and pre-approved by scientists, neurologists, therapists and other brain health experts.

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Marbles mentioned as a special retailer of BB-8
September 4, 2015
Pick up a coveted BB-8 in any of ours stores or on our website!.

Marbles: The Brain Store Brings Brain Games to Silicon Valley
August 3, 2015
Today Marbles: The Brain Store announced a brand new store location at Westfield Valley Fair, the premiere shopping destination in the heart of Silicon Valley. The new location is the retailer's first location in Silicon Valley and the third in the larger Bay Area.

This addictive party game is the new 'Cards Against Humanity'
July 27, 2015
By July of last year, "Utter Nonsense" had raised $16,000 on Kickstarter and in August, the duo were contacted by nationwide game retailer Marbles: The Brain Store requesting an order of 3,500 units. The game sold like hotcakes during the holiday season...

Marbles: The Brain Store Opens at National Harbor, Expands Presence in Washington D.C. Area
July 6, 2015
The new location is the second in the Washington D.C. area and the third Marbles store to open this summer.

Marbles: The Brain Store continues expansion with another store in region
July 6, 2015
Games and activities retailer Marbles: The Brain Store has opened its second Washington-area location at National Harbor

Marbles: The Brain Store Opens Its Doors in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

May 19, 2015
First Location in Southern Region Marks a Wave of Upcoming Expansion

Michael Zimmerman's Prentice Capital Invests In Health And Wellness Industry Marbles Holdings LLC
May 28, 2015
HedgeUp reports that Michael Zimmermans Prentice Capital Management has invested in Marbles Holdings LLC alongside Amzak Capital Management.

Amzak invests in health and wellness industry with control equity investment in Marbles: The Brain Store
November 20, 2014
Marbles: The Brain Store is the only U.S. omni-channel specialty retailer of handpicked and expert-tested products specifically designed to strengthen and stimulate the brain.


Travel: Myrtle Beach
October 2, 2015
Our Myrtle Beach location is highlighted as a must-visit attraction at Broadway at the Beach.

Marbles: The Brain Store Has the Star Wars BB-8 Droid You've Been Looking For
September 29, 2015
Marbles is listed as an exclusive retailer of the hot Holiday product, BB-8.

Our favorite ways to play in Chicagoland in the fall
September 29, 2015
Tugie is listed as one of Meredith Sinclair's favorite family games to play this season!

Companies reject retreats for outings with real returns
September 21, 2015
Lindsay discusses the importance of bringing employees together with a game night, not only to learn the product but to learn about each other too.

Betting on Brick and Mortar
September 20, 2015
Check out Lindsay's interview as she goes in-depth on the power of brain games and brick and mortar store locations.

Find out how she started from scratch & now has 40 retail stores and a booming website
September 10, 2015
Watch Lindsay's interview with Startup Therapist as she goes in-depth on how she built Marbles from the ground-up.

Time.com picks up Inc.com feature!
August 27, 2015
CEO Lindsay Gaskins is cited in Time.com with her words on why she takes fidgeting breaks throughout the workday to stay on top of her game.

Another great review of Oh Snap!
August 27, 2015
See why this family loves Oh Snap! in their review and Holiday Gift Guide!

Using 'Tour the States' to learn capitals
August 26, 2015
Our 'Tour the States' music video from Brain Beats is cited as a great way to learn our state's capitals!

What makes Sphero SPRK revolutionary
August 26, 2015
Marbles is listed as a retailer for the new groundbreaking, STEAM-based learning Sphere SPRK.

Marbles is highlighted as a special littleBits retailer
August 25, 2015
Check out what the future has in store for littleBits and their Founder & CEO, Ayah Bdeir has in mind moving forward.

Tugie is heralded as a great family game night choice
August 24, 2015
Family blogger Melissa Taylor highlights why Tugie makes the perfect family game in her home.

Director of Marketing, Hallie Steube, talks product management
August 24, 2015
Hallie discusses how Salsify makes our product management easy as pie and sophisticated as a three-piece suit.

Mr. Dad is in love with Tugie
August 14, 2015
Armin from Mr. Dad gives Tugie a glowing review and why he loves to play it with this family.

CEO Lindsay Gaskins shares her top productivity tip
August 13, 2015
Lindsay weighs in on the power of taking fidgeting breaks throughout the work day to keep her brain in tip-top shape.

Tugie, Sock Puppet Charades Review
August 6, 2015
This family blogger loved the educational benefits and undeniable fun of our Marbles originals, Tugie and Sock Puppet Charades.

4 ways to hold onto summer fun
July 31, 2015
One of our bestsellers, Spikeball, is highlighted as an awesome way to keep summer fun strong as the season dies down.

This addictive party game is the new "Cards Against Humanity."
July 27, 2015
The creators of Utter Nonsense share the exciting news of their hilarious party game spreading like wildfire and attracting major retailers attention. Marbles was the first store to carry their game.

Marbles smartens store and site operations with Salsify
July 21, 2015
Marketing Director Hallie Steube discusses how Salsify was instrumental in our success of switching websites in 2014, and how other Marbles HQ departments began to utilize Salsify's capabilities. And check out that sweet photo of How To Make a Cowboy Take a Bath

All the right words
July 8, 2015
Our new product management system, Salsify is featured as well as a mention of some of our brainy bestsellers; Flingons and Gray Matter. Content is key with our marketing and Salsify helps us keep everything organized.

New York City Tips- Hotels, Restaurants, & Brooklyn
July 8, 2015
Kim of NorthernCalStyle blog re-caps our recent NYC vacation with her family and her fun-filled stop in our FAO Schwarz location. Her kids bought a Goodminton set and loved it!

31 Stores and Growing
July 6, 2015
Another highlight on our summer 2015 new store growth, with a feature on our newest DC addition in National Harbor.

Marbles: The Brain Store continues expansion with another store in region
July 6, 2015
WBJ features our newest expansion news with a nod to our new National Harbor location in the DC area.

National Harbor Welcomes 10 New Restaurants and Retailers to DC Waterfront Destination
June 25, 2015
Marbles is highlighted as a must-do new activity in the National Harbor DC Waterfront area. Just another reason why our stores are so fun and interactive!

Why Ikea furniture sits well with startups
June 22, 2015
Lindsay Gaskins, our CEO explains why we have Ikea furniture in our HQ office. Hint, it has to do with Ikea's notorious assembly!

Two UIC Students Created A Game Set To Be Sold In Marbles Stores Next Year
June 19, 2015
Two industrial design students at UIC, Ricardo Salazar and Christian Cappet, created a game that will be sold in our stores as early as next year, "Newton's Marbles."

Style Expert Offers Father's Day Gift Ideas
June 12, 2015
Stylist Elizabeth Aloni highlights our original fidget set, Flingons, as a Father's Day must-have!

What Advice Would you Give to Grads?
June 12, 2015
Our CEO, Lindsay Gaskins, weighs in on what advice she would give to recent grads who want to start their own business.

June 9, 2015
Kerri Walsh Jennings, a three-time Olympic gold medalist in beach volleyball, 
shares three secrets to live a stress-free life. The first, is our favorite! "Consider
a different kind of exercise" – Marbles: The Brain Store is featured as the
destination for in-person games that challenge the mind. 


June 5, 2015
Six desktoy recommendations for dorky dads who take play time at work as
seriously as the bottom line. Playing is how some of the best ideas are discovered, Metro Mom Club is recommending six desktoy options from Marbles that
encourage play at work. 

June 4, 2015
Our 30th Store Location opened at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Grand Opening festivities were held over Memorial Day Weekend and the store
is providing a new offering to this beach community. 

June 4, 2015
Meredith Sinclair, one of our favorite Smart Moms, shows off some awesome 
summer fun ideas, including Slackers Zipline, Slackers Slackline, and Spikeball.

June 1, 2015
The Hot Dad Guide to Father's Day features 31 of the Top Picks for Dad this year.
One of our favorites, Katamino Deluxe, was highlighted as the #5 Pick! At $49.99,
this single-player logic puzzle can also morph into a group game, but is beautiful
enough to keep out on the coffee table for intermittent play throughout the day. 

May 22, 2015
Now open at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, SC, this is the first
Marbles location in the south. See store information for more details, and check 
out the feature on CBS NEWS affiliate WBTW 13 for Grand Opening coverage.

Issue 6, June 2015
Fourteen Top picks for Dad this Father's Day includes Beardos, a clever game
where each player holds a sketch of a famous beard up to his face while reading
clues about its owner's identity. Whoever scores the most correct answers wins
– by a whisker!

May 21, 2015
Lindsay Gaskins, Marbles: The Brain Store CEO, explains what she likes to do 
on the weekends to unplug to help recharge in time for the week ahead. See
what all 41 Entrepreneurs are doing on the weekends. 

May 21, 2015
Marbles is highlighted as a startup that Sandbox Industries helped build back
in October 2008. Marbles started as a kiosk and has opened over 30 stores

May 15, 2015
Marbles debuts their latest desktoy - Flingons. Fidgeting, when
done in moderation, is supposed to foster creativity and give the
over-worked mind a break. 

April 17, 2015
The Newton's Cradle is a popular desk toy, but there are some new options 
that make for great replacements. CNET highlights our very own 
DaVinci's Trebuchet and a few other Desk Toy favorites of ours. 

April 12, 2015
Daniel Moynihan created this beautiful set for our recent chess set
design contest
. The pieces are designed to be inviting to touch, and give
haptic clues to the ranking of each piece. Marbles plans to produce the set.

Blogger Reviews

Brain-friendly Toys
October 2, 2015
Oh Mama mentions Marbles as a wonderful place to find toys that excite your child's mind.

Family Games from Marbles: The Brain Store
September 15, 2015
Momfluential gives Tugie a glowing review as an excellent family game for all to enjoy!

Back to School Gift Guide: Great new games from Marbles the Brain Store
AUGUST 6, 2015
Carrie from Growing my Kids Reviews highlightsSock Puppet Charades and Tugie in her back to school gift guide, highlighting the brainy benefits of both family favorites.

Toys for staying in and going out
JULY 24, 2015
Blogger Lena Burkut plays Tugie and Goodminton with her family-- both are huge hits! Check out the cute video her kids made too!

Marbles: The Brain Store Game Review and Giveaways
JULY 23, 2015
Sock Puppet Charades was a hit with my 3 kids and one of their friends too! Tugie is a Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner and it’s easy to see why!

Check Out The Latest Award-Winning Children’s Games From Marbles: The Brain Store & Giveaway
JULY 18, 2015
The latest hits for our household include award-winning games from Marbles: The Brain Store. Sock Puppet Charades and Tugie are great because they are unique and really get your mind working!

JUNE 23, 2015
Turning off the TV and unplugging all those video games can be beneficial for the whole family. Children especially need some down time from electronics. When they can be learning and and having fun, you’ve SCORED!  Thanks to Marbles: The Brain Store, my grand daughters where able to do just that.

JUNE 18, 2015
I don't think I ever laughed so hard playing charades as I did when we were playing this game. To watch the kids and the adults try to act out words using sock puppets gets pretty interesting!

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