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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: 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.

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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.




3 SECRETS TO LESS STRESS - NOW
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. 




DESKTOYS FOR DORKY DADS

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. 




BUSINESS PULSE FOR MYRTLE BEACH
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. 




SUMMER FAVORITES ON THE TODAY SHOW
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.



2015 FATHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE
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. 




MARBLES OPENS 30th LOCATION AT MYRTLE BEACH, SC
May 22, 2015
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.
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.




2015 TOPS FOR POPS GIFT GUIDE
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!




41 ENTREPRENEURS SHARE UNUSUAL HOBBIES
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. 




MARBLES HAS GROWN TO OVER 30 STORES SINCE 2008
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
since.  




MARBLES HAS GROWN TO OVER 30 STORES SINCE 2008
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. 




15 MESMERIZING DESK TOYS TO REPLACE YOUR NEWTON'S CRADLE
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. 



THE CURSIVE CHESS SET WINS MARBLES 2015 DESIGN CONTEST
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




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!



FUN GAMES FROM MARBLES: THE BRAIN STORE
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.



MARBLES THE BRAIN STORE: SOCK PUPPET CHARADES
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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