Our most read stories for August 2016

Well, sooner than it arrived August has come to an end, meaning it’s almost time to pack up that barbecue and nestle into autumn.

But before you do that, let’s reminisce this past summer with a look at the leading news stories across the toy industry throughout the month of autumn.

The top ten most read stories on ToyNews for August are:

1. Amazon.co.uk unveils its top ten toy picks for Christmas

2. Hasbro unveils new mouthpiece challenge game Speak Out

3. Mattel Creations SVP Christopher Keenan on the business’ first year, new Barbie content and plans for Thomas & Friends

4. Anatomy of a blockbuster toy: Stretch Armstrong

5. Eden Hazard hosts training session for Topps’ Club Together campaign winners

6. The Toy Store eyes fleet of UK stores despite Oxford Street departure

7. Pokémon teams with Smyths Toys for shiny Xerneas promotion

8. GP Flair reveals new Shopkins Happy Places collectables

9. Tomy unveils its first videogame synched Pokémon Z Ring

10. Wooky Entertainment enters administration

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@bizmedia.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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