Topps taps Playtime PR for 2018/19 new season launch of Match Attax

Topps has tapped the specialist toys and games PR agency, Playtime PR to manage the activity surrounding the 2018.19 season of its hit Match Attax line.

Handling both consumer and trade media relations, influencer outreach programme and PR support for the calendar of Match Attax live consumer events across the UK, Playtime will work with Topps from September on the new launch.

Topps’ marketing director, Rod Pearson, said: “Match Attax is an incredibly important brand to us and we are looking forward to working with Playtime on the new season launch, brining the trading card collection and game to an even wider audience of young football fans.”

Playtime PR’s founder and managing director, Lesley Singleton, added: “Match Attax is a phenomenal brand that attracts new fans and collectors every year. We are looking forward to becoming an extension of the Topps team, seeking out every possible media opportunity for the brand and amplifying the fantastic marketing activities planned for the 2018/19 season.”

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