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Ahead of Euro 2020 My Greatest Football Team Ever will teach kids to think like a football manager

The BBC’s chief sports writer, Tom Fordyce has penned a new children’s activity journal that aims to tap into the impending football fever as Euro 2020 gets underway this May. Called My Greatest Football Team Ever, the new activity journal – published by Wren & Rock – will teach readers …

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The Railway Children: How Hornby is keeping it fresh at one hundred

It is to be expected of a man who has spent much of his coming up 50- year career within the toy industry surrounded by the hobby, that Simon Kohler, marketing and development director at Hornby Hobbies is more than a little into toy trains. What you might not expect …

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MGA boss confident in hitting “high, double digit growth” in 2020 following UK industry award win

MGA Entertainment boss, Isaac Larian, has expressed his confidence in achieving “high, double digit growth again” in 2020, following the company’s Toy of the Year Award win for the third year running. The home of LOL Surprise triumphed once again at this year’s UK Toy Industry Awards, where it took …

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Toy Fair 2020: Hidden Side, Geomag, and Heroes of Goo Jit Zu secure Editor’s Choice Awards

LEGO’s Hidden Side Haunted Fairground has been crowned the overall winner of the Editor’s Choice Awards at Toy Fair 2020, with the Geomag Green Range– 100 per cent Recycled Plastic placed in second position. Character Options’ Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Marvel Super Heroes has secured third position in the …

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Toy Fair 2020: Wild + Wolf lands Roald Dahl partnership for Petit Collage games, puzzles, and more

The award-winning gifting company Wild + Wolf has landed a new partnership with The Roald Dahl Story Company to develop a range of licensed puzzles, board games, card games, and more. The range will become part of the firm’s toy and game offering under its Petit Collage brand and will …

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Jazwares launches the YouTube megastar Blippi toy line worldwide

YouTube edu-tainer and pre-schooler favourite, Blippi can now be found in toy aisles across the globe, thanks to the launch of a new toy line from Jazwares. The firm is bringing the world of Blippi to life through Blippi Toys, a fun and educational line aimed at children aged two …

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Toy Fair 2020: Kids Insights releases its UK Toy Market Report 2020

Children’s market intelligence unit, Kids Insights, has released its UK Toy Market Report 2020, launching the new market insight at this year’s London Toy Fair. Kids Insights now survey more than 2,000 children a week across 7 countries, presenting kid’s favourite toys for different age groups, including pre-schoolers, kids and …

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Moomin makes new play for UK retail through licensing’s The Point. 1888

The UK brand extension and licensing agency, The Point. 1888 is descending upon this year’s ru of toy fair, from London to New York, in full force, having been appointed the UK sub-agent for the popular character brand Moomin. The UK outfit was appointed for the role by the brand’s …

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Toy Fair 2020: Toy Fair’s Hero Toys 2020 winners have been revealed

Character Options, LEGO, and Spin Master have been named among this year’s Toy Fair’s Hero Toys for 2020, revealed by the British Toy and Hobby Association at this year’s London show. The Toy Fair’s Hero Toys list consists of 25 products launched at Toy Fair – running from January 21st …

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Toy Fair 2020: “UK toy market still Europe’s largest, despite six per cent drop in year on year sales”

The toy industry has endured some difficult trading conditions through 2019 with a six per cent drop in year on year sales to find sales for the year totalling £3.2 billion, according to the latest figures revealed at Toy Fair 2020. Despite the dip, the UK remains the largest toy …

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