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MGA’s Dream Ella fashion doll brand makes debut

MGA Entertainment has announced the launch of MGA’s Dream Ella, a collectable and fashion doll brand that lets children #BeWhateverYouDream. MGA’s Dream Ella is a range of fantasy toys aimed at children aged 3 to 5 years, and it is the latest brand to join MGA Entertainment’s growing portfolio. Bringing a …

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Spring Fair collaborates with Trend Bible on Christmas trends 2022

Spring Fair has collaborated with Trend Bible to produce an exclusive Christmas 2022 Trends Report, which will be launched on a webinar at 11am on Thursday 6 December. The exclusive deep dive into buying trends for 2022 is hosted by Kate Usher, senior trend consultant at Trend Bible. She will …

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Flat River Group acquires Greater Than Games

Flat River Group, an e-commerce business accelerator, announced today the acquisition of Greater Than Games, the tabletop game publisher, design house and consolidator. Founded in 2011 and based in St. Louis, Missouri, Greater Than Games publishes tabletop games including Sentinels of the Multiverse, Spirit Island, and Medium. As a long-time vendor …

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Generation game: youngster challenges 97-year-old to 2 Way Words tournament

Youngster Charlie Pelling challenged a near-centenarian to a literal generation game, after reading the age guide on the side of a board game’s box. When he saw that the age guide on his favourite word game said ‘from eight to 108’, Charlie told his dad Derek that he would like …

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Elves Behavin’ Badly: Sam Thompson reveals top 10 festive pranks

Celebrity Sam Thompson, who is fronting the Elves Behavin’ Badly Pranksmas campaign to inspire the nation to get pranking, has shared his all-time top 10 favourite pranks as inspiration for people to carry out during the festive season and beyond. But in the meantime, behind the scenes, the Elves Behavin’ Badly have turned the tables on him. The pesky duo have out-pranked Sam by giving his house …

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Mums Choice Awards winners revealed

UKMums.TV has announced the winners of the Mums Choice Awards 2021. Now in its seventh year, the Mums Choice Awards programme is designed to give mums a clear insight into what products in the market are favoured by their peers. Organised and published by parental publication UKMums.TV, the awards are …

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Small Business Saturday Q&A I Giddy Goat Toys

Small Business Saturday, the grassroots, non-commercial campaign that highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’, is back on 4 December. In the run-up this weekend’s event, the campaign has been running its annual ‘Small Biz 100’ initiative, highlighting 100 small businesses (one every day leading up to …

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Amazon UK teams with charity In Kind Direct to deliver toys to families in need

Amazon UK is collaborating with charity In Kind Direct to deliver games and toys to children in vulnerable situations across the UK this Christmas. Customers can donate toys by visiting amazon.co.uk/donateatoy. The items will then be distributed by Kind Direct to families across the UK. Last year more than 6,700 toys were …

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Toys”R”Us to open US flagship store with two-storey slide and ice-cream parlour

WHP Global, the parent company of Toys”R”Us, is to open a new two-storey flagship store inside New Jersey retail centre American Dream. The store, set to open in mid December, will be the first US Toys”R”Us flagship store and will feature a modern two-level retail concept that spans 20,000 square feet. …

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