Media & PR

Have your say in The Insights Family’s Industry Voice Survey

Kids, parents and family research specialist The Insights Family has launched its annual Industry Voice Survey to identify industry professionals’ perceptions of the industry, how it is evolving and some of the biggest challenges and opportunities that companies collectively face. Following the survey, the company’s in-house market experts will produce …

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Rubies continues official partnership with World Book Day for charity’s 25th anniversary

As an official Partner for World Book Day, Rubies will once again support the charity as it celebrates a very important year in its history – its 25th anniversary. World Book Day has grown from humble beginnings into a cultural phenomenon. On the first Thursday in March, every child in …

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JOLLY GOOD SHOW! Toy Fair 2022 highlights

The 68th annual Toy Fair returned to Olympia London this week, welcoming back exhibitors and visitors from around the world. This was the first Toy Fair since the Covid-19 pandemic, and the only dedicated toy fair that has been able to take place this year. In 2022, special measures were …

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Schleich celebrates its most successful business year ever

Recording growth for the eighth consecutive year, toy manufacturer Schleich has enjoyed the most successful trading year in the company’s 86-year history. The 2021 financial year saw an increase in turnover of more than 20%, with Schleich GmbH reporting a record turnover of around EUR 255 million (previous year: EUR 210 …

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Toy Trust Media Auction breaks £1million mark

The BTHA has announced that the 2022 Toy Trust Media Auction has raised a fantastic £77,550 during Toy Fair 2022 and has now raised £1,072,390 since the auction has taken place at Toy Fair. The auction sees airtime and printed media slots generously donated by leading online, print and trade …

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Gibsons helps fight climate change

As part of their sustainability mission, family-owned jigsaw puzzle and board game company Gibsons have announced that they have joined forces with One Tribe. the climate action platform that helps businesses and consumers to make a positive environmental impact. For every complete order placed at www.gibsonsgames.co.uk, Gibsons will make a donation to One Tribe …

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Paper Engine, Casdon and The London Toy Company scoop Best Stand Awards at Toy Fair

Three exhibitors at this year’s Toy Fair were today awarded prizes by the event’s organising body, the British Toy and Hobby Association, for the design excellence of their stands.  Casdon, Paper Engine and The London Toy Company all scooped awards, presented by the BTHA’s Director General, Roland Earl. Paper Engine …

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There’s still time to place your bids in the Toy Trust Media Auction

The annual Toy Trust Media Auction of valuable airtime, magazine and online items is now live with current bids totalling £52,900. VIEW THE LIVE AUCTION PAGE AND PLACE BIDS HERE The auction will continue throughout today and tomorrow at Toy Fair 2022 at Olympia London and will close at 3pm on …

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Winners of the 57th Toy Industry Awards revealed

Barbie Day to Night Dreamhouse, Mattel and Smyths triumphed at this year’s Toy Industry Awards, winning Toy of the Year, Supplier of the Year and Toy Retailer of the Year, respectively. A TRA Outstanding Contribution Award was presented to Dream Toys’ Gary Grant for his individual contribution to the Dream …

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Success for the 2022 Toymaster May Show

Toymaster has announced today that the 2022 Toymaster May Show, the biggest trade show dedicated to Independent Toy Retailers in the UK and Ireland, has sold out. All the stands for the May Show have been filled and the company wishes to thank its suppliers for their support. Over 100 suppliers …

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