Home / Media & PR (page 3)

Media & PR

Sales boom for Marvin’s Magic as the entertainment “sees global renaissance”

Sales at the 30 year old entertainment and magic specialist, Marvin’s Magic are reportedly ‘booming,’ this year on an international scale, thanks to what owner Marvin Berglas has put down to “a renaissance for magic.” Berglas – who also occupies the title of vice president of The Magic Circle – …

Read More »

Character Options takes its brands to UK’s YouTubers with Character Kidz launch

Character Options is taking its brands directly to the UK’s wealth of up and coming YouTubers with the launch of its first Character Kidz Show, an event delivering a carnival of filming opportunities for those plugged in to the social media space. Character Kidz will take place in central London …

Read More »

Geomag, Epoch and Kids@Play among brands joining Good Toy Zone’s summer tour of UK

Geomag, Epoch, Kids@Play, TOMY and Learning Resources will each be joining Fundamentally Children’s Good Toy Zone this summer, as it hits the road for a UK tour of family consumer events. To kick off the summer of activity, the Good Toy Zone will be heading to three unique events – …

Read More »

Board Game Club to celebrate the launch of The Board Game Book

Board Game Club’s next event is taking an unusual turn as the June event prepares to help launch the latest must-read for any board game fan, Owen Duffy’s The Board Game Book. As an official supporter of this Kickstarter-funded guide, Board Game Club will also be giving five copies away as prizes to guests. Taking …

Read More »

LOL Surprise, Fortnite and Boppi the Llama among Argos’ Top Toys for Christmas

We’re still less than half-way towards Christmas and already, Argos has detailed its predicted top toys for the festive season this year, featuring one Booty Shakin’ Llama, a walking Buzz Lightyear and an appearance from LOL Suprise. The list of 12 toys tipped to be the hottest picks this Christmas …

Read More »

Asmodee UK and Coiledspring Games celebrate big wins at UK Games Expo Awards

Both Asmodee UK and Coiledspring Games are celebrating a successful run at this year’s UK Games Expo that took place across the end of May, having secured major wins in the annual UK Games Expo Awards. The UK gaming scene had much to celebrate as the powerhouse in tabletop gaming …

Read More »

Wild & Wolf’s Petit Collage takes Recommended seal in Parents’ Choice Awards

In a double-whammy, Wild & Wolf’s eco-friendly children’s gifts and toys brand Petit Collage has been handed a Recommended seal at the 2019 Parents’ Choice Awards, as well as shortlisted in the 2019 Junior Design Awards. The brand’s own Shine Bright Magnetic Play Sets range garnered recognition at the Parents’ …

Read More »

Spiel des Jahres 2019 shortlisted titles revealed

The nominees for the Spiel de Jahres trophy, board gaming’s biggest award, have now been revealed, with the brimming party game scene striking a particular chord this year. This year, the panel of German critics have pulled together a list of titles that lean towards the lighter end of the …

Read More »

Generation Media raises over £1000 for Toy Trust after fancy dress Quiz Night success

Generation Media has raised 0ver £1,000 in funds for the industry charity, the Toy Trust by hosting a ‘G’ themed fancy dress Quiz Night. Over 60 industry members, from the likes of media owners such as Disney to bods at Super Awesome, competed in teams as they all battled it …

Read More »

Istanbul Toy Fair ‘growing year on year’, say 2019 show organisers

Industry professionals from the Turkey Toy Association are heralding its 2019 Instanbul Toy Fair as a major success and urging the international scene to put next year’s show in their industry calendars. Hosted by TUYAP and Turkey Toy Association, the teams behind the show have credited this year’s event in …

Read More »