Media & PR

The winners of the 2019 Creative Play Awards have been revealed

Orchard Toys, Ravensburger, and John Adams are just some of the names to feature among the list of winners of this year’s prestigious 2019 Creative Play Awards. Sponsored and organised by Creative Steps magazine, which promotes creative play as vital in a child’s development, the awards recognise the best products …

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Flair’s heritage brands recognised among autumn toy awards winners

Flair is celebrating a raft of recognition for the company’s heritage brands in this year’s autumn toy awards announcements. Demonstrating how one of the world’s timeless classic can be adapted to the modern era, Plasticine took top billing in the Creative Play Awards with the Plasticine Movie Maker winning the …

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Panda Mony Toys: “It seems to me that kids aren’t respected by the entertainment industry”

The independent US outfit, Panda Mony Toys has made it its mission in recent years to shake up the action figure market, a space it believes has “become stagnant with toy companies chasing the big comic book and movie franchises” with the launch of its original IP, Alter Nation. Earlier …

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Acamar Films brings Bing’s Christmas to Vue and Showcase cinemas

Following the successful debut of Bing in cinemas last year, Acamar Films has now partnered with Vue and Showcase to develop a new feature-length cinema experience titled Bing’s Christmas. Bing’s Christmas will run exclusively in 105 cinemas across the UK from Friday November, 29. Acamar Films held a star-studded premiere …

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Fisher-Price launches ‘multi-million dollar’ Let’s Be Kids campaign

Fisher-Price has invested a multi-million dollar sum into a new campaign that invites grown-ups to look at the world through children’s eyes with the debut of its Let’s Be Kids initiative. Let’s Be Kids includes a series of video spots that feature a cast of Fisher-Price toys from across the …

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Posh Paws picks up parenting media awards for Toy Story 4 and Love Hearts plush

The team at the licensed plush specialist, Posh Paws is celebrating a duo of parent focused awards for its premium portfolio, with recognition going to its popular Toy Story 4 and Love Hearts collections. The online publication Made for Mums, recognised the company in its 2019 Awards with the Disney …

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Spin Master and KidZania support Spread a Smile charity through family day out

Spin Master UK partnered with KidZania last week to deliver around 70 children and their families a grand day out in support of the UK charity, Spread a Smile. The toymaker organised the event as part of its Global Week of Giving, designed to ensure all employees have the opportunity …

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LEGO unveils its Twelve Rebuilds of Christmas at London’s Savoy hotel

London’s famous Savoy Hotel is playing host to close to 400,000 LEGO bricks, making up the Danish toy company’s Twelve Rebuilds of Christmas initiative, a toy brick take on the famously festive song. A rewrite of The Twelve Days of Christmas, each line of the classic Christmas carol has been …

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Spielwarenmesse 2020 finalises Toy Business Forum and TrendGallery speaker line-up

Toy market developments, coming retail trends and the onslaught of digitisation will all be up for discussion at the upcoming Spielwarenmesse toy fair next January as the show finalises it Toy Business Forum and TrendGallery line-up. A multitude of topics directly affecting the global toy business will be covered over …

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John Adams, Ravensburger and Posh Paws among UKMums.TV’s Mums Choice Awards winners

After months of testing by mums and their little ones the results of this year’s Mums Choice Awards have recently been revealed on the parental website UKMums.TV. The Mums Choice Awards are designed to give mums a clear insight into what products in the market are favoured by their peers. …

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