Media & PR

Exhibitor applications for Toy Fair 2023 are now open

The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced that exhibitor applications for Toy Fair 2023 are now open. Toy Fair is to return to Olympia London from 24–26 January 2023, across the Grand and National Halls. Toy Fair brings together toys and games manufacturers, distributors and retailers under one roof …

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LEGO Store Leicester Square set to become brand’s largest in the world

The LEGO Group has announced today that it will be overhauling its Leicester Square store to make it the brand’s largest in the world. It will also be the first store in the UK to feature the LEGO Group’s new ‘Retailtainment’ concept. Retailtainment will blend physical and digital experiences that …

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TV fame for Planet JUNKO’s Pete Rope

As part of the company mission to get kids being creative and upcycling, too, Planet JUNKO inventor Pete Rope appeared on Steph’s Packed Lunch this Tuesday (5th April). He shared some really accessible junk modelling ideas using everyday items to inspire kids, while Steph McGovern and John Waite got in …

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The Outdoor Toy Awards are back for 2022

Back with a bang this year, the Outdoor Toy awards will return to wide open spaces and have plenty of kids putting toys through their paces. Toyology and the Kidzcoolit network will be overseeing the media and social coverage. There will be 10 toys crowned the must-haves for get-out-and-get-active play. …

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Katie Piper celebrates L.O.L. Surprise! at star-studded event

Celebrities and the UK’s biggest family influencers were amongst those attending the L.O.L. Surprise! launch party on Saturday 2 April, 2022. The event showcased the leading toy brand’s most recent launches including L.O.L. Surprise! Queens, World Travel and Minis, whilst celebrating children’s confidence and the spirit of sisterhood. The event …

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A wonder-fool idea: Little Tikes launches Cozy Cabs service

Sick of the rising prices of fuel? Exhaust-ed by waiting for your taxi to arrive? Leading toy brand Little Tikes has gone the extra mile to solve travel nightmares with the launch of its brand-new sustainable and fuel-free taxi service, Cozy Cabs. The creators of the UK’s best-selling car, the Cozy …

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Women in Toys webinar to look at kids’ behavioural and purchasing trends

WiT is presenting a webinar that promises to unpick how the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted kid and family behaviours and which of these changes are here to stay. Representatives from SuperAwesome’s Strategic Insights and Research team will present findings from a dozen pieces of SuperAwesome’s primary research conducted over the past …

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Toy Fair New York confirms move to autumn

The Toy Association, producer of Toy Fair New York, has announced that the 118th edition of the show will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from September 30 to October 3, 2023 in New York City. As previously announced, The Toy Association’s Board of Directors, comprised of …

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Moose Toys wins big at Australian Toy Awards

Moose Toys was last night recognised at the Australian Toy Association’s virtual gala, winning across multiple categories including: TOY OF THE YEAR: Magic Mixies Australian Development Toy of the Year: Treasure X Monsters Gold – Mega Monster Lab Action Toy of the Year: Treasure X Dino Dissection Craft & Activity …

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Tech Deck named an official sponsor of Skateboard GB x Habito National Championships

Taking place over two weekends next month, the 2022 Skateboard GB x Habito National Championships has announced that fingerboarding brand Tech Deck will be one of the official sponsors for the competition. Tech Deck, owned by children’s entertainment company Spin Master, is the global leader in fingerboarding, creating working replicas …

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