The 2012 Toy Retailer of the Year shortlist has been unveiled.
The British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) invited nominations in October from members' toy agents and national account managers, while toy stores were able to nominate themselves.
Shortlisting was led by a selection of members of the BTHA Council, toy agents and national account managers from around the UK, and some representatives from the toy trade magazines.
The winners of the prestigious Toy Retailer Awards will be announced at the annual Toy Industry Awards at the new Upper West Hall in London's Olympia on January 22nd, 2013.
The Toy Retailers Association will also present its Toy Supplier Awards 2012 on the same evening.
The BTHA has announced the following Toy Retailer of the Year 2012 finalists:
Independent Toy Retailer of the Year
Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year
General Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year
•Bentalls (Fenwick Group)
Online Toy Retailer of the Year
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