Boots' toys and nursery buying manager leaves toy sector

Steven Bradley moves on from toys and nursery to take up new role as category coach.
Author:
Publish date:
bootslogo.jpg

Steven Bradley, Boots’ buying manager for toys and nursery, has announced his departure from the toy sector.

From May 12th, Bradley will take up a new role as category coach, a position that will him work with buying teams across all product categories to help them reach the optimal range, distribution and product strategies.

Bradley’s new role will initially focus on the Boots UK business, with the intent of moving forward and working with its country teams across Boots offices globally.

“The last four years have been fantastic and I have really enjoyed my time in this role,” he said.

“I am immensely proud of the results that the team and I have achieved together.

“Both the toys and nursery industries are great fun and I will miss them greatly. Most of all, I will miss the people."

Bradley will be replaced by Martyn Bradley in the role of buying manager for children’s gift and nursery. He currently works in Boots’ seasonal business and manages its men’s seasonal gift products.

Related

front.jpg

SECTOR GUIDE: Construction toys

The construction sector remains the fourth largest super-category in the toy market, ranging from high spec robotics to traditional wooden blocks. ToyNews stacks up the latest offerings

3407_mypictr_300x300.jpg

SECTOR GUIDE: Wooden toys

Wooden toys continue to sell well, even in challenging financial times. The sector tends to be a favourite with parents and other gift givers and offers a range of traditional, interactive and licensed products. ToyNews found out what's new within the sector.

Featured Jobs

Copyrights Group

Marketing Manager

The Copyrights Group is one of the licensing arms within The Vivendi Group. Acquired by Vivendi in 2016 Copyrights manages the licensing for a portfolio of properties to include Paddington Bear. Some of the other companies within the Vivendi Group include Universal Music Group, and their licensing arm Bravado, Gameloft and Studiocanal to name a few.