FEATURE: Initial Success

In our interview with David Allan we find out what toys are driving DKL's growth, and the supplier's plans for the future.
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DKL grew 25 per cent in 2010, with growth across most of the firm's ranges.

While products like Hama and Corolle continue to perform well, the firm has added new brands like Miniland and Velcro Kids to its line-up.

"We are looking at new suppliers that we can distribute, as the only way to grow is to develop existing brands and bring in new ones, but we will not sacrifice service on our current ranges," said David Allan, sales and marketing director at DKL.

Read our full feature to find out what DKL has in store.


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