TOY FAIR DAILY: Flair wins supplier award

Flair was hailed as the Supplier of the Year at last night's BTHA/TRA awards night.
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The awards, at the Banqueting House in Whitehall, featured both suppliers and retailers.

The Toy Retailer of the Year Award was won by independent retailer Stewart Miller from Northern Ireland, while Character Options’ Go Go Hamsters was Toy of the Year. Schleich was presented with a Special Recognition Award by the TRA.

TOY RETAILER OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

Small Independent Toy Retailer: Imagination Large Independent Toy Retailer: Stewart Miller National Multiple Toy Retailer: The Disney Store Toy Retailer (Grocer): ASDA
Toy Catalogue: Early Learning Centre
Online Toy Retailer: Argos
Toy Retailer of the Year: Stewart Miller

SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARDS:

Supplier of the Year
: Flair Leisure Products
Creative Toy: Spin Master – Bendaroos Megapack Active Toy: Mookie/G Prentice - Smart Trike
Feature Plush Toy: Vivid – Fluffy Go Walkies
Pre-School License Range: Character Options– Peppa Pig
Construction Range: Lego
Game of the Year: Hasbro – Monopoly City
Pre-School Toy: Vtech – Kidizoom
Girls Toy: Flair Leisure Products – Sylvanian Family Car & Caravan
Boys Toy: Bandai – Ben10 Figures
TRA Special Recognition Award: Schleich
Toy of the Year 2009: Character Options – Go Go Hamsters

Roger Dyson, Chairman of the BTHA commented: "My congratulations to all the retailers taking home awards this evening, in particular Stewart Miller who won the Toy Retailer of the Year Award 2009. You have to be a very special retailer to win this award – one that not only offers an excellent range of toys and a pleasant consumer environment but also the highest standards of customer service."

Gary Grant, Chairman of the TRA, added: "Given the difficult trading environment that all toy suppliers have had to endure over the last twelve months, it’s all the more impressive that they’ve come out fighting and continue to create innovative, ambitious and exciting product."

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