Toy firms make Gift of the Year shortlist

Interplay and Richard Edward products are shortlisted for the Giftware Association?s annual awards.
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Interplay made the shortlist twice with items from its 2009 portfolio. The Solar Powered Butterfly Maker has been selected for the kids category and the New Dangerous Books for Boys Science Discovery Kits were shortlisted in the Under £10 award.

Richard Edward’s Greencards have made the final list for the eco friendly category in this year’s awards.

Ross Ainsworth, managing director of Interplay, commented: “We are delighted with the progression of these products into the final judging round and feel very proud that we have had two items shortlisted.

“The Gift of the Year Awards are entered by all manner of gift suppliers so we know that getting this far is an achievement in itself.”

Louisa Moger, director of Richard Edward said: 'We are absolutely delighted that GreenCards have been shortlisted for these prestigious awards.

"The response to the product since the launch in January, has been fantastic, and this nomination supports the combination of original design and eco-friendly credentials, that are making GreenCards desireable across geographic boundaries."

The results of the Gift of the Year Awards will be announced at the end of June.

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