New issue of ToyNews out now

August ToyNews includes interviews with Woolies and Corgi, a look back at ten years of licensing and brand new sector guide.
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The latest issue of ToyNews is out now and is packed with news and features.

Ronnie Dungan talks to Woolworths' commercial director, Steve Jebson about the retailer's toy offering in the face of tough trading conditions.

Chief Executive of Hornby, Frank Martin also talks about the company's acquisition of Corgi.

Samantha Loveday takes a trip down memory lane and reports on the last ten years in licensing and Helen Jacobs visits Blackpool for the lowdown on supplier, Casdon.

Lego's Agents is the latest Campaign of the month. Leapfrog's Teresa Ceballos talks Tag in You've got Mail and Stuart Picton from Spinmaster gives us an insight in My no. 1s.

The all new green products sector guide makes its debut in the August issue alongside a round up of the plush and science and educational sectors.


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