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The June issue of ToyNews is now available to read online, and on your iPad.
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The June issue of ToyNews is now available to read online, and on your iPad, here.

This month, ToyNews shines the spotlight on the Back to School market with an in depth special looking at the pros and cons of the sector and the latest products to get your hands on this season.

Meanwhile, as we announce our Toy and Game Inventors Workshop, we continue our Inventors series with an interview with the brains behind several of Galt’s Ambi toy range, Patrick Rylands.

Elsewhere, we look at the UK’s Toy Lending Library scene and have a chat with Learning Resources.

This month also sees our mystery shopper head to Northampton in search of a boy’s toy while retailers ask ‘Where’s all the Frozen stock?’

In addition we offer a run down of the latest products in the science and education and arts and crafts sector as well as a host of regular exlcusives from NPD, Dubit, Generation Media, toyshop UK, Jon Salisbury, Steve Reece and David Smith.


Featured Jobs

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.


UK Sales Agents

Liberty House Toys have been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for the BiOBUDDi brand, and we are pleased to introduce this new unique, innovative and exciting range of 100% environmentally-friendly toy building blocks. We are seeking experienced sales agents with existing network in the toy retail market.

Gameplan Job Logo 620 x 349

Head of Product Development & Marketing

Our client is a privately owned French toy and games manufacturer which sells through distributors in forty countries. The company develops and sells innovative electronic interactive toys and games for the educational and gaming markets, and also takes suitable licenses. To progress its successful business development a Head of Product Development & Marketing is to to recruited.

HIT Entertainment Job Logo 620 x 349

Licensing Systems Administrator

The Contract System Coordinator is a newly created role to support the deal term entry process into Mattel’s new Contract Management System for its Licensing business. The role will support the Business Teams at the Deal & Amendment phase of the contracting process and act in conjunction with the System Administration team.