Harrogate highlights: Tobar

Tobar CEO David Mordecai on why indies remain "an essential part of the industry".
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What will you be showcasing at the event?

Over the last 12 months, the team at Tobar have been travelling around the world to get ideas and inspiration for the 2015 product range.

The team have managed to secure some exciting new distribution partnerships in addition to existing lines. These include US brand Schylling (famous for classic tin toys), stationery brand Scentos and outdoor line Turbospoke. In addition, Zuru and Bburago will be unveiling some exciting new lines.

Why is Toymaster such an important event?

We love the chance to meet up with customers face to face. This is a superb opportunity to get feedback from independents and help them make decisions about their stock for the rest of the year.

Why did you decide to exhibit at the event?

By attending the show, our team are able to help advise on how to increase footfall and drive impulse buys in store.

Our till top FSDU solutions are ideal for retail environments and we can advise visitors on bestselling lines, display ideas and how to choose the right products to appeal to their customers.

How important are the indies to your business?

We love working with independents and have a history of supporting them with credit account options, regional development managers who can visit them face to face during the year. Our website means they can now place orders when it suits them.

We continue to bring new, fresh lines which offer great margin and value for money – we see these customers as an essential part of the industry.


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