Tesco toy category manager John Stanhope departs

Stanhope leaves the supermarket after spending two years heading up the toy team.
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Tesco has confirmed its toy category manager, John Stanhope, has left the grocer.

Stanhope was appointed head of Tesco's toy division in February 2011. Prior to that, he worked as the supermarket's senior video game buying manager for two years.

A Tesco spokesperson confirmed the news to ToyNews, but "wasn't in a position" to say what's next for Stanhope.

For full details of Tesco's toy buying team (as of January this year), view our toy retail buyers guide 2013.

Check back on ToyNews in the coming weeks for updates about Stanhope and the Tesco toy buying team.

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