Toymaster is your chance to support the indie, says Roger Dyson at honorary dinner

The industry stalwart has championed the work of the buying group at a dinner held to honor his tenure with the team.
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"You will never get a better chance to support indie retailers than with Toymaster," enthused industry stalwart Roger Dyson at an evening honouring his 15 year tenure with the group.

The former managing director and interim chairman for the independent buying group championed the work of the Toymaster and its dedication to the indie toy retailer as he spoke words of thanks to a room full of Toymaster members and toy suppliers at this year's Harrogate show.

"With Toymaster, you will never get a better chance to support the independent toy retailer," he told crowds during the evening of entertainment that included a set from Colne Valley Male Voice Choir, in celebration of Dyson's Welsh heritage.

"If you're a supplier, support everything Toymaster does. If you're a member of Toymaster, support everything Toymaster does, becasue with Ian Edmunds and Yogi Parmar, you will not get a better chance to support the High Street."

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