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The Toy Retailers Association confirms date of DreamToys 2021 grand unveiling

The 2021 DreamToys list of predicted top toys for Christmas will be unveiled in full on Wednesday, November 3rd, the Toy Retailers Association confirmed last week. Just as was adopted last year, in the face of the government restrictions and safety measures taken amid the pandemic, the TRA will continue …

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OPINION: Play ja vu – Why DreamToys 2020’s ‘slow play’ message is a real head-scratcher for me

This year’s Dream Toys listing has been a showcase of the innovation and creativity that the toy industry has to offer, and a much welcome and well-needed celebration of its resilience in times of trouble. Why then has this year’s proceedings left Kids Industries’ Gary Pope scratching his head? And …

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Here’s the long list of every toy on the DreamToys 2020 Christmas predicted best-sellers

This year’s long list of DreamToys – the predicted best-selling toys and games for Christmas 2020 – is a mix of ‘those that have kept families entertained over lockdown’ and boundary pushing innovation destined ‘to impress under the Christmas tree.’ Alongside the DreamToys Top 12 Toys for Christmas, the committee …

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LOL Surprise franchise “reaches new heights in 2020” as MGA cracks DreamToys Top 12 for fourth year running

MGA Entertainment’s UK managing director, Neil Bandtock has billed 2020 as the year that its popular LOL Surprise franchise has ‘reached new heights’, having found itself making the DreamToys Top 12 Toys for Christmas listing for the fourth time in a row. It is the company’s LOL Surprise Remix OMG …

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2020 marks year of ‘slow play’ toys as DreamToys reveals its Top 12 Toys for Christmas

The year 2020 has called time on the era of collectables in favour of the ‘slow play’ toys like LEGO, Barbie and Monopoly as DreamToys unveils its ultimate Top 12 Toys for Christmas this year that swaps out some of the ‘fast sell’ items of 2019 with big brands, play-sets, …

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DreamToys 2020: Date confirmed for all digital event

The DreamToys committee and the Toy Retailers Association have confirmed the new date of this year’s all-virtual DreamToys event as October 28th, a date that coincides with the October half term. Organised by the Toy Retailers Association, DreamToys is billed as ‘the most authoritative predictive list of what will be …

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DreamToys 2020 will go digital this year due to Covid-19 impact on the UK

The Toy Retailers Association and DreamToys committee today announced, DreamToys 2020 will take place as a digital event this year. “Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK, it is not possible to hold a large-scale physical event to announce the DreamToys list,” commented Gary Grant, chair …

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