Tag Archives: Games And Puzzles

YWOW Games continues mission to ‘revolutionise the puzzles market’ with new Mentos license

YWOW Games, an up and coming games and puzzles company on a mission to ‘revolutionise the market’ by combining global household brands with collectable jigsaw puzzles, has expanded its best-selling range through a new partnership with the confectionery brand, Perfetti Van Melle. The fast-growing company launched onto the scene with …

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Spin Master sees increases across boys action, games and puzzles, and plush in Q3 2020 results

Spin Master has seen gross product sales increase to $587.4 million in its third quarter financial results, a growth of 0.7 per cent that has been led by increases across its boys action and construction, activities, games and puzzles, plush and outdoor sectors this year. The marginal growth is an …

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Orchard Toys celebrates 25 years of Shopping List with Silver Ticket campaign

Orchard Toys is celebrating 25 years of its perennial best-seller, Shopping List with the launch of a consumer Silver Ticket campaign across limited edition boxes of the title that give shoppers the chance to enter a free prize draw. When entering, consumers will be given the option to state where …

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Spin Master acquires Rubik’s Brand in move that further strengthens its Games & Puzzles portfolio

The global children’s entertainment company, Spin Master, has reached an agreement to acquire the London-based Rubik’s Brand Ltd, owner of the world famous Rubik’s Cube. Invented by Ernő Rubik in 1974 and launched globally in 1980, the Rubik’s Cube became a worldwide  craze,selling hundreds of millions of units, and has …

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Gibsons welcomes a brace of new appointments as the firm sees accelerated growth through 2020

The British independent games and puzzles company, Gibsons, has welcomed a brace of new members to the team, following a period of steady growth that has been accelerated by a nation turning to games and puzzles during lockdown. Gibsons has appointed three new full-time members and two maternity covers. Savannah …

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ToyNews is returning to print – Here’s how to get involved

After a brief pause and moment to recalibrate, ToyNews is making its comeback to the print market with a striking new look, bold redesign and larger format September issue. From this September, the wait will be over, and ToyNews will be back to continue its mission to inform and entertain …

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The Games and Puzzles April issue of ToyNews is available to read online now

As the Games and Puzzles issue of ToyNews makes its way to readers up and down a country turned on its head by the current COVID-19 pandemic, there’s an old saying I like to turn to in times like these: ‘You don’t know resilience until you’ve put a magazine to …

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Toy Fair 2020: “UK toy market still Europe’s largest, despite six per cent drop in year on year sales”

The toy industry has endured some difficult trading conditions through 2019 with a six per cent drop in year on year sales to find sales for the year totalling £3.2 billion, according to the latest figures revealed at Toy Fair 2020. Despite the dip, the UK remains the largest toy …

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The Games & Puzzles and BLE special issue of ToyNews is online and on desks now

In a special games and puzzles and Brand Licensing Europe double-up, the latest issue of ToyNews has landed and is ready to read online, on your iPad, laptop or smart device now. Our games and puzzles coverage kicks off with an industry exclusive as ToyNews talks to Asmodee about the …

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Walls Ice Cream gets its own puzzle as Gibsons details latest releases

Gibsons is launching seven new jigsaws this season, looking to the current demand for nostalgia in the puzzling space as the company itself celebrates its own 100th anniversary. The puzzling company is celebrating Britain’s love of Walls ice cream this summer, with a look at the famed brand’s rich history …

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