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Retailers call for ‘urgent government action’ to save a high street in strife

Retailers are calling for urgent government action to help high streets in their struggle for footfall and sales as new data reveals that the number of shops, pubs and restaurants closing is rising at the fastest rate in ten years. According to the research, around 16 stores closed their doors …

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Toy and Game Conference 2019: Toy makers chase the billion dollar franchise, but retail leans on smaller companies

It was conflicting but not altogether left-field views that made up the discussion around the ‘State of Play’ between toy design, marketing and retail at last week’s Toy and Game Design Conference, as industry polars met on stage to talk about the ever-shifting dynamic. Fundamentally Children’s Dr Amanda Gummer chaired …

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John Lewis goes traditional with this year’s Top 10 toys for Christmas list

John Lewis has seen sales of its wooden toys increase 21 per cent this year, noting that parents have made a conscious move towards buying more educational games and books for their children. Harry Boughton, toy buyer at John Lewis has stated that the retailer is seeing a ‘move away …

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