Home / Tag Archives: lead (page 4)

Tag Archives: lead

Toymaster: The Suppliers (Part Two)

Toymaster’s 2019 May Show is all ready to kick off once again at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate this week, with hundreds of suppliers, members and retailers all champing at the bit to take and make orders, before donning their best dress-up and partying until the small hours… or at …

Read More »

Toymaster: “We encourage our members to do fewer things, but do them better”

It’s been three decades since seven of the eight toy buying groups across the UK and Ireland came together under the mission statement of ‘helping members trade profitably,’ to form Toymaster as we know it, and it’s still on the path for growth. Robert Hutchins talks with Toymaster’s managing director, …

Read More »

Wow! Stuff promises to push innovation with big franchise reveals at Distoy

Wow! Stuff may be remaining tight-lipped over just what it has in store for this year’s Distoy when the team behind the boundary-pushing Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak descends upon the London event, but promises a range that will continue to push the envelope on a ‘global scale.’ Following its recent …

Read More »

Action toys surge 195.5 per cent for Spin Master but Q1 sales still suffer decline

Spin Master has seen a surge in sales growth of its boys action and high tech construction  category by 195.5 per cent, thanks to franchises such as How to Train Your Dragon, Monster Jam and the relaunch of Bakugan. The segment ended its Q1 trading period at $49.4 million, while …

Read More »

Character Group remains optimistic for 2019 trading as revenues grow to near £60m

The Character Group has seen operating profits for the past six months grow £1 million to £5.9 million, while revenues approach £60 million. The Oldham-based firm said it has delivered a strong first half performance with directors ‘optimistic about progress the business will make over this calendar year.’ The revenue …

Read More »

The Beano is launching into the pocket money toy space with RMS International

The iconic British kids’ brand, Beano is launching into the pocket money toys space, thanks to a new partnership with toy, activity and gift specialist RMS International. The new range will be aimed at kids, particularly boys, aged six to ten years old and will include a raft of toys …

Read More »