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Rubies celebrates upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series with brand-new costumes

Rubies is inviting Star Wars fans to take a trip into hyperspace with Obi-Wan Kenobi costumes that bring the upcoming Star Wars Disney+ series to life. Rubies newly designed costumes for the new series include Obi-Wan Kenobi for children in classic and deluxe, as well as a classic edition with a …

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Toymaster welcomes Toys & Games of Worcester

Toymaster has announced the latest retailer to join its ranks: Toys & Games of Worcester.  The city-centre store, established in 1994, is run by Tim and Vicky Evans, and stocks classic toys for all ages as well as all the latest crazes, nostalgia toys and gifts, memorabilia, and retirement hobby games. …

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Ticket to Ride launches San Francisco edition

Ticket To Ride comes to the Golden Gate City with Ticket to Ride: San Francisco, the fourth entry in Ticket to Ride’s popular city editions.  The latest addition to Asmodee‘s popular series sees players race through iconic San Francisco landmarks in 15 minutes, collecting souvenirs along the way to score points on a travel-friendly …

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Ravensburger announces new board game, Lunar Outpost

Ravensburger has announced Lunar Outpost, a new cooperative board game inspired by the PBS science series NOVA and developed with NASA astronaut Dan Tani. Currently available for pre-order on Amazon, the game will officially go on sale in June 2022. In Lunar Outpost, players work together to mine lunar elements and build a …

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Spin Master reports strong Q1 2022 financial results

Spin Master has announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2022.  Toy revenue increased by $95.3 million or 37.3% to $350.9 million, driven by growth in all product categories, particularly Preschool and Dolls & Interactive and Wheels & Action. Toy Gross Product Sales increased by $102.8 million or …

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Edel Siddle joins DKB sales team

DKB Toys and Distribution has announced the appointment of Edel Siddle as Field Account Manager to support the company’s increased focus on supporting independent retailers. With a wealth of experience in the industry, including 15 years at Bandai as Sales Admin & Operations Manager and more recently three years as …

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Rubies’ Star Wars charity fundraiser is a Force for good

Rubies has announced that it successfully piloted a fundraising dress-up day for team members on May 4th, to celebrate Star Wars Day. The event saw employees of Rubies across EMEA partake in dressing up as their favourite Star Wars characters, from Jedis to Sith Lords and Jawas to Wookies. The …

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TOYMASTER: Magical puzzles and much more from Coiled Spring Games

The Coiledspring Games team are delighted to be back at live events and excited to talk their customers through the company’s exclusive portfolio of puzzles, jigsaws and games face to face. Schmidt Spiele is in the spotlight with its premium, six-star quality jigsaw puzzles. Schmidt is extending its range with brand-new …

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TOYMASTER: Character Options’ offerings set to make a splash at May show

With a wide range of brands across all toy sectors, retailers at this year’s Toymaster show won’t want to miss the hot properties in Character Options’ portfolio.  An exciting new offering comes in the form of Giga Bots – intergalactic defenders who fought against the evil Blaze to prevent the …

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Immersive touring attraction to bring The World of Barbie to life

Kilburn Live, a specialist in branded live entertainment, has revealed a partnership with Mattel, Inc. for a new upcoming immersive attraction: World Of Barbie. Created in partnership with the leading global toy company, Kilburn Live’s interactive exhibition will allow fans the unique opportunity to step directly into Barbie’s inspiring world, where …

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