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McLaren introduces its newest children’s ride-on, the McLaren Senna

McLaren is offering kids the chance to burn some rubber with the launch of its latest McClaren ride-on, the third in the British manufacturer’s range of children’s models, following the McLaren P1TM and McLaren 720S. The new launch – the Senna Ride-On – is modelled on McLaren’s track vehicle bearing …

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Selfridges launches Project Earth campaign to change the way we shop by 2025

Selfridges has launched its new sustainability initiative, Project Earth, a commitment from the retailer to change the way we all shop by 2025. It builds on the steps that Selfridges has taken over the last decade to put sustainability at the centre of its business. Through Project Earth, the department …

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Amazon can be liable for faulty and unsafe products, says new US court ruling

A recent court ruling in the US could be about to make it harder for the online marketplace giant, Amazon, to avoid responsibility for unsafe goods sold on its platform. It deals a major blow to the business that has successfully fought-off lawsuits trying to place liability on the company …

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Conservation-focused toy brand Safari Ltd named new partner for Dino Dana

The family and kids’ production and distribution company, Sinking Ship Entertainment has secured a new toy deal for its Emmy award-winning series Dino Dana with the educational toy company Safari Ltd. The firm specialises in authentic, hand-painted figures. Safari Ltd is on a mission to teach children the importance of …

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World of Toys will return to Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2021 with new safety measures, Spielwarenmesse confirms

The 2021 Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair will once again play host to the popular international fair programme, World of Toys, created by Spielwarenmesse to make overseas trade fairs more accessible to companies. The international pavilion will be held at the Hong Kong show taking place at the Hong …

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Debenhams puts liquidation firm on standby despite insisting it is “trading strongly”

Debenhams has put a liquidation firm on standby to draw up contingency plans for the department store chain should it not find a solution to its current financial crisis. The company, which is now in administration, has hired Hilco Capital to undertake the task should an answer not be found. …

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Doctor Who: Worlds Apart takes BBC Studios into Blockchain Gaming with digital trading card game

Doctor Who is leaping into the realm of digital trading card games thanks to a new partnership between BBC Studios of Reality Gaming Group that will take the property into the field of blockchain gaming for the first time. The partnership will enable fans to collect and trade digital versions …

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Toy Fair 2021: BTHA will create ‘strong platform and safe and secure environment’

The British Toy and Hobby Association has outlined its number one aim to ‘create another strong platform’ for the industry to do successful business in a ‘safe and secure environment’ as it issues its latest update on Toy Fair 2021. Underpinning the latest developments for the show, set to take …

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Big Potato reveals latest slice of party gaming action, P is for Pizza

The London-based board game publishing house, Big Potato, has unveiled its latest slice of party gaming with the launch of P is for Pizza, a quick-thinking, answer-shouting letter game that is all about grabbing as many pieces of pizza pie as possible. Colloquially known by the inner gaming circles as …

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Wicked Vision: “We’re much more than a toy company, we’re a true lifestyle brand”

Wicked Vision is so much more than a toy company. The words spoken to ToyNews from across a Zoom chat blighted by lawnmowers passing by an open window one end of the conversation, and a WiFi that had all but given up on the other. It wasn’t just for emphasis …

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