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Moose Toys’ exclusive FAO Schwarz event sees Goo Goo Galaxy sell out in two hours

An exclusive launch event held at New York’s flagship FAO Schwarz toy shop for Moose Toys’ newest collectable line has been hailed a success, in which the new DIY slime toys sold out ‘within a matter of hours,’ according to reports from the store. Moose Toys is looking to maintain …

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Jazwares unveils world’s first Fortnite RC vehicle at San Diego Comic Con

Jazwares has unveiled the world’s first Fortnite remote control vehicle to fans of the hit video game franchise – and its subsequent toy line – at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Until now, Jazwares’ toy range had consisted of a cast of six-inch action figures and a piñata llama. …

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Little Tikes launches pre-school collectable line Springlings Surprise!

Little Tikes has launched a new pre-school collectable toy line in the shape of Springlings Surprise! – a collection of springy, plush animals that will hit shelves this autumn. The range has been launched as the pre-school brand continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary in the toy space this year; …

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French dronemaker Parrot is grounding its toy drone business

The French dronemaker, Parrot has grounded its toy industry operations in a move that will see the outfit focus attention on governmental and commercial developments. The company has confirmed that it has stopped the production and development of any drone but the Anafi and its variations, and no longer has …

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MGA Entertainment squeezes out The Hangrees at San Diego Comic Con

Harry Plopper, Ninja Turdle, and Fartnite are just some of the almost-recognisable names to make up a cast of pop culture parody characters among a new MGA Entertainment toy line, devised ‘to bring the humour back into the toy industry.’ The Hangrees are billed as an ‘outrageous, slime collectable, pop …

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Metallica is launching into the puzzles sector… and nothing else matters

Zee Productions is continuing its mission to shake up the puzzles sector with the head-banging artwork of some of the most seminal heavy metal and rock albums the genre has to offer, this time turning to Metallica for an inspired new collection. The firm will now release the first four …

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Heading to Autumn Fair this year? Get involved in the August issue of ToyNews

Are you heading to Autumn Fair this September to exhibit or walk the aisles in search of that next best-seller? Have you got products in the girls’ market, plush toys sector, or pocket money and collectables space? Then ToyNews wants to hear from you. ToyNews is now accepting editorial and …

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Funko launches its first board game to fans at San Diego Comic-Con

Funko has launched itself into the world of tabletop gaming, with the grand unveiling of its new board game at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Funkoverse. “It’s thrilling to finally share with fans the debut of Funkoverse, the first pop culture infused board game from Funko Games,” said Brian …

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Indie toy retailer Langleys to open second store in Chapelfield

The independent toy retailer, Langleys is opening a new store in the Chapelfield shopping centre this year, with the promise of ‘rivalling deals available on the internet.’ This will mark the second shop location for Langleys, an independent toy store that opened in Norwich some 140 years ago. Langleys currently …

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