Tag Archives: Online

LEGO expands its Build & Talk series to help families talk about online safety

The LEGO Group has expanded its Build & Talk series of tools designed to help families talk about online safety and privacy for children, with a new story-style adventure. The move to bolster its online safety content follows recent research in which it was found that online one in six …

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The Insights Family | 46% of kids watch their favourite Christmas ad digitally

Children are more likely to form their Christmas and Holiday wish lists through digital marketing this season, as new research from the Insights Family reveals that 46 per cent of kids report seeing their favourite advert on YouTube, social media, websites, or apps rather than on TV. In the latest …

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UK retail profits could shrink by £8bn in next four years, says research

UK retailers could see profits fall by £8bn in the next four years, according to a new report from Alvarez & Marshal in partnership with Retail Economics, a direct result of the ‘seismic shift’ to ecommerce fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic. In the report issued by the global services firm, …

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WHP Global takes controlling stake in Tru Kids with expansion plans for Toys R Us, Babies R Us and more

The New York brand acquisition and management firm, WHP Global has taken a controlling interest in Tru Kids Inc, the parent company to Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Geoffrey the Giraffe brands, and more than 20 established consumer toy and baby brands. Under the acquisition, WHP will now manage …

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Guangdong Boutique International Trade Fair kicks off on virtual platform this week

The Guangdong Boutique International Trade Fair – Toy Fair, has taken on its virtual form this year, currently being hosted online on the International Trade Online Expo platform. The fair kicks off today, March 15th 2021 and will run for the next four days, until March 19th. The move was …

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Fortnite publisher Epic Games acquires kidtech pioneers SuperAwesome in move ‘to make the internet safer for kids’

Epic Games, the publisher behind the video gaming sensation Fortnite, has acquired the pioneers of the ‘kidtech’ market, SuperAwesome in a move that will see the two build a wide range of kid-safe services. SuperAwesome is recognised around the world as a leading developer of tools to create safer digital …

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Read the tabletop and board games special issue of ToyNews online

This month, we visit one of our favourite topics, board gaming, to take you through some of the biggest topics across board gaming, from Brexit to the growing issue of counterfeiters, taking in the views and opinions of the UK’s biggest names in board gaming and board game retailing.

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