Tag Archives: Puzzles

Dodo – some positive news from Ukraine

After an incredibly difficult couple of weeks for Ukrainian company Dodo, its UK partner Halilit is thankful to announce that the team are all now safe and are planning their strategy to secure the company’s future. The games and puzzles manufacturer, based in Kharkiv, Ukraine, has been able to secure …

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Inclusive toy brand Little Omo unveils new food puzzles

Inclusive educational toy brand Little Omo has added to its offering with a fun new puzzle range. The WholeFood Puzzle collection aims to introduce kids to a variety of exotic fruits, vegetables, plants and legumes, while developing their fine motor skills. Hand-made in the UK from FSC wood sourced in …

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Gibsons marks the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with royal-themed puzzles

On 6 February 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, 70 years of service, having acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952 when she was just 25 years old. In celebration of this historic occasion, family-owned jigsaw puzzle and board game …

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New sales team appointments for University Games & The Lagoon Group  

Ahead of Toy Fair this week, University Games & The Lagoon Group have welcomed a new National Accounts Manager and Area Sales Manager for South London and the South East.  Benefiting from over 15 years of toy experience, Carol Bradshaw joins the nationwide-strong sales team of the games, puzzles and …

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University Games and The Lagoon Group bolster sales and marketing divisions

The games, puzzles, and gift specialists, University Games and The Lagoon Group have made two key appointments, expanding both its sales and marketing departments as the firm eyes continued growth. The team has welcomed Victoria Reece (pictured left) to the position of marketing assistant as it looks to strategically develop …

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Entries now open to ‘a bigger and better than ever’ Dad’s Choice Awards 2021

The Dad’s Choice Awards is making its return for the ninth year running, promising to deliver an awards programme ‘bigger and better than ever before,’ as it puts the latest toys, puzzles, games, and apps through their paces this year. Entries are now open across all 20 categories for this …

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Big Potato lifts the lid on its first ever jigsaw puzzle range featuring cryptic clues

The London-based independent games publisher, Big Potato has made a move for the puzzles market, having lifted the lid on its first jigsaw puzzles range. Launching itself into the market with two new titles, the games company has teased that its inaugural titles in the space – Night At the …

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University Games appoints new national account manager to build on continued UK growth

The games and puzzles specialist, University Games has appointed a new national accounts manager in the form of Chris Maker as it positions itself for continues growth in the UK market. Maker brings with him over two decades of retail expertise as well as national account experience to the role, …

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Waterstones boss indicates “UK retail boom” following sell-out success of puzzles during pandemic

The boss of the high street book, games, and puzzles retailer, Waterstones has described the UK as ‘going through a retail boom’ as customers choose to spend their money in shops and online, in the wake of foreign travel and with much of the hospitality sector at the mercy of …

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Smart Games scales up best-seller portfolio with new XXL versions of hit games

Smart Games is scaling things up somewhat this season, as the puzzle games specialist details the arrival of new XXL versions of three of its bestselling titles: Jump In’, Squirrels Go Nut’s, and IQ Puzzler Pro. Each XXL version of these popular titles come with extra large pieces and more …

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