Tag Archives: the entertainer

Have a creepy crawly Christmas: HEXBUG launches new additions to popular STEM toy range

Just in time for those festive wish lists, HEXBUG has made an upgrade to its collectable JunkBots range and added a host of new products to its Mobots and Micro Robotics Creatures ranges of creepy-crawly robotic toys. The latest products are: MoBot Speed Shot: RRP £24.99. Age 5+ HEXBUG Wasp: RRP £19.99. Age …

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The Entertainer celebrates its 40th anniversary with £27,000 giveaway

The Entertainer is giving away £27,000 in gift vouchers as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations this year, deciding to ‘give back to its customers’ through the big giveaway, as well as hosting free to attend parties in all of its stores across the UK. The £27,000 giveaway is open …

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Hasbro, The Entertainer and The LEGO Group make The Licensing Awards 2021 list of finalists

Hasbro, The Entertainer, Forbidden Planet, and The LEGO Group have all been named among this year’s shortlist of finalists in the 2021 Licensing Awards. Making a return to its physical format this year, the Licensing Awards will be celebrating the best in collaborations across the categories, from Best Licensed Live …

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China Shipping Crisis | The Entertainer urges consumers to get their Christmas shopping early

With shipping from China reaching a crisis point that has seen costs skyrocket to all time highs amid a shortage of containers within the global supply chain, the UK’s independent toy retailer, The Entertainer is making its message to the consumer clear. Costs, shortages, and delays have hamstrung companies across …

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Zapf Creation celebrates 30 years of Baby Born with National Best Friend Day

Zapf Creation’s Baby Born nurturing doll brand kickstarted its 30th anniversary this year with the launch of a new multi-channel campaign centered around National Best Friend Day earlier this month, harnessing PR, social, and digital to drive traffic to its website. To mark the occasion, Baby Born created its own …

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The Entertainer’s Gary Grant | “A family business is a different kind of business”

With a universe of toys at his disposal, and the entirety of the children’s entertainment market at his fingertips; you’d assume grandfatherhood was just another day at the office for Gary Grant, founder of the UK toy shop The Entertainer. As any doting grandparent would attest, the role comes with …

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The Entertainer relaunches The Big Toy Rehoming as year-round campaign

The high street toy retailer, The Entertainer has relaunched its Big Toy Rehoming campaign in partnership with The Salvation Army, as a year-round initiative hosted across all of its UK stores. The move marks a step change for the family-owned toy shop who has to date seen major success with …

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The Entertainer extends its Quiet Hour shopping initiative to run every day across all 171 stores

The family-owned high street toy retailer, The Entertainer, has extended its Quiet Hour initiative to run every day in every one of its 171 stores across the country, in a bid to create a calmer shopping environment for autistic people and shoppers uncomfortable with the hustle and bustle of the …

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The Entertainer opens first branded store in Spain with plans to grow across the region

The family-owned high street toy retailer, The Entertainer has opened its first The Entertainer branded store in Spain, following a rebrand of its Poly store in Valencia. After acquiring the Spanish toy retailer Poly in 2018, The Entertainer has rebranded the Poly store in Valencia with the full brand experience …

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The Entertainer raises £650,000 for Bristol Children’s Hospital charity, The Grand Appeal

The family-owned toy retailer, The Entertainer has raised an impressive £650,000 for the dedicated charity of the Bristol Children’s Hospital, The Grand Appeal, just two weeks after reopening the doors of its high street stores. The Entertainer has been raising money for the sick children at Bristol Children’s Hospital by …

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