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Stateside | US toy sales surge 27 per cent while Pokemon leads top ten growth properties

Major properties including Pokemon, Barbie, Star Wars, and LEGO have contributed to a booming first quarter toy sales in the…

1 year ago

Global news | China sees Q1 toy sales surge as it hits £1.2bn through e-commerce alone

Sales of toys in China have surged in the first quarter of 2021, with e-commerce sales hitting $1.2 billion (USD),…

1 year ago

LEGO, Spin Master, and Warner Bros among winners of the NPD’s Global and European Toy Industry Performance Awards

The LEGO Group, Spin Master, Mattel, and Warner Bros have been named among the winners of the NPD Group's 2020…

2 years ago

Games, Puzzles and growing Kidult market fuel toy sector’s 2020 success, says NPD

The lockdown success of the games and puzzles market, a surge in the kidult market, and early Christmas trading all…

2 years ago

Global toy industry sales down three per cent across 13 markets tracked by NPD

The global toy industry saw sales decrease by three per cent across the 13 markets tracked by the NPD Group,…

2 years ago

Fortnite named Top Gaining Toy Property of the Year at NPD’s Toy Industry Performance Awards

Fortnite has been named Europe’s Top Gaining Toy Property of the Year by the NPD Group, who announced the video…

3 years ago

The NPD Group reveals the UK’s best-selling infant toys

The NPD Group has detailed the latest insights into the best-selling infant and baby toys, underpinning the UK's spot at…

3 years ago

Toy Fair 2019: Brexit fears hit retail but UK toy market stands firm

Despite a drop of seven per cent in toy sales for the year, the UK market still brought in an…

4 years ago

NPD reveal Gibsons as UK’s number one puzzle firm every month of 2018

This has been based on the velocity sales (rate of sale), which includes sales from November 2018.

4 years ago

Golden Bear’s In the Night Garden jumps into top five pre-school licenses

Following the success of its Playtime, Bath-time, Bedtime range which launched in July, In the Night Garden now stands as…

4 years ago