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Sambro eyes ‘period of accelerated growth’ with £13m Barclays funding package

Toy manufacturer and distributor Sambro International Ltd is assessing new growth opportunities after securing a £13m funding package with Barclays Bank.  Despite the challenges imposed by the pandemic, the Manchester-based toys and licensed children’s products specialist achieved strong sales throughout 2020. It is now aiming to build on the momentum …

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Sambro names Tony Hicks its new CEO

Sambro has appointed Tony Hicks to the role of chief executive officer. He will take up his role on 1 May, based at Sambro’s UK headquarters in Bury. Hicks has 25 years of experience delivering growth strategies for major business units across Europe, Asia and North America for market leading …

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Goliath acquires Vivid Toy Group

Vivid's Tony Hicks has described the move as a bold new chapter in the company's story. Goliath completed the takeover as it looks to strengthen its distribution and retail partnerships in the UK.

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