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Toymaster builds on British Garden Centres partnership with another raft of four

The UK toy shop buying group, Toymaster has expanded its partnership with British Garden Centres even further, adding a raft of four new sites to its growing portfolio. Building on a growing fleet of British Garden Centre partnerships, the latest swathe to join the Toymaster brand, include Hemel Hempstead Garden …

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Toymaster welcomes four new British Garden Centre outlets to its portfolio

The Toymaster buying group has added a slate of four new garden centres to its growing slate of Toymaster-branded branches, in a deal struck with British Garden Centres. Albrighton Garden Centre and Bridgnorth Garden Centre both in Wolverhampton join  Bressingham Garden Centre in Diss, and Wolseley Bridge Garden Centre in …

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Toymaster backs BTHA’s Don’t Toy with Children’s Safety campaign in call to arms

The UK toy buying group Toymaster has thrown itself behind the BTHA’s campaign ‘Don’t Toy with Children’s Safety,’ an initiative launched to prompt the UK government to better regulate the safety of some toys sold via online platforms. The move arrives after the BTHA made the shocking discovery that 58 …

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Playmobil goes big for Banba Toymaster’s 75th anniversary

Playmobil is looking to catch the eye of millions of Dublin shoppers this summer, helping Toymaster Banba celebrate its 75th anniversary with a large banner wrap across the beloved toy shop’s store front. The move comes as part of Playmobil’s commitment to its 2019 advertising campaign to support retailers. The …

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Toymaster: The Suppliers (Part One)

Toymaster’s 2019 May Show is all ready to kick off once again at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate this week, with hundreds of suppliers, members and retailers all champing at the bit to take and make orders, before donning their best dress-up and partying until the small hours… or at …

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Toymaster: “We encourage our members to do fewer things, but do them better”

It’s been three decades since seven of the eight toy buying groups across the UK and Ireland came together under the mission statement of ‘helping members trade profitably,’ to form Toymaster as we know it, and it’s still on the path for growth. Robert Hutchins talks with Toymaster’s managing director, …

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Toymaster to welcome Toyworld Australia members to Harrogate May Show

Toymaster is doing its bit for international relations as it prepares to welcome representatives from Australia’s biggest network of independent toy shops to this year’s show. Around 43 members and directors from Toyworld Australia will drop in on the show later this month, with a ‘one-off’ visit scheduled in for …

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Toymaster 2019: Magic Box to celebrate Moji Pops and SuperZings with show activities

Magic Box Toys is celebrating the success of its collectable ranges SuperZings and MojiPops with specially planned activity at this year’s Toymaster show. Visitors to the Magic Box stand in the Upper Marquee can join the MojiPops party by grabbing a colleague, choosing a prop and snapping a selfie in …

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Northern Ireland’s Whites celebrates 25 years with Toymaster buying group

It was 63 years ago that Whites first opened its doors to residents of the Northern Irish town of Omagh, with its offering of hardware supplies and gifts. This week the store’s current owner of the family-run business, Ivor White was handed a plaque in recognition of 25 years’ membership …

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