Tag Archives: toymaster

Toymaster welcomes McGreevy’s Toys Direct

Toymaster has announced another new member: McGreevy’s Toys Direct of Westport, County Mayo. McGreevy’s started out over 115 years ago as a small corner grocery shop, adding toys as a permanent fixture in the 1970s. Since then, the first floor of the shop has become a large toy store, home …

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Toymaster welcomes Totally Toys of Castlebar, Co Mayo

Toymaster has welcomed its newest member, family-owned toy shop Totally Toys of Castlebar, into the Toymaster family.  The County Mayo store aims to bring value and variety to the toy market in the region with its 5500 sq. ft retail area stocking a huge range of toys, from favourites such …

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Toymaster welcomes Toys & Games of Worcester

Toymaster has announced the latest retailer to join its ranks: Toys & Games of Worcester.  The city-centre store, established in 1994, is run by Tim and Vicky Evans, and stocks classic toys for all ages as well as all the latest crazes, nostalgia toys and gifts, memorabilia, and retirement hobby games. …

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Salmons joins the Toymaster family

Toymaster has announced a new member: Salmons Department Store, based in Ballinasloe, Galway. The independent family-run store, currently celebrating 60 years in business, stocks a wide range of toys, puzzles and games, along with books, stationery, giftware and art, and more. “We would like to welcome Salmons to the Toymaster family and …

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Success for the 2022 Toymaster May Show

Toymaster has announced today that the 2022 Toymaster May Show, the biggest trade show dedicated to Independent Toy Retailers in the UK and Ireland, has sold out. All the stands for the May Show have been filled and the company wishes to thank its suppliers for their support. Over 100 suppliers …

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Bambola Toymaster’s John Testori appointed to Board of Directors of Toymaster Ltd

John Testori, the owner of the popular Jersey toy shop Bambola Toymaster, a long serving member of the UK toy buying group, is to be appointed to the Board of Directors of Toymaster Ltd as a non-executive director. Testori will take up the role from September 1st this year. Having …

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Craft Buddy joins Toymaster and AIS buying groups in commitment to UK toy retail scene

Craft Buddy has detailed its intentions to establish ‘a commanding presence’ in the UK’s arts and crafts market, having joined the Toymaster and AIS buying groups as listed suppliers in a show of commitment to the country’s toy retail scene. Craft Buddy is keen to maintain and strengthen its relationships …

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Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide partners with Toymaster on joint marketing venture

Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide has struck up a new partnership with the Toymaster to support the retail group with seasonal and developmental milestone articles and blog posts, branded POS for Good Play Guide recommended lines and a raft of in-store activations. The Good Play Guide will leverage its expertise …

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Conflicted and terrified | Toy retail and gaming events approach ‘Freedom Day’ with caution and confusion

With Government plans full steam ahead to lift all Covid restrictions on July 19th, despite evidence of rising cases, the discordantly named Freedom Day has left toy and game communities at odds with the change in approach to health and safety this summer. This week has seen major events in …

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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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