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VTech teams with Save the Children for worldwide campaigns and donation scheme

The electronic learning products and pre-school specialist, VTech has partnered with Save the Children to organise a slate of events across multiple countries in order to support vulnerable children in need and those most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Using its worldwide resources, VTech has organised a worldwide toy donation …

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BTHA to welcome VTech’s Graham Canning as Chairman as Andrew Laughton completes term

The British Toy and Hobby Association will be welcoming a new chairman next week, as a changing of the guard will give thanks to Andrew Laughton for his tenure with the industry organisation and introduce VTech’s own Graham Canning to the position. The change-over will take effect as of Monday, …

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Greener pastimes: ToyNews’ guide to the latest in sustainable toys

With greater consumer awareness surrounding the topic translating to fresh demand at retail, coupled with a retail landscape more conscious of the social and environmental impact of the products it lines its shelves with than ever before, the market for sustainable toys is an ever-increasing one – both in size …

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VTech launches green electronic learning products as it aims to replace fossil-based plastics by 2030

VTech has detailed its plans to launch a variety of green electronic learning products for 2021, marking an important step in the pre-school and electronics toy specialist’s commitment to sustainability. The firm aims to replace its fossil-based plastics with sustainable alternatives by 2030. VTech’s eco-friendly products include three new vehicles …

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VTech, Asmodee, and Learning Resources among 2020 Creative Play Awards winners

It’s taken months of rigorous testing and scrutiny, but the winners and recipients of the Highly Commended accolade have now been revealed for the 2020 Creative Play Awards, an awards programme developed by Creative Steps magazine. VTech, Asmodee, Simba Smoby and Learning Resources have been named among an extensive list …

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VTech sees sales of Electronic Learning Products rise 8.2 per cent across Europe in latest financial results

The electronic learning products specialist, VTech has seen group revenue increase by 10.6 per cent across its European operations, to hit $487.5 million in the first six months of the financial year, as sales of its Electronic Learning Products helped offset lower revenue from other avenues of the tech giant’s …

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VTech and LeapFrog join the TerraCycle toy recycling programme

The children’s educational toy and developmental learning products specialists, Leapfrog and VTech, have become the latest toy manufacturers to join the TerraCycle initiaitive of bringing greater sustainability measures to the toy space. The newly announced recycling programme allows fans to send in select VTech and LeapFrog electronic learning devices and …

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Toys R Us relaunches its Geoffrey’s Hot Toy List for Christmas 2020 in mission to be ‘source to bring play to families’

Not one to be left out of the pre-Christmas top toy prediction showdown, Tru Kids Brands – the parent company of the Toys R Us brand – has relaunched its annual Geoffrey’s Hot Toy List for the 2020 festive season, offering the world a run through of the 20 toys …

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Spin Master, Crayola, VTech and Sambro among 21 UK partners for PAW Patrol: The Movie

Spin Master, Crayola, VTech, and Sambro have been named among the 21 UK partners to have signed new and renewed licensing partnerships for PAW Patrol ahead of the release of the PAW Patrol movie and its slated August 2021 release. ViacomCBS Concusmer Products UK has signed a raft of partners …

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John Lewis focuses on sustainability and wellbeing in Top Ten Toys for Christmas 2020

John Lewis & Partners is backing the sustainability movement this festive season with the unveiling of its own Top Ten Toys for Christmas, that this year witnesses the embrace of eco-friendly toys, those themed around climate change, and a range of interactive learning products. “This year is driven by the …

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