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DKB Toys lands UK distribution for global toy brand Melissa & Doug

DKB Distribution & Toys has been appointed as the UK distribution partner for toy brand Melissa & Doug, encompassing over 2,000 UK customers from summer 2021 onwards. Melissa & Doug will continue to service key customers directly with DKB picking up the extended customer base. Under the new deal, DKB will have full domestic stock of all Melissa & Doug SKUs which will …

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Melissa & Doug launches major new sustainability drive under Project Restore

The international toy company, Melissa & Doug has detailed a major new sustainability initiative focused on environmental and social measures under the campaign title, Project Restore. The initiative will guide the company in its existing work on environmental responsibility, social equity, and inclusion, as well as its ambitious new plan …

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Melissa & Doug details global launch of PAW Patrol and Blue’s Clues & You toy ranges

The global toy brand Melissa & Doug has detailed a new range of co-branded PAW Patrol and Blue’s Clues & You toys, developed in partnership with Nickelodeon, to be made available at retailers across the globe. The multi-year partnership launches with 50 items in the line-up for 2021, including the …

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Sawdust and Rainbows picks up multiple awards at Loved by Parents 2021

Sawdust and Rainbows has scooped multiple awards for its best-selling wooden indoor climbing frame, the Wee’UN in this year’s Loved by Awards Awards, including Best Wooden Toy and Best Activity Toy. The Northern Ireland-based start-up proved to be a favourite among judges, picking up three platinum awards for its Pikler …

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Rainbow Designs unveils new We’re Going on a Bear Hunt toys in Walker Books partnership

Rainbow Designs is encouraging children to undertake their own Bear Hunt adventures this year as it launches its new We’re Going on a Bear Hunt collection of soft and wooden toys to the market. Based on Walker Books’ classic storybook of the same title, the toys take inspiration from the …

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Rainbow Designs to host virtual showcase of new Paddington, Peter Rabbit, Spirit and Bear Hunt collections

The New Year marks a major milestone for Rainbow Designs as the pre-school and plush toy specialist celebrates half a century with a virtual showcase to launch its 2021 product line-up and collections for the nursery, toy, and gift sectors. Retailers will have to opportunity to engage on one-to-one virtual …

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HABA to build its presence in the UK toy market through Amaroni partnership

The German toy manufacturer, HABA, has revealed its plans to build its presence in the UK toy market, having appointed Amaroni as its British sales distributor for HABA toys and games. The deal will kick in to effect from the end of 2020 onwards. For the past year, Amaroni has …

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The French connection: How Le Toy Van is getting it right in pre-school

Le Toy Van enjoys that it’s a small company based in the British county of Surrey, but competing on a global scale with some of the biggest names in the toy industry today. Almost 25 years into its gig, it very much plans on keeping things that way. There’s no …

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