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26th April 2018
Hasbro pilots toy recycling scheme

Eco-friendly programme will see used toys transformed into park benches and flower pots

26th April 2018
IMC unveils new games line-up

New Truth Detector and Plumber Clash games to be supported with heavyweight media ...

26th April 2018
Barbie x Missguided collection launches

Mattel and fashion brand renew partnership for new festival-inspired apparel collection

25th April 2018
Character half yearly financials announced

A strong performance despite being slightly down mainly due to exchange rate fluctuations ...

25th April 2018
Doors close on Toys R Us UK

End of an era as the final dozen UK locations turn off the ...

25th April 2018
Farm toys online celebrates 10 great years

Online specialist retailer reaches huge milestone

25th April 2018
Hamleys owner eyes House of Fraser stake

Reports suggest CBIH is looking to purchase 51% stake in the UK department ...

24th April 2018
The Entertainer's tiniest shop re-opens

Toy retail founder Gary Grant cuts the ribbon on diminutive replica at Bekonscot ...

24th April 2018
CMA approves Co-op-Nisa takeover

Nisa's acquisition by The Co-operative Group is greenlit by the competition watchdog

23rd April 2018
Little Brian Paint Sticks go mini!

A multi-award winning toy brand is continuing to develop one of its most ...

23rd April 2018
Smyths Toys buys Toys R Us

The Irish toy retailer acquires the German, Swiss and Austrian division of the ...

20th April 2018
Mattel CEO steps down

Margo Georgiadis leaves and will be replace by Maker Studios' Ynon Kreiz

20th April 2018
Outdoor Toy Awards adds new category

Rise in kidult sales inspires new category as entrees continue to flood in

20th April 2018
Barbie Dreamtopia comes to Tiny Pop

New content to air on the free-to-view channel on weekends from 21 April

19th April 2018
Toy Fair 2019 filling up with strong rebooking rate

Four in five exhibitors to return from 2018's show as enquiries from new ...

19th April 2018
Don’t miss AIS show!

Take yourself along to the AIS play-room Independent Toy and Gift Show on ...