Added Smile buys Kids@Play

Published on: 19th December 2017

Kids@play has announced the transfer of ownership of the business from Malcolm Evans to Nathaniel Southworth.

Malcolm Evans will work full time with Nathaniel Southworth, director of Added Smile, during 2018 to affect a comprehensive handover of the day to day running of the business before assuming the position of chairman.

Malcolm Evans, founder of Kids@Play, commented: “I am delighted to confirm the sale of my company to Nathaniel Southworth. Nat and I have been working together for the last few months and having reached the milestone of 45 years in the industry, I am excited to handover Kids@Play to someone who can continue its development”.

Nathaniel Southworth added: “Malcolm is a pleasure to deal with and I am delighted he has agreed to continue to work with us for a few more years yet. Kids@Play has developed a fantastic reputation which is down to Malcolm’s team and their commitment to getting things right for the customer. We’ve got some exciting plans for the future and we look forward to sharing these in the coming weeks.”

Kids@Play will be showing or attending the following trade shows – please contact the company if you wish to arrange an appointment:
Hong Kong Showrooms – 2nd January to 13th Jan
London Toy Fair – Stand 180 – 23rd-25th Jan
Nuremberg Toy Fair – 31st Jan- 1st Feb
New York Toy Fair – 17th-19th Feb


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