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BTHA announces 2013 Toy Retailer of the Year Finalists

Published on: 23rd December 2013

The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced the finalists for the Toy Retailer of the Year Awards 2013.TRotY300

The shortlist is:

Independent Toy Retailer of the Year

  • MIDCO Toymaster
  • Ramsdens Superstore
  • W J Daniel & Co

Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 5 stores):

  • Cuthberts Toys
  • Ken Black Toys & Nursery
  • Toy Galaxy

Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 30 stores):

  • Kids Stuff Toys
  • SMF Toytown
  • Toy Barnhaus

Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (over 30 stores):

  • The Entertainer
  • Smyths Toys
  • Toys R Us

General Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year:

  • Argos
  • ASDA
  • Bentalls (Part of Fenwick Group)

Online Toy Retailer of the Year:

  • Argos
  • The Entertainer
  • Shop Direct

Nominations were invited from BTHA members’ toy agents and national account managers as well as toy stores who were also invited to self-nominate. Shortlisting was led by a selection of members of the BTHA Council, strategically based toy agents and national account managers from around the UK and some representatives from the toy trade magazines.

The winners of the prestigious Toy Retailer Awards will be announced at the annual Toy Industry Awards held for the first time at the Science Museum, South Kensington, London on 21 January 2014. The gala event, which takes place on the first evening of Toy Fair, is organised by the BTHA in association with the Toy Retailers Association (TRA), who will also present the Toy and Supplier Awards 2013 on the same evening.

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