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BTHA announces 2015 Toy Retailer of the Year finalists

Published on: 17th December 2015

The British Toy & Hobby Association (BTHA) has announced the finalists for the Toy Retailer of the Year Awards 2015.

Toy-Retailer-of-the-Year-AwThe shortlist is as follows:

Independent Toy Retailer of the Year:

  • Aladdin’s Cave
  • Toy Hub
  • Toys N Tuck

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

  • East Midland Toy Company
  • Just Williams Toys
  • Toytown (Seaford)

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

  • Kids Stuff
  • SMF Toytown
  • Toy Barnhaus

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

  • Smyths Toys
  • The Entertainer
  • Toys R Us

General Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year:

  • Argos
  • Sainsburys
  • Tesco

Department Store Toy Retailer of the Year:

  • Jarrold, Norwich
  • John Lewis
  • W J Daniel & Co

Online Toy Retailer of the Year:

  • Shop Direct
  • Smyths Toys
  • The Entertainer
  • Toys R Us

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 done by a panel of 20 people from across the industry, including members of the BTHA Council, strategically based toy agents, national account managers from around the UK and some representatives from the toy trade magazines.

The winners of the Toy Retailer Awards will be announced at the annual Toy Industry Awards held at Olympia, London on 24th January, the first evening of Toy Fair.

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