October 2011

22 Retail Profile

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Kirit and Sam Patel have been enjoying the fruits of a successful social media strategy at their Cuthberts stores in St Albans and Letchworth.

23 Indie viewpoint

Jo Nicholson his having an attack of the gaps – yes GAPS!

27 Wooden toys

Wooden toys are a perennial favourite for toy retailers with their timeless appeal and natural feel. Toy World sees how the wonder of wood can be a key line for any toy shop.

34 Face to Face

Tesco’s toy category director, Lucy Williams, talks exclusively to Toy World.

36 Fresh

Latest products and ranges to get toy shop’s tills ringing.

51 Brand Licensing Europe

We preview the most important licensing show of the year and assess which new properties will catch the eye of the toy industry.

70 Radio control

Lewis Eckett argues that now is the time for toy retailers to look harder at the opportunities arising from recent RC developments.