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Congratulations to the 2021 Toy Retailer of the Year finalists

Published on: 17th December 2021

Winners will be announced at Toy Fair by the BTHA and the Toy Retailers Association, along with the Toy and Supplier Award winners for 2021. 

The British Toy & Hobby Association (BTHA) has announced the finalists for the Toy Retailer of the Year Awards 2021.

In another challenging year, the judges were impressed with the high standard of entries received and the achievements made by all of the finalists, and said deliberations to finalise the shortlists were long and hard because of the standard of entries received. The BTHA would like to thank everyone for their participation.

The shortlist is:

Independent Toy Retailer of the Year (single store)

  • Toys and Games of Worcester
  • Giddy Goat Toys, Manchester
  • McGreevy’s Toys Direct, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Independent Toy Retailer of the Year (multi store)  

  • Toy Galaxy
  • Midco Toymaster
  • Howley’s Toymaster

Omnichannel Toy Retailer of the Year

  • The Entertainer
  • Smyths
  • Argos

Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year

  • B&M Stores
  • Tesco
  • The Entertainer

Online Excellence Award

  • Smyths
  • Amazon
  • Very

The awards recognise outstanding performers within the independent, specialist multiple, grocer, department store and online retail channels, with a judging panel made up of nationwide industry experts from BTHA membership, the BTHA Council and the toy industry press.

The winners of the prestigious Toy Retailer of the Year Awards including Overall Toy Retailer of the Year will be announced, along with any other special BTHA awards, during Toy Fair 2022 with the Toy Retailers Association (TRA), who will also announce the Toy and Supplier Award winners for 2021.

Further information on the awards presentation arrangements in 2022 will follow in due course.

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