DJ Murphy shortlisted for Independent Publishing Company of the Year

Published on: 10th October 2019

Publisher’s portfolio includes kids titles such as Pony, SuperZings and L.O.L. Surprise!

Celebrating 70 years of publishing, DJ Murphy is thrilled to have been shortlisted for Independent Publishing Company of the Year at the prestigious PPA Independent Publisher Awards held next month.

With a portfolio that includes children’s titles Pony, SuperZings and L.O.L. Surprise!, DJM’s achievements have been recognised as judges looked for a company that demonstrates excellence in its market.

The children’s publisher has successfully secured new licences and launched titles into both the boys and girls sub sector, remained focused on the needs of consumers, developed successful brand extensions to enhance audience engagement and grown market share in a competitive market.

Commercial director Katie Wilkinson says, “We are absolutely thrilled that DJ Murphy has been recognised in this way. We are very proud of our heritage and remain committed to delivering high-quality brands and ensuring that we are constantly innovating, investing in staff and driving results. Our ability to adopt an agile approach to publishing has been key this year.”


Friday Blog

Planes, trains and automobiles…it’s the Friday Blog!

Outdoor Toy Awards 2022 winners announced

See the latest new roles added to Toy World’s recruitment round-up

Spin Master announces new animated series, Vida the Vet

Sylvanian Families launches Pony’s Stylish Hair Salon

Hasbro unveils Nerf’s first ever brand mascot

Licensing-X Germany prepares for October debut secures new warehouse facility at PLP Ellesmere Port

B&M launches online home delivery service

WowWee launches My Avastars next gen fashion dolls