Grace brings a decade of experience to the role, where she will be strengthening DKB Toys & Distribution’s relationships with the indie sector.
DKB has announced the appointment of Grace Burton-Rees as account manager. In her new role, Grace will strengthen the company’s focus on supporting independent retailers as DKB moves further into an exciting 2023 with new partnerships and further innovative products.
Grace has been in the toy industry for the last 10 years and will bring with her a wealth of knowledge and experience. The company says she is a very well-liked member of the toy trade and that it ‘cannot wait for her to get started’.
Grace said: “I am thrilled to be joining the DKB team as account manager. The vast range of products is exciting, fresh and on trend, and I can’t wait to learn more about it. It’s an honour to be joining DKB and continue its growing success within the industry.”
DKB continues to grow its portfolio, and at the start of this year, announced a new partnership with Creative Kids. The team will be showcasing a number of its distribution brands at the upcoming Toymaster Show, including the Play-Doh Air Clay range; Zzand mess free, free-flowing sand and Kiddy Dough, the second largest dough property in the US.
DKB’s homeware collection from Uncanny Brands will also be on show, alongside new Pokémon appliances and two licensed Harry Potter collections: the Icon range and the Hogwarts Checkmate collection. Also launching this summer will be new Monogram products (licensed Money Banks and a Blind Bag range).
These lines join the hugely succesful Crazy Aarons and Crazy Forts ranges, which are also adding new introductions, and the Alex Toys collection with a range of Alex Bath and Alex Craft product.