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Magic Box Toys enlists services of Playtime PR

Published on: 23rd May 2017

Playtime PR to handle UK trade and consumer PR, plus social media, on an ongoing basis.

MagicboxResponsible for successful playground crazes including Zomlings, Star Monsters and Gogo’s Crazy Bones, Magic Box Toys has tasked Playtime with revamping their social media strategy as well as implementing a heavyweight PR campaign to support the launch of Zomlings Series 6 in late August.

Ben Harper of Magic Box Toys commented: “At Magic Box Toys, we specialise in building our own brands to create new trends in the collectable toy market – we know our niche well, and it certainly seems as though we’ve picked a PR agency that knows theirs too! We wanted a team that could offer a strategic-yet-creative approach to our launch marketing campaigns, whilst also maintaining momentum and engagement with our customers year-round. They demonstrated a solid respect for our business model, the Zomlings brand and our approach – the programme they’ve put forward perfectly complements our other marketing activities and I’m looking forward to seeing that leap into action. Much like our products, I found their proposal to be filled with imagination and surprise, it feels like a great fit.”

Playtime’s founder and MD, Lesley Singleton, added: “We were fascinated by Magic Box Toys’ business model plus the pocket money appeal of their properties, and it will be really interesting to work with the brand on such fast-moving launches. Zomlings Series 6 has a lot of fun in store for young fans and we’re excited about bringing that to life through engaging content and tactical executions.”

Zomlings Series 6 will be available to order soon.

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