October 2011

Published on: 4th 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.


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