The August 2015 issue is out now

Published on: 28th July 2015

The August 2015 issue of Toy World includes Hamleys and Argos retail profiles.

Front Cover Vtech.inddThis issue also includes category features covering Stationery, Wooden Toys, Science and Nature Toys, Plush Toys and an Autumn Fair Preview.

The magazine would not be complete without all the latest industry news and favourites such as Talking Shop, Allegedly and Viewpoint.

Please click on the image to read the digital issue.


05 From the Publisher
08 News
16 Marketing World
18 Licensing World

20 NPD Column
22 Lutz Muller Column
25 Talking Shop
38 Touching Base
50 Viewpoint
82 Allegedly

28 Retail Profile: Hamleys
30 Stationery
40 Company Profile: KD UK
42 Wooden toys
52 Science and nature toys
61 Retail Profile: Argos
62 Plush
74 Autumn Fair Preview


Maxi Toys acquired by King Jouet

Rubies and Bristol Novelty to merge

DreamToys transitions to digital event

Intu Trafford Centre up for auction

Basic Fun’s Pound Puppies partner with Dogs Trust

The London Toy Company teams up with Wow! Stuff for new release

New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con moves to virtual event


Asmodee set to launch virtual AsmoFair

Exclusive: NPD looks at the UK toy market in recent months

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