Independent toy retailer Whirligig is continuing its plans for national expansion with the launch of a new store in Tunbridge Wells. The opening marks the third store under the expanding Whirligig brand, a traditional toy store dedicated to offering kids creative toys, construction kits and art and craft lines. Peter Allinson, owner of Whirligig first […]
A drone being touted as ‘the world’s first tank-quadcopter’ has landed on Indiegogo. The B-Unstoppable project is looking to raise $77,000 by November 21st and has already raised $4,500 in just three days. As well as driving on the ground, when obstacles become too big, it can take-off and fly over them, with consumers flicking […]
Pretend to Bee is to launch its brand new Thunderbirds costume range in October, after signing a two-year licensing deal with ITV Studios. The costume company, who specialise in high-quality dress up for young children, will launch its Scott Tracy costume initially, followed by Virgil in early 2016. Each costume is designed with an authentic […]
Jenga, Playmobil, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the classic spinning top are each battling it out for a place in the US National Toy Hall of Fame. It’s a mix of classic toys and big name brands that feature among the 12 finalists vying for a spot at The Strong museum and to feature alongside […]
ON Animation Studios has detailed its plans for Playmobil on the big screen. The film, now titled Playmobil: Robbers, Thieves & Rebels, will actually be the first in a planned trilogy, reports Variety. “Following The Little Prince, we’re proud to bring a new cultural icon to the screen,” said ON Entertainment’s Dimitri Rassam. “These figurines […]
Rory’s Story Cubes: Batman edition has helped open doors to a wealth of new retailers including comic book stores, according to firm behind the new launch. The Creativity Hub has already seen an “extremely positive” response to its first licensed line of the popular storytelling game among its growing list of retailers, grocers and now […]
Toy manufacturer Hexbug has announced its partnership with the UK’s largest action-sports school for children, Team Rubicon. The announcement comes as the company also reveals it is running one of its biggest marketing campaigns to date in the second half of 2015, in the lead up to the Christmas period. The sponsorship of Team Rubicon […]
LEGO Dimension has detailed a three year plan to introduce new levels and characters, taking the property to at least 2018. This week sees the first wave launch of LEGO’s arsenal of sets and expansion packs t compete in the now burgeoning toys-to-life market, joining the likes of Skylanders, Disney Infinity and Nintendo’s amiibo. Wave […]
Melton Toys of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, has been selected as the Good Toy Guide’s Retailer of the Month for October 2015. Fundamentally Children is constantly encouraging toy retailers to integrate in the local as much as possible, promoting the importance of play in the early years of child development and Melton Toys and its staff […]
Leapfrog has confirmed its position as the most recent company to pull out of Toy Fair 2016. The company has cited the show’s clash of dates with Nuremberg’s Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair taking place between January 27th and Febuary 1st next year as its reason for not attending. Despite the firm’s decision to pull out […]
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We also aim to assist European companies with the export of their products, advanced technologies and unique services into Asian markets, where there is a rapidly expanding demand for quality goods and services from the west.
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