September 2019

Games and puzzles, toys launching TV ads ahead of Christmas, and products to encourage bedtime routines are thrown into the spotlight this issue. Bandai takes to cover with Foodie Surprise, and indrpendent retailers weigh in on Brexit, Christmas and more

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 09.09.2019

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[LIVE] Coronavirus in the toy trade

The latest impact of Covid-19 on the toy industry – suppliers, retailers, trade shows and more

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Mattel joins fight against Covid-19

The US toy giant is dedicating experts and resources to production of face masks from Barbie fabric, and other PPE

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Insight: Toy trade in The Netherlands, where shops remain open

Nico Blauw, CEO of Dutch toy company BOTI International, reports on how the toy industry is coping in The Netherlands, ...

Press Releases

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SmartGames launches Atlantis Escape

Multi-level logic game tasks players with escaping the fabled city before it sinks beneath the waves

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DKL readies for moon landing celebrations

New Plus-Plus space range is ideal to commemorate this year’s 50th anniversary of the historic achievement

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Smart launches Smart Farmer

Lastest launch gives little ones an agricultrual qunadry to puzzle over and get their brains moo-ving

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Smiles for Zimpli emoji range

A crowd pleaser at Toy Fair, Zimpli’s new emoji-licensed poop-shaped slime and Baff Bombz range is anything but a stinker