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Dream Toys 2020 list

The Top 12 Toys for Christmas were revealed today, this list selected by a panel of retailers and industry experts, the list is independent of toy manufacturers and makers. We’re told that there are rising concerns from retailers about being able to meet demand in the lead up to Christmas …

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Top toy list with a few twists from Smyths Toys

We’ve seen a few lists these past few weeks, many included the usual subjects but this one from Smyths has some new entries : WWE Wrekkin’ Slambulance Pokémon Carry Case Star Wars Mandalorian The Child Animatronic L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Remix 4-in-1 Plane and Remix dolls Barbie Princess Adventure Prance & …

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Barbie Inclusive range increses

There’s a few new entries in town as Mattel launch their latest additions to the Barbie Fashionistas range. It’s all about having a range which better reflects the world that kids see everyday. There’s one doll with vitiligo, one without hair, and one with a gold prosthetic limb and a …

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No Barbie or Ken – Mattels new Creatable dolls redefine the gender line

Kids can create their own customisable characters again and again with the Creatable World Deluxe Character Kit Creatable World is the perfect purchase for imaginative kids as they can create their very own looks. Each one of the £35(ish) sets includes a doll, a wig to transform the hairstyle and …

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DreamToys’ Dazzling Dozen for Xmas 2019

2019 is nearing its end which means DreamToys have unveiled their annual ‘Top 12 Toys’ for the upcoming festive season. “This year’s DreamToys top 12 selection is an exciting mixture of the year’s biggest brands and kids favourites that will delight children up and down the country this Christmas,” said …

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C’mon Barbie lets go Party – Celebrating six decades of an icon

  Pub quizzery data: Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. Barbie was named after Ruth Handler’s daughter, Barbara. Her son was Kenneth. She is from (fictional) Willows, Wisconsin where she attended High School. Barbie doll’s official birthday is March 9, 1959 – the exact date she was unveiled to …

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Bullish news from Barbie and Co

A 60 year old doll brand the Hot Wheels franchise gave Mattel some better than expected earnings announced earlier – revenue fell less than some feared over Xmas and with some tough cost cutting efforts underway the toy makers overall earnings were pretty upbeat and saw the stocks climb up …

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Barbie hitting the big screen

Barbie hitting the silver screen

We’re not sure who we’d have selected to play the part of Barbie, it isn’t likely that Margot Robbie of Suicide Squad fame would have been our first choice but what an absolute coup for Mattel that she has agreed to play the part. This feature film is the first …

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PUMA Suede celebrates half-century with Barbie

Puma Barbies Celebrating women in streetwear sports brand PUMa have teamed up with #ForAllTime, Barbie and created a special pair of trainers, apparel and accessories. The collection features an exclusive sneaker pack which includes the PUMA Barbie doll. The PUMA Barbie dolls rock their very own pink Suede sneakers and …

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