Toy Industry Awards 2017 announced

 

 

MGA’s L.O.L. Surprise, Spinmaster and Toytown triumph at the 53rd Toy Industry Awards

MGA’s L.O.L. Surprise, Spinmaster and Toytown triumphed at this evening’s annual Toy Industry Awards winning Toy of the Year, Supplier of the Year and Toy Retailer of the Year, respectively. A BTHA Golden Teddy Award was also presented to Colin Rossiter of Character Options for outstanding achievement and a career in the toy industry which has spanned 40 years.

Organised by the British Toy & Hobby Association with the Toy Retailers Association (TRA) – the awards were presented at the gala event held in Olympia’s Apex Room following the first day of the 65th annual Toy Fair, which is currently taking place at Olympia in West London.

BTHA Chairman, Jon Diver, announced the winners of the Toy Retailer of the Year Awards, and TRA Chairman, Alan Simpson, unveiled the Toy and Supplier of the Year Awards. The full line up of winners follows:

TOY RETAILER OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

Small Independent Toy Retailer of the Year: Just Williams Toys
Large Independent Toy Retailer of the Year: Toymaster Cavan
Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 5 stores): Toy Galaxy
Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 25 stores): Kids Stuff Toys
Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (over 25 stores): Toytown
General Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year: Argos
Department Store Toy Retailer of the Year: Jarrold
Online Toy Retailer of the Year: Smyths

Overall Toy Retailer of the Year:  Toytown

 

TOY AND SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARDS:

Action Toy of the Year: Stretch Armstrong, Character Options
Pocket Money Toy of The Year: Pokémon Cards, Esdevium
Interactive Toy of The Year: Fingerlings, Jazwares
Craze of The Year: L.O.L., MGA
Collectable Range of The Year: Hatchimals Collegtables, Spinmaster
Retro Toy of the Year: Rubik’s Cube, John Adams
Game of The Year: Dobble, Esdevium
Doll of The Year: Luvabella, Spinmaster
Creative Toy of The Year: L.O.L. Fizz Maker, MGA
Pre-School Toy of The Year: Paw Patrol Vehicles, Spinmaster
Electronic Toy of The Year: Laser X, Character Options
Licensor of The Year: Nickelodeon
Special Recognition Award: Playmobil
Supplier of The Year: Spinmaster

Toy of the Year: L.O.L. Surprise, MGA

 

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