U.K. Toy Industry Unveils Retail Awards Finalists

This year’s winners will be awarded on the first evening of the London Toy Fair, taking place Jan. 23, 2018, at London’s Olympia.

EUROPE–The British Toy & Hobby Association has revealed the finalists for this year’s Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.

This year’s awards winners will be announced during the annual Toy Industry Awards, taking place Jan. 23, 2018, at London’s Olympia. The gala event, which takes place on the first evening of Toy Fair, is organized by the BTHA with the Toy Retailers Association, who will also present the Toy and Supplier Awards 2017 during event.

This year’s finalists include:

Independent Toy Retailer of the Year (under 150 sq. feet)

  • Clarks Toys, Brecon, Powys, Wales
  • JJ Toys, Gerrards Cross, Bucks
  • Just Williams Toys, East Dulwich, London

Independent Toy Retailer of the Year (over 150 sq. feet)

  • Treasures of Wetherby, Wetherby, West Yorkshire
  • Toymaster Cavan, Cavan, Ireland
  • Atkinson & Sons, Bowness On Windermere, Cumbria

Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 5 stores)

  • Ken Black Toys
  • Totally Toys
  • Toy Galaxy

Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 25 stores)

  • Kids Stuff
  • Toy Barnhaus
  • Hamleys

Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (over 25 years)

  • Toytown
  • Smyths
  • The Entertainer

General Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year

  • Sainsburys
  • Argos
  • Tesco

Department Store Toy Retailer of the Year

  • Toytown at Arnotts, Dublin
  • Jarrold of Norwich
  • R C Austin, Newton Abbott, Devon

Online Toy Retailer of the Year

  • Argos
  • Smyths
  • Shop Direct

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