SpinMaster’s Hatchimals, Ty and Smyths Toys Triumph at the 52nd Toy Industry Awards
Toy Fair, 24 – 26 January 2017, Olympia, London
Toy Industry Awards, 24 January 2017, Apex Room, Olympia London
24 January 2017: Hatchimals (Spin Master), Ty and Smyths Toys 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.
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 64th 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
|Independent Toy Retailer of the Year||JJ Toys, Gerrards Cross|
|Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 5 stores)||Starlings Toymaster|
|Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (up to 30 stores)||SMF Toytown|
|Specialist Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year (over 30 stores)||Smyths Toys|
|General Multiple Toy Retailer of the Year||Argos|
|Department Store Toy Retailer of the Year||Arnotts of Dublin|
|Online Toy Retailer of the Year||Shop Direct|
|Overall Toy Retailer of the Year||Smyths Toys|