• News (16)
    ToyNews (12 Mar 2019)

    Smyths Toys celebrates 60 years of Barbie with UK wide party

    SMYTHS has initiated a two-day party in 8 stores across the country to celebrate the 60th birthday of BARBIE. The 'You Can Be Anything' activation took place on 9 and 10 March. It offered activities including face painting and photo opportunities, plus free goodie bags.

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    ToyNews (18 Dec 2018)

    The Entertainer among 'pack of suitors' eyeing Hamleys takeover

    THE ENTERTAINER, SMYTHS TOYS and Mike Ashley are among the suitors interested in a takeover of HAMLEYS. Formal bids for Hamleys are not due until after Christmas and has been reported Mike Ashley would not make an offer unless he could secure a deal at a knockdown price. Hamleys current owner C.banner is said to want about £90m for the company. If a deal does take place, it would be Hamley's fourth change of ownership in 15 years.

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