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Gifts & toys

Gifts & toys Archives

Inside Lego’s Laundrette of Dreams in London

Few brands can inspire as much joy, optimism and nostalgia for young and old like Lego.

Lego building new brick factory in Vietnam as Asian market clicks

The move is the latest in Lego's decade-old strategy of placing production close to key markets.

Toymate to open Australia’s ‘largest toy store’ in the run up to Christmas

Toymate is opening what it claims to be Australia’s largest toy store next week, the fourth to open in four weeks.
Disney Tokyo

Japan’s largest Disney store to launch in Tokyo

Disney Shinjuku Boulevard is scheduled to open its doors to the public on December 5.

Design studio XM to launch its first concept store in Singapore

Scheduled to open its doors to the public next January, XM’s Singapore store will anchor a 19,000sqft space inside Kitch...

Beyond gender: How Lego’s push for ‘inclusive play’ reflects social change

The toy brand's promise to remove gender stereotypes from all its marketing going forward is likely to appeal to younger...

Colosseum kits and plastic flowers help Lego’s earnings double

Toymaker Lego doubled its earnings in the first six months of the year as customers flocked to its reopened stores to bu...

Bottles to bears: The Australian company making Walmart more sustainable

Global toy company Headstart is shaking up the category with an eco-friendly range of plush toys set to hit Walmart next...

Flowers and sex toys: How retailer LVLY does gifting with a difference

After LVLY co-founder Hannah Spilva came to Australia, she turned her desire to connect with her own friends and family ...

Why Toys ‘R’ Us is investing in robots for peak trading season

The company has made an initial investment of $2 million in robot technology at its new warehouse in Dandenong South.