Toymaster

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Toymaster
Buying group/association of independently owned toy store retailers
Founded 1977
Headquarters Northampton,
Northamptonshire,
East Midlands,
England, UK
Slogan Your Independent Specialist Toy Shop
Website www.toymaster.co.uk

Toymaster is an association of independently owned toy stores[1] formed in 1977 as a buying group.[2] As of 2012, it comprises over 250 independently owned toy retailers in the United Kingdom and Ireland[2] using the Toymaster name.

Toymaster is famous for its mascot of an orange puppy wearing a yellow t-shirt and trousers. In 2012, the puppy was named Toby,[3] and was given his own Apple iPhone app.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "(Subsection) What is Toymaster?". Retrieved 2012-11-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Why Choose Toymaster?". Retrieved 2012-11-17. 
  3. ^ Tyler, Lewis (15 June 2012). "The Toymaster puppy is named..". Toy News Online. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Tyler, Lewis (5 September 2012). "Toby Toymaster gets his own iPhone app". Toy News Online. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 

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