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The Entertainer reports +22.4% YOY sales growth during Christmas trading period

18/01/2019

The Entertainer is delighted to announce that it delivered a strong sales performance during the Christmas 2018 trading period. In the five weeks leading up to 29th December...

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The Entertainer announces acquisition of Spanish toy retailer Poly

17/12/2018

The Entertainer has confirmed the acquisition of Poly, a chain of 57 toy shops in Spain. Poly stores sell a range of toys and games and operate in shopping centres and high streets across Spain...

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The Entertainer to open in York!

15/12/2018

The Entertainer is excited to announce it will be opening a new store in York for the first time at 9am, on Saturday 15th December, located on Coney Street...

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The Entertainer to open in Hammersmith!

14/12/2018

The Entertainer is excited to announce it will be opening a new store in Hammersmith for the first time at 9am, on Saturday 15th December, within Kings Mall on King Street...

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The magical moments of Christmas

06/12/2018

For some children, the excitement of knowing that Father Christmas has been and left a pile of presents under the Christmas tree is the ultimate dream – but for others, it’s the act of giving gifts, not receiving gifts, that excites them at Christmas...

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LEGO’s Batman and Robin head to the Isle of Man for The Entertainer’s Grand Opening Event!

30/11/2018

The Entertainer is excited to announce it will be hosting a Grand Opening event on Saturday 1st December in Strand Shopping Centre, to celebrate the opening of its new store. To really start the party, LEGO’s Batman...

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LEGO’s Robin heads to Stirling for The Entertainer’s Grand Opening Event!

24/11/2018

The Entertainer is excited to announce it will be hosting a Grand Opening event on Saturday 24th November in The Thistle Shopping Centre, Stirling to celebrate the opening of its new store. To really start the party, LEGO’s Robin...

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LEGO’s Batman heads to Brent Cross for The Entertainer’s Grand Opening Event!

24/11/2018

The Entertainer is excited to announce it will be hosting a Grand Opening event on Saturday 24th November in Brent Cross Shopping Centre, to celebrate the opening of its new store...

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LEGO’s Batgirl heads to Bournemouth for The Entertainer’s Grand Opening Event!

23/11/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is excited to announce it will be hosting a Grand Opening event on Saturday 24th November in Castlepoint Shopping Centre, Bournemouth...

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The Entertainer to open in Braehead!

23/11/2018

The Entertainer is excited to announce it will be opening a new store in Braehead for the first time at 9am, on Saturday 15th December, located within the Intu Shopping Centre...

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The Entertainer launches beautiful new dolls range ‘B Friends’

04/11/2018

The Entertainer is delighted to announce the launch of B Friends, a range of 18” soft bodied dolls each with their own personality, bespoke outfit and beautiful, stylish and natural looking and hair...

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The Entertainer Announce ITV Sponsorship To Support Christmas Campaign

26/10/2018

The Entertainer, will be sponsoring ITV’s BAFTA and NTA award winning lifestyle show This Morning in addition to Phillip Schofield’s How To Spend It Well as part of a multichannel Christmas campaign...

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The Entertainer welcomes YouTube Stars to Unboxing Zone at Kidtropolis

19/10/2018

The Entertainer will be heading to the family favourite event, Kidtropolis, where it will showcase this year’s hottest products, including Luvabella, Hatchimals, Supernova, Boxer and Fuggler toys in its unique ‘Unboxing Zone’...

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Outstanding financial results for The Entertainer to year end January 2018 and 25% total sales growth at the half year

04/10/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, has today posted a 38% YOY profit increase for the 12-month period ending January 2018. The retailer, which now has 148 stores across the UK...

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Founder of The Entertainer Gary Grant calls on retailers to offer more support for Autistic customers ahead of Autism Hour

04/10/2018

Gary Grant, Founder and Chairman of The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is calling on British retailers and shopping centres to offer improved in-store support to autistic shoppers...

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LEGO’s Batman & Robin head to Llandudno for The Entertainer’s Grand Opening Event!

28/09/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is excited to announce it will be hosting a Grand Opening event on Saturday 27th October in the Victoria Centre at Llandudno...

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The Entertainer continues international growth and expands into Kazakhstan

03/08/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest-growing high street toy retailer in the UK, is pleased to announce opening of its first store in Dostyk Plaza in Almaty, Kazakhstan in partnership with Zeta Retail which operates three other reputable international...

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Have a ‘rocking’ summer with The Entertainer’s fun new competition

23/07/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest growing family owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is excited to announce the launch of The Entertainer Rocks, an exciting community-based competition which will hit all 145 stores this summer...

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The Entertainer expands into Egypt via new franchise partnership

05/06/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest-growing high street toy retailer in the UK, has announced a partnership with Egypt’s leading toy retailer, Arabic Triangle. This will see seven Toy World Egypt stores converted to The Entertainer, and a brand new...

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The Entertainer raises £750,000 for charity through Payroll Giving

05/06/2018

The Entertainer is proud to announce it has raised £750,000 for charity through Payroll Giving, an initiative launched by the company in 2011 to make it easier for employees to make donations through their pay.

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How much pocket money are children earning?

21/05/2018

Children’s toy retailer, The Entertainer, have conducted a nationwide survey into pocket money habits, looking at how much money children are getting, what they’re doing to earn it, and what they’re spending it on.

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Westfield London store flagship store relaunch

13/03/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest growing multichannel toy retailer in the UK, relaunches its global flagship store at Westfield London following a £700,000 refit...

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Quiet Hour launch

07/03/2018

Following a successful pilot during February’s half term, The Entertainer, the fastest growing multichannel high street toy retailer in the UK, is introducing a weekly Quiet Hour...

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Introducing Quiet Hour

01/03/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest growing multi-channel high street toy retailer in the UK, is holding a quiet hour each day in all its UK stores this half term to create a more calming environment for children with autism...

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The Entertainer announces results

01/03/2018

The Entertainer, the fastest growing multichannel toy retailer in the UK, announces a 37% increase in YOY profits...

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Present Appreciation study

15/12/2017

The gift of time - keen kids spend less than two minutes between opening Christmas presents...

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Partnership with Alf Missi and Sons Ltd in Malta

01/12/2017

The Entertainer, the fastest-growing high street toy retailer in the UK, has announced a joint venture with leading Malta-based corporation, Alf. Mizzi & Sons Ltd.

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