Hamleys reassures over Christmas supplies as it reveals top toy predictions

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:08:35 GMT 11

Hamleys reassures over Christmas supplies as it reveals top toy predictions

Retailer says there will be plenty of toys in stores amid supply chain crisis

Hamleys said there will be plenty of toys to buy in its stores this Christmas as it unveiled its top toy predictions for 2021 – a list that includes a “magic” cauldron and the latest iteration of Lego’s blockbuster tie-up with Super Mario.

Victoria Kay, head of buying at the toy chain, said the retailer had been building up its stock levels since March. “I don’t have a crystal ball but all I can say it that as we stand today we’re in a really strong position.”

Playmobil police robot – robot with movable legs and gripping arm (£20)

Shifu Orboot Earth – augmented reality globe with dedicated app (£50)

Magic Mixies Cauldron cauldron with interactive soft toy (£70)

Mattel Barbie Dream House – latest refurb of classic dollhouse (£310)

LOL Surprise Movie Magic Doll – doll and wardrobe accessories to “unbox” (£11)

Ralleyz Warrior 3-in-1 – remote control racing car that fires darts and bubbles (£90)

Lego Super Mario Luigi – Mario’s brother Luigi gets his own starter set (£50)

Nerf Elite Flip 2.0 – blaster with back-to-back barrels (£25)

Huggables huggable Avocado, Unicorn, Watermelon or Koala (£20)

Dicii Snakes and Ladders (£14)

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