A total of 337 million toys with a value of £3.2 billion were sold in the UK during 2019 and the UK toy market is now the fourth largest in the world. 2020 has seen further growth for the toy industry with recent reports confirming UK toy sales up 11% ahead of Christmas.
The gift industry in the UK continues to grow and strengthen. 2020 has seen an increase in digital gifts and cards but the traditional gifting purchases remain important, with UK consumers spending an estimated £3.3 billion on gifts for others.
Ireland’s toy industry is flourishing, producing innovative and high quality products, which are popular in both Europe and internationally.
Join the many UK and Irish companies who exhibit at Spielwarenmesse® in Nuremberg at the start of each year. Spielwarenmesse® is the leading and largest international toy show. You can also join the World of Toy Pavilions at Kids Russia and Kids India.