Toys & Games in the United Kingdom

Toys & Games in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United Kingdom toys & games market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

The toys and games market consists of the total revenues generated through the sale of activity toys (including art and craft, building sets, learning and exploration, and sewing and hobby), dolls, games and puzzles (including jigsaw puzzles and card games), infant/pre-school (including intellectual growth education toys and other infant toys), plush (includes soft toys), outdoor & sports toys (includes outdoor games and sports such as cars and bicycles etc.) and other toys (including toys made of plastics, rubber, textile, die-cast miniature model toys and metal toys. This also includes action figures, youth electronics and boy character toys, which includes small racing cars etc.). It doesn't include games consoles and video games. The market is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant 2014 annual average exchange rates.

The UK toys & games market had total revenues of $5.3bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.7% between 2010 and 2014.

The outdoor & sports toys segment was the market's most lucrative in 2014, with total revenues of $0.85bn, equivalent to 16% of the market's overall value.

One rising player in the market in recent years has been supermarket and hypermarket retailers, who, because of their bulk buying power are able to capture an increasingly large section of the market that requires more budget items. In the UK the main players in this market are Asda (with its George toys range), Tesco (with its Carousel brand) and Sainsbury’s (with its Grow & Play line).

Scope

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the toys & games market in the United Kingdom

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the toys & games market in the United Kingdom

Leading company profiles reveal details of key toys & games market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom toys & games market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United Kingdom economy

Reasons to buy

What was the size of the United Kingdom toys & games market by value in 2014?

What will be the size of the United Kingdom toys & games market in 2019?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom toys & games market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

What are the main segments that make up the United Kingdom's toys & games market?

Companies mentioned

Home Retail Group Plc; The Entertainer (Amersham) Limited; Toys “R” Us, Inc.; Mothercare plc

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Category segmentation 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry 2

Market Overview 7

Market definition 7

Market analysis 7

Market Data 8

Market value 8

Market Segmentation 9

Category segmentation 9

Geography segmentation 10

Market Outlook 11

Market value forecast 11

Five Forces Analysis 12

Summary 12

Buyer power 13

Supplier power 14

New entrants 15

Threat of substitutes 17

Degree of rivalry 18

Leading Companies 19

Home Retail Group Plc 19

The Entertainer (Amersham) Limited 22

Toys "R" Us, Inc. 23

Mothercare plc 26

Macroeconomic Indicators 29

Country Data 29

Methodology 31

Industry associations 32

Related MarketLine research 32

Appendix 33

About MarketLine 33

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: United Kingdom toys & games market value: $ million, 2010-14 8

Table 2: United Kingdom toys & games market category segmentation: $ million, 2014 9

Table 3: United Kingdom toys & games market geography segmentation: $ million, 2014 10

Table 4: United Kingdom toys & games market value forecast: $ million, 2014-19 11

Table 5: Home Retail Group Plc: key facts 19

Table 6: Home Retail Group Plc: key financials ($) 20

Table 7: Home Retail Group Plc: key financials (£) 20

Table 8: Home Retail Group Plc: key financial ratios 20

Table 9: The Entertainer (Amersham) Limited: key facts 22

Table 10: Toys "R" Us, Inc.: key facts 23

Table 11: Toys "R" Us, Inc.: key financials ($) 24

Table 12: Toys "R" Us, Inc.: key financial ratios 24

Table 13: Mothercare plc: key facts 26

Table 14: Mothercare plc: key financials ($) 27

Table 15: Mothercare plc: key financials (£) 27

Table 16: Mothercare plc: key financial ratios 27

Table 17: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2010-14 29

Table 18: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010-14 29

Table 19: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010-14 29

Table 20: United Kingdom inflation, 2010-14 30

Table 21: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2010-14 30

Table 22: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2010-14 30

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: United Kingdom toys & games market value: $ million, 2010-14 8

Figure 2: United Kingdom toys & games market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2014 9

Figure 3: United Kingdom toys & games market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014 10

Figure 4: United Kingdom toys & games market value forecast: $ million, 2014-19 11

Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the toys & games market in the United Kingdom, 2014 12

Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the toys & games market in the United Kingdom, 2014 13

Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the toys & games market in the United Kingdom, 2014 14

Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the toys & games market in the United Kingdom, 2014 15

Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the toys & games market in the United Kingdom, 2014 17

Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the toys & games market in the United Kingdom, 2014 18

Figure 11: Home Retail Group Plc: revenues & profitability 21

Figure 12: Home Retail Group Plc: assets & liabilities 21

Figure 13: Toys "R" Us, Inc.: revenues & profitability 25

Figure 14: Toys "R" Us, Inc.: assets & liabilities 25

Figure 15: Mothercare plc: revenues & profitability 28

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