TIE is hosting a webinar (online seminar) on Thursday, 23 May, from 16.00 to 17.00 (CEST), which will focus on the chemical safety assessment under the Toy Safety Directive. Christian Wetterberg, Director External Relations and Corporate Affairs at Lego, will present this webinar. He will explain the new requirements and will give guidance on how […]
Data published by EuroSafe this week in its report on ‘Injuries in the EU’ has once again shown that an adequate injury data system is lacking in Europe. The European data currently available is neither accurate nor complete and therefore does not provide any meaningful conclusions. For example, there is no information about what causes […]
Sales of traditional toys in the industry’s five largest European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK) dropped 2% in 2012, according to the latest data published by the NPD Group. This was the first time the combined sales dropped in eight years. NPD links this decline to the lower contribution made by new […]
Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) has published a brochure, ‘The European Toy Industry: Facts and Figures’, which provides an overview of the substantial contribution made by toys to the European economy. This brochure is available for download here.