Every year, in addition to its Dream Dozen, the BATR
awards one item its Toy of the Year award.
Val Stedham, BATR
chairman, said, ``This year, we've witnessed a resurgence in collectible playground craze toys, which will most certainly continue throughout the Christmas period.
If shares are listed, full BATR
is only available if the individual with the shareholding has more than five per cent of the share capital or works in the business.
A spokeswoman for the BATR
describes 2004 as one of the "most open" years ever.
Val Steadman,chair of the BATR
,is not surprised to see these toys back in favour.
Val Stedham, chairman of the BATR
, said: "This year, we've witnessed a resurgence in collectible playground craze toys which will most certainly continue throughout the Christmas period.
LEGO beat the teddy bear, Action man and Barbie to be hailed toy of the century, according to the BATR
Gerry Masters, spokesman for BATR
, said: "The toy has never stood still, but fundamentally the classic building brick still remains.
to apply to a disposal of shares, the shares must be held in a company that is mostly a trading company.
represents over 75% of the UK's toy retailers with sales of around #1.
Like fashion, the popularity of toys goes in cycles,' explained Val Stedham, chairman of the BATR
spokesman said yesterday: "Parents beware - Christmas could be a deafening experience.