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The Entertainer

TheToyShop is an online shopping website that allows users to search and buy board games, soft toys, craft sets, and jigsaws. Read more

Gary Grant's photo - Founder of The Entertainer

Founder

Gary Grant

CEO Approval Rating

70/100

Founded:

1981

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Step2 is seen as one of The Entertainer's top competitors. Step2 was founded in 1991, and is headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio. Step2 operates in the Logistics, Wholesalers & Retail Distributors industry. Step2 generates $107.9M less revenue vs. The Entertainer.

Alex Brands, Inc. is a top competitor of The Entertainer. Alex Brands, Inc. was founded in 1986, and its headquarters is in Fairfield, New Jersey. Alex Brands, Inc. competes in the Toys & Games industry. Alex Brands, Inc. has 1,774 fewer employees than The Entertainer.

Magic Cabin is The Entertainer's #3 rival. Magic Cabin was founded in Madison, Virginia} in 1989. Magic Cabin is in the Logistics, Wholesalers & Retail Distributors field. Compared to The Entertainer, Magic Cabin generates $276.8M less revenue.

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The Entertainer Acquisitions

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EARLY LEARNING CENTRE LTD. (ELC)

Mar 2019

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$17.7M
Early Learning Centre is an online shopping website that allows users to buy toys, dolls, and playsets for kids.

These are all the companies that The Entertainer has acquired. The Entertainer's latest acquisition was EARLY LEARNING CENTRE LTD. (ELC) in Mar 2019. Early Learning Centre is an online shopping website that allows users to buy toys, dolls, and playsets for kids.

The Entertainer Funding History

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The Entertainer Investments

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These are all the companies that The Entertainer has invested in. The Entertainer's latest investment was EARLY LEARNING CENTRE LTD. (ELC) in Mar 2019. Early Learning Centre is an online shopping website that allows users to buy toys, dolls, and playsets for kids.

The Entertainer News

December 26, 2020Retail Times

The Entertainer launches buy one get second one half price sale

The Entertainer, the nation's largest family owned high street toy retailer has launched a buy one ge... See more »
December 23, 2020Retail Times

The Entertainer confirms same day 'Click & Collect' in operation until midday Christmas Eve for last minute shoppers, including Tier 4

Shoppers still looking to find that perfect toy or game for their loved ones can feel a little less s... See more »
November 3, 2020Retail Times

The Entertainer extends opening hours ahead of national lockdown

The Entertainer, the fastest-growing family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is extending op... See more »
July 8, 2020The Retail Bulletin

The Entertainer invests 1m in new flagship at Bullring

The Entertainer has officially reopened its shop in Birmingham's Bullring following an extensive ref... See more »
May 29, 2020Retail Gazette

The Entertainer reveals plans for re-opening

The Entertainer is set to reopen 173 of its stores on June 15 as per the government's guidelines.The ... See more »
March 5, 2020DecisionMarketing

Toy retailer builds data pool after £13.5m ELC acquistion

Toy and craft retailer The Entertainer, which last year acquired the Early Learning Centre (ELC) from... See more »
March 3, 2020Retail Times

The Entertainer selects Mapp to drive insight-led customer engagement

Mapp Digital, the cloud-based digital marketing provider, has been appointed by The Entertainer to he... See more »

The Entertainer Press Releases

The Entertainer Videos

December 2, 2020The Entertainer Youtube Channel

"The Entertainer Squad and Addo Games!" on YOUTUBE

November 19, 2020The Entertainer Youtube Channel

"The Entertainer Squad interview Drew McIntyre" on YOUTUBE

November 17, 2020The Entertainer Youtube Channel

"Micro Machines Now available at The Entertainer" on YOUTUBE

November 11, 2020The Entertainer Youtube Channel

"Paw Patrol True Metal - The Entertainer Squad!" on YOUTUBE

October 28, 2020The Entertainer Youtube Channel

"Hexbugs with The Entertainer Squad!" on YOUTUBE

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The Entertainer Headquarters

67 White Lion Road TEAL House, Anglo Office Park, Amersham

Buckinghamshire, EnglandHP7 9FB

0333-320-5100

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The Entertainer Summary

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Overview

TheToyShop is an online shopping website that allows users to search and buy board games, soft toys, craft sets, and jigsaws. The Entertainer was founded in 1981. The Entertainer's headquarters is located in Buckinghamshire, England, GB HP7 9FB. The E...

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The Entertainer's Founder, Gary Grant, currently has an approval rating of 70%. The Entertainer's primary competitors are Step2, Alex Brands, Inc. & Magic Cabin .

Frequently Asked Questions about The Entertainer

  1. When was The Entertainer founded?

    The Entertainer was founded in 1981
  2. Who is The Entertainer's CEO?

    The Entertainer's CEO is Gary Grant
  3. How much revenue does The Entertainer generate?

    The Entertainer generates $285.3M in revenue
  4. How much funding does The Entertainer have?

    The Entertainer has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is The Entertainer's headquarters?

    The Entertainer's headquarters is in Buckinghamshire England, GB
  2. How many employees does The Entertainer have?

    The Entertainer has 1,999 employees
  3. What sector does The Entertainer operate in?

    The Entertainer is in Baby Products, E-Commerce
  4. Who are The Entertainer's competitors?

    The Entertainer's top competitors are Step2, Alex Brands, Inc., Magic Cabin