Brainstorm expands the head office team with Clare Duerden joining the Logistics Department and Mica O’ Hara the Sales team. Read about it here in Toy World.
09/03/17 - StikBots success driven by social media
StikBots is one of the first toys to be driven by social media - read more here as published by Toy World.
19/02/17 - Brainstorm launches new pocket money line BeeBeez
The rubbery gadget comes in an array of colours: simply turn upside down, drop onto a hard surface and watch it BeePop back up towards the ceiling. Read all about it here as published in Toy World and here in Toy News.
17/02/17 - Brainstorm launches games division
The company continues it’s expansion with a brand new games division. Read all about it in Toy World here and Toy News here.
23/01/17 - Brainstorm announces exclusive partnership with Yulu
Three exciting new games will make a debut at Toy Fair - read all about it here as published by Toy World.
20/01/17 - Brainstorm sets sight high for 2017 thanks to growing STEM sector
Brainstorm has enjoyed resounding success through 2016 thanks in large to the popularity of its collectable, educational toy line, StikBots. Read more about it here as published in Toy News.
12/01/17 - Brainstorm to launch new Aqua Dragons line which is out of this world!
Aqua Dragons in Space is a new range which includes Aqua Dragons eggs which have been sent on a near space mission to the highest level of the Earth’s stratosphere! Read more about it in Toy World here and Toy News here.
06/01/17 - Brainstorm launches StikBot Action Packs
2017 also sees the launch of StikBot Pets - read about it here in Toy World.
21/12/16 - Brainstorm to launch own craft line for 2017
The Craft Time brand will be added to throughout 2017 and beyond, as the company aims to grow this arm of the business. Read all about it in Toy World here and Toy News here.
14/12/16 - Addict A Ball soars to success
Addict A Ball will continue to be supported via TV and consumer marketing following a successful November and December in the UK and Ireland - read more here as published in Toy World.
27/10/16 - Brainstorm announces final Q4 TV ad campaign
Brainstorm is ramping up it’s final TV campaign of 2016 with the launch of six separate TV ads - read about it here as published in Toy World.
14/10/16 - StikBot sales spike following appearance on CITV
CITV’s Scrambled programme featured StikBot ZANIMATION Studio on it’s popular ’On the Fridge’ feature and it was rated ’coolest’ toy. Read about it here as published by Toy World.22/09/16 - Brainstorm launches StikBot ZANIMATION Studio new TV ad
Further marketing activity is planned for StikBots following the successful launch earlier this year. To read more about it as published in Toy World click here and Toy News here.
17 June 2016 - Brainstorm welcomes Tim Peake home
To celebrate the astronaut’s return, Brainstorm has sent a gift of the 2 in 1 Globe Earth by Day by Night to remember his time on the International Space Station. Read more about it here as detailed in Toy World.
20 May 2016 - Brainstorm welcomes new recruit and celebrates 10 year service award
Brainstorm welcomes Lucy Preston to the Product Development team and Marketing Manager Debra Tiffany celebrates 10 years at the company. Read all about it here as published in Toy World and here in Toy News.
13 May 2016 - Fantastic New StikBots line to launch at Toymaster
Brainstorm will launch the fantastic NEW StikBot ZANIMATION Studio at the Toymaster show along with a new FDU. Read all about it in Toy World here and Toy News here.
15 April 2016 - StikBots averaging over 600,000 views per day on Youtube
The product continues to grow in popularity, not just in the UK but across the world - read about it here as published by Toy World.
29 March 2016 - Brainstorm sees StikBots sales surge
Demand for StikBots has exceeded all expectations and the product has recently been recommended in the Good Toy Guide. Read about it as published by Toy World here.
11 March 2016 - Brainstorm celebrates National Science Week
With a raft of science-based toys launching this year, Brainstorm will support the week’s marketing efforts with a social media campaign of its own. Read all about it here as published by Toy World.
3 February 2016 - Toy Hub calls for entries to the StikBots oscars
Dunblane based independent toy shop, Toy Hub has launched a competition to find the best StikBots video. Read all about it here as published by Toy World. Due to the amount of interest and many local schools getting involved the deadline date for the competition entries has been extended. See here for more information.
27 January 2016 - StikBots wins ’Best New Toy’ at London Toy Fair
The new StikBot range from Brainstorm was named Best New Toy in the Pocket Money category at this year’s Toy Fair. To read about it here as published by Toy World.
23 November 2015 - Brainstorm reduces carriage paid orders
Carriage paid orders are reduced to help retailers keep stocked up over Christmas and the New Year - read about it here as published by Toy World.
20 November 2015 - StikBot’s are nominated for the US Toy of the Year Award
StikBots will be launched in the UK in January 2016 and have just been nominated for the US Toy of the Year Award. Read more about it as published in Toy News here and Toy World here.
18 November 2015 - Brainstorm to launch Christmas TV campaigns
The TV ads will include Brainstorm Toys T Rex Projector and Room Guard, RC Illuminated Solar System and Aqua Dragons. To read all about it as published by Toy World please click here.
12 November 2015 - Brainstorm over the moon at John Lewis Christmas ad
The new John Lewis Christmas Ad has created a real interest in Brainstorm space products. To read all about it as published in Toy World please click here.
8 October 2015 - Brainstorm to release brand new StikBots
From January 2016 Brainstorm will supply the great new social-sharing, easy to pose, StikBots exclusively to UK and Ireland. To read all about this in Toy World please click here.
1 October 2015 - Brainstorm appointed distributor for Addict A Ball brand
Brainstorm will start to distribute the addictive 3D Maze puzzle ’Addict A Ball’ from January 2016. To read about it in Toy World click here or in Toy News click here.
5 August 2015 - New TV advertising for Aqua Dragons Jurassic
Brainstorm has announced a further burst of TV advertising for August with a new Jurassic series TVC. To read about it in Toy World click here or in Toy News click here.
16 July 2015 - Brainstorm plans August TV for bubble line
Brainstorm’s new bubbles line ’FoameeZ’ will be in stock week commencing 20th July and will be launched with a TVC in August. To read all about it in Toy World click here.
19 June 2015 - Brainstorm toys inspired by Dinosaur fever!
Brainstorm are capitalising on the frenzy surrounding the release of the new Jurassic World film, with sales of their prehistoric products. To read the full story as published in Toy World click here and Toy News click here.
16 April 2015 - Brainstorm adds new Magno-Z line to the range
Following last year’s successful launch, the magnetic, hair-ee, springy and stretchy characters will now be available in a display tin. To read all about it as published in Toy World click here and Toy News click here.
27 February 2015 - Brainstorm continues celebrations with 20% off The Outdoor Adventure Handbow
Brainstorm targets retailers with Outdoor Adventure Handbow promotion - read all about it here as published by Toy News.
12 February 2015 - Brainstorm celebrates 20 Year Anniversary with 20 offers of 20% off
Brainstorm are celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year with a series of promotions giving 20% off. The first offer will be for The Original Glowstars Company lines and to read more as published in Toy News please click here
12 December 2014 - Brainstorm announces new TV advertising campaign across three key lines
Brainstorm’s new advertising campaigns will encompass Aqua Dragons, MagnoZ and the new T Rex Projector and Room Guard. To read more as published in Toy World click here and to read about it in Toy News click here.
27 November 2014 - Brainstorm releases new TV advert and reduces carriage
Brainstorm’s fantastic NEW T Rex Projector and Room Guard TV ad will air for the first time on 1st December and carriage paid orders are reduced to help retailers keep stocked up until Christmas. To read the full story as published in Toy World please click here.
25 July 2014 - Brainstorm launches new look website
Brainstorm re-launched its website this week following further investment in a fresh new look. To read the full story as published by Toy World please click here.
18 July 2014 - Brainstorm unveils it’s new POS stand in Hamleys
Nick Saunders met with Hamleys buyer Eve Fifer for the official unveiling of its new interactive fixture at the flagship Regent Street store - to read the full story as published in Toy World please click here.
27 June 2014 - Magno-Z exceed all sales expectations!
Magno-Z have completely sold out one month after the launch and following the first week of TV advertising! To read the full story as published in Toy World please click here.
29 May 2014 - Aqua Dragons wins fourth award!
Aqua Dragons Deluxe has won a fourth prestigious award; US based Tillywig Toys Brain Child award. To read the full story as
published in Toy World click here and in Toy News click here.
29 April 2014 - Brainstorm sees fantastic start for 2014
Brainstorm have seen a very positive start to 2014 and has high hopes for the new products due to launch shortly including the
T Rex Projector and Room Guard and new collectables line Magno-Z. To read the full story as published by Toy News please click here.
21 March 2014 - Introducing Magno-Z - the brand new playground craze!
Brainstorm issue first details about the launch of the new pocket money line, Magno-Z to the toy press. To read the story in
Toy World click here and Toy News click here.
14 March 2014 - Aqua Dragons EGGspress - the best alternative Easter gift
A PR campaign to market the new Aqua Dragons EGGspress as the ultimate alternative Easter gift is scheduled over the next few weeks. TV advertising will continue over the Easter period for Aqua Dragons with the next burst of activity scheduled for the 5th to the 20th of April. To read more in Toy News click here and Toy World click here.
16 January 2014 - The fantastic NEW T-Rex Projector and Room Guard is showcased at Toy Fair
Toy World features Brainstorm’s brand new T-Rex Projector and Room Guard which will be showcased in 2014 - click here to read more.
5 December 2013 - Aqua Dragons breaks all records for Brainstorm
Toy News and Toy World report on how Aqua Dragons breaks all records for a new product launch and new items are expected in the New Year. To read the full articles click here for Toy News and here for Toy World.
28 August 2013 - Aqua Dragons wins another US award
Toy News and Toy World report on how Aqua Dragons have won another prestigious award; Top Toy of the Year Award in the Creative Child Magazine. To read the full articles click here for Toy News and here for Toy World.
16 August 2013 - Aqua Dragons are back on our TV screens
Toy News and Toy World report on how the Aqua Dragons TV advertisement will be back on our screens from 17th August to 1st September. To read the full articles click here for Toy News and here for Toy World.
2nd August 2013 - Brainstorm’s RC Illuminated Solar System appears on This Morning TV show!
Brainstorm received a massive boost on Friday (2nd August) when the RC Illuminated Solar System was featured on ITV’s ever-popular This Morning show, with presenter Jamie Theakston saying it looked ‘brilliant’ and Emma Bunton saying it looks ‘so lovely’. To read more, please click here to view an article published by Toy News and here to see it featured in Toy World.
1st May 2013 - Aqua Dragons wins another award !
Aqua Dragons have won the US Tillywig Toy Award presented for distinctive children’s products notable for their quality and originality - read more as featured in Toy World here and Toy News here.
21 March 2013 - Aqua Dragons TV Campaign to commence on 23rd March and run over the Easter period
Toy News and Toy World report on the new Aqua Dragons TV Campaign. To view the articles and advertisement please click here for Toy News and here for Toy World.
Brainstorm brings in PR support for Aqua Dragons
Brainstorm are delighted to announce the appointment of Bertelli Communications to handle the consumer launch of the much anticipated Aqua Dragons range. To read an article published by Toy World click here and by Toys N Playthings click here.
30 January 2013 - Nuremberg Show Opening Day - Putting the Great back into Britain
Nick Saunders and Rosanne Kenealy eagerly awaiting customers on the first morning of the Nuremberg Toy show - to read more click here as featured on Toys N Playthings.
22 January 2013 - Aqua Dragons Underwater World wins Best New Toy at the London Toy Fair Olympia
We are delighted to receive this award from the BTHA for our amazing new live aquatic habitat - read more by clicking here
16 January 2013 - Brainstorm launches Aqua Dragons at Toy Fair
Brainstorm will launch the fascinating Aqua Dragons product at Toy Fair - click here to view an article featured on Toy News and here to read an article published by Toy World.
Independent Product Reviews on My Very Own Rainbow
My Very Own Rainbow - to read the first independent review click here for Chopsy Baby (review date 12 November 2012)
7 September 2012 - ToyTalk Educational Toys Week
Brainstorm’s Fact Finders are featured in ToyTalk’s Educational Toys Week - to read the full article please click here.
Sept 2012 - What’s Good To Do Guide, Manchester
Click here to see a product review of the RC Illuminated Solar System and here to see a review on the Deep Space Home Planetarium and Projector as featured in the September issue of Manchester’s What’s Good To Do Guide
August 2012 - The Original Glowstars Company NEW paper shapes arrive in stock!
The Original Glowstars Company new paper shapes arrive in stock as featured in Toy World - click here and Toy News - click here.
17th July 2012 - Brainstorm’s new 2 in 1 Globe - Earth by Day Earth by Night
Brainstorm’s fantastic new 2 in 1 Globe is featured on the ToyTalk website - to read the full article please click here.
31st May 2012 - Brainstorm launches educational iPhone Gadgets
Brainstorm’s exciting NEW gadgets for the iPhone 4 and 4s will be launched in mid July 2012. To read an article regarding the products as published in Toy News just click here.
16 May 2012 - Brainstorm’s Microscope Wins Kids Prizes
Brainstorm will be giving away a regular prize of science toys to winners of the new Outdoor Adventure Microscope Competition as featured in Toy News and Toy World. To read the full articles click here for Toy News and here for Toy World.
10 March 2012 - School boy wins £300 vouchers in Brainstorm and Smyths Toys Competition
School boy Zachariah Evans was delighted to discover that he had won a competition sponsored by Brainstorm to win a £300 spending spree at Smyths Toys Superstores. To read the full article click here.
24 January 2012 - Brainstorm launch new products and new trade stand at Toy Fair, Olympia
Brainstorm are pleased to announce the launch of their fantastic new trade stand at the Toy Fair in Olympia as per the image below!
19 January 2012 - Brainstorm to distribute Slimy - featured in Toy News and Toy World
Click here to read the Toy News article and click here to read the Toy World article
18 January 2012 - Brainstorm gears up for the New Year trade shows with some fantastic additions for 2012
Click here to read a press release featuring the new items for 2012
11 October 2011 - RC Illuminated Moon - Independent Product Review
Click here to read the full article.
18 September 2011 - Deep Space Home Planetarium and Projector - Independent Product Review
Click here to read the full article.
9 September 2011 - Deep Space Home Planetarium and Projector featured on Toy Talk Website
Click here to read the full article
23 August 2011 - New IT Systems help Brainstorm trade all over the world
Innovative software is allowing a toy supplier to trade in every corner of the globe whilst the team back at its Gisburn headquarters are always in the loop - click here for the full article.
6th April 2011 - Spotlight on Girls products
The pretty pink Glitter Stars from Brainstorm’s The Original Glowstars Company brand are a must-have accessory for any girl’s bedroom - click here for the full article
5th January 2011 - Brainstorm Launches New Website
Brainstorm is delighted to announce the launch of its new website - to read the full press release click here