Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The most hotly anticipated toys for 2015 have been unveiled today in a list dominated by characters from the big and small screen. From Sing-A-Long Elsa, star of the mega hit Frozen, to an interactive Tracy Island from the newly re-mastered Thunderbirds, and Tumbling Stuart toy inspired by blockbuster movie Minions – the list, released by one of Ireland’s top toy retailers Argos, is set to keep the whole family entertained.
Linzi Walker, Chief Toy Buyer at Argos, said: “This year, the list is more star studded than ever, driven by highly anticipated movie releases and kid’s favourite TV shows. Toys like the Tracy Island, Barbie and Lego are all stellar examples of how this year’s list crosses the generations, bringing the whole family together on Christmas Day.
“With the growing buzz around the new Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens movie out later this year, we are expecting even more toys to launch in the next few months which will be in huge demand by kids and parents alike. So watch this space!”
As well as the toys that are influenced by the big and small screen, the Top Toys list 2015 also includes a selection of toys that will be exclusive to Argos this Christmas. This includes the Chad Valley Three Storey Summer Winter Dolls House, the VTech Toot Drivers Super RC Raceway and the Barbie Style Your Way House.
Argos’ Top Toys Predictions for 2015:
|Product||RRP (Recommended Retail Price) where available|
|My Friend Freddy||58.99 euros|
|VTech Toot Drivers Super RC Raceway||73.99 euros – indicative launch price|
|Thunderbirds Interactive Tracy Island||117.99 euros|
|Lego City Deep Sea Exploration Vessel||117.99 euros|
|Nerf Modulus||88.49 euros|
|Pie Face||29.99 euros|
|Chad Valley 3 Storey Summer Winter Dolls House||147.49 euros – indicative launch price|
|Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck Playset||29.49 euros|
|Barbie Style Your Way House||139.99 euros – indicative launch price|
|Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa||58.99 euros|
|Little Live Pets Birds Clever Keet||88.49 euros|
|Minions Tumbling Stuart||73.99 euros|
|Real Fx||147.49 euros|
All toys can be reserved for free on argos.ie for instant collection in store from July 2015 onwards unless indicated.
 Pie Face will be available to purchase from October 2015
 Barbie Style Your Way House will be available to purchase from September 2015
For more information, please contact Aoife Sweeney, PR Manager, Argos Republic of Ireland on 087 6670534. Alternatively, tweet us @ArgosIreland_PR.using #ArgosSSrange
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Argos is Ireland’s leading general merchandise retailer and provides a unique offer of choice and convenience. It sells general merchandise and products for the home from 40 stores in the Republic of Ireland and around 700 stores in the UK.
Argos opened its first stores in the Republic in January 1996 in Limerick and Dublin; there is now an Argos catalogue in approximately three quarters of all Irish homes. Argos is already one of the largest retail employers in the country with around 1,100 employees. In 2005, Argos launched its Irish website, www.argos.ie, which now has over 40,000 products online.
Argos is part of Home Retail Group, the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer.