NPD Group announces the winners of the Toys Awards 2022

The NPD Group Announces Its Annual Global and Europe Toy Industry Performance Awards for 2022

The NPD Group, a leading global information company which recently merged with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI®) to create a leading global technology, analytics and data provider, today announced the winners of its fifth global and European* Toy Industry Performance Awards. The annual awards are based on 2022 sales and are given to the manufacturers or license owners of Europe’s top gaining toy properties**, top global*** toy manufacturer, top global toy property, top-selling global toy, and, for the first time, acknowledging sustainable toys, according to NPD’s Retail Tracking Service.

“Once again, The NPD group is proud to acknowledge the innovation and quality of the toys and games being developed by our clients. And for the first time ever, we are celebrating two manufacturers whose efforts towards a more sustainable world have struck a chord with consumers,” said François Klipfel, President, Toys, The NPD Group. “Our sustainable toy awards include all toys made from at least 70% recycled materials, organic materials, or wood from well-managed forests. Congratulations to all the winners.”

Source: The NPD Group/ Retail Tracking Service, Euro Sales, January-December 2022
*Europe includes the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands
** Properties with the largest increases in euro sales
***Global includes the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands,
Mexico, Brazil, and Australia