This week, Walmart held its seventh annual Supplier Growth Forum as a virtual event in place of the usual in-person gathering that typically takes place in Rogers, Arkansas. Amid the yearly updates on the retail giant’s strategic initiatives, key focus areas, future growth strategies, Walmart issues its Supplier of the year Awards to leading suppliers in each major product category.
Moose Toys scored the top honor as the 2020 Walmart Toy Supplier of the Year.
“It is truly an honor to be recognized with this award by Walmart who continues to be one of our most valued global partners,” says Glenn Abell, president, Moose Toys USA. “Moose first received Walmart’s Toy Supplier of the Year award in 2015, and I am so proud of the hard work and dedication that has put Moose in a position to be recognized again as Toy Supplier of the Year for 2020.”
Last year, Moose secured placement for several growing lines within Walmart toy departments at a time when the U.S. toy industry grew at a record pace.
“We have our strongest lineup yet for 2021 across our most popular brands, including Squeakee, Heroes of Goo Jit Zu, Treasure X, Kindi Kids, Bluey, and more, as well as exciting new introductions,” Abell says. “We look forward to continued momentum this year. Most of all, this is a recognition of the tremendous partnership between the Walmart merchant team and Moose staff in Bentonville who are supported by so many talented colleagues in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Melbourne.”
Moose Toys’ latest products are hitting stores now, including the new Real Littles line, Kindi Kids Minis, Squeakee Minis, and more.