Tobar is a retailer and wholesaler of toys and gifts.
The business is based in Norfolk. Merino have invested in wholesale product development and are actively seeking bolt ons to complement the current product range.
Acquisition in 2015
Merino acquired the business in 2015 in an MBO. Tobar has a strong reputation for offering exciting and innovative products across its channels.
2 Bolt Ons
Tobar has completed 2 acquisitions under Merino’s ownership. This included H Grossman, the biggest toy company in Scotland. Tobar also has a presence in Hong Kong, France and Scandinavia.
Hawkins Bazaar is the retail arm of Tobar. It has 30 stores nationwide and typically opens up a further 15 pop up stores for Christmas.