25th March 2018
Tobar completes H Grossman bolt on
Merino portfolio business Tobar completed the acquisition of H Grossman, Scotland’s largest toy company. The acquisition significantly expands Tobar’s wholesale business, bringing new customers and markets, along with an expanded product range.Tobar is a toy and gift retailer and wholesaler based in Norwich, acquired by Merino in December 2015. The wholesale arm trades under the Tobar brand, and prides itself on offering exciting and innovative products to customers. It serves a broad range of customers, from large national accounts to local independents, all with high levels of service. The business has extensive export capabilities, with sales offices in France and Scandinavia, along with agents across the globe.
H Grossman is a toy wholesaler based in Glasgow. It has an additional operation in Hong Kong, which serves customers around the globe. It offers a broad product range from scooters to pocket money gifts. The business is led by Martin Grossman who will continue to manage the business going forward.
Customers will benefit from a greater product range and increased buying power. The focus will continue to be on developing great and exclusive products at strong price points and excellent service levels. Tobar products will be available at Grossman’s Hong Kong showroom, and similarly Grossman products will be available from Tobar’s international offices.