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We’re delighted to announce the winner for the #Fireboxbritishinstagram competition. Congratulations goes to @chris_r582 who submitted this fabulous Angel of the North picture above. Chris wins an whopping £200 Firebox gift voucher; why not go wild and buy a load of our amazing Instagram Prints. Thanks to everyone else who entered.
It was the Toy Fair this week – the UK’s go to event for everyone who works with toys (obvs!). Starting way back in 1954 the show featured Sooty, arguably the UK’s most famous hand puppet, and Scrabble – an instant Christmas hit. And, since then the show has launched some of the world’s best toys including Hula Hoop, Lego, Monopoly, Sindy, Rubix Cube and Tamagotchi. They were all fairly popular you might recall.
Firebox is a big kid, and so naturally it loves toys - it gets giddy just hearing the words Toy Fair. We descended upon the show en masse (well not everyone, some of us had to answer the phones and do the photo copying back in the office).Read more
C. Borrowdale - Jan ‘12
We revamped our standard Friday ‘Rum O’ Clock’ last week into a product testing session where we sophisticatedly sampled and judged a number of potential new Firebox drink products. Wines, vodkas, gins, champers, liqueurs - you name it, we drank it - whilst heroically listening to the smooth sounds of muzak-lite weak wine bar jazz interpretations.
The best responses to our highly investigative tasting questionnaires (both by the same slightly inebriated person):
Q: ‘How much would you pay for this drink? A: I Like Ginger
Q: ‘How much should Firebox sell this drink for?’ A: YesRead more
S. McConville - Dec ‘11