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Gulf Greetings website – updated and re-styled

To improve communication and build stronger relationships with our current and potential business partners and suppliers, the Gulf Greetings website has been re-styled and re-launched with a new, modern design and improved functionality...

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Gulf Greetings General Trading LLC
P. O. Box 7924
Dubai, UAE
Tel: +971 4 453 1151
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Email: info@gulfgreetings.com

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Gulf Greetings website – updated and re-styled

To improve communication and build stronger relationships with our current and potential business partners and suppliers, the Gulf Greetings website has been re-styled and re-launched with a new, modern design and improved functionality. Browse through this website for information about The Toy Store brand of retail stores, dedicated to toys and other children's products and Hallmark GCC for a means to express feelings and celebrate special moments.

We welcome you to visit the all-new Gulf Greetings website for details on our wholesale distribution, franchising opportunities and what being our supplier means.

Renewed Hallmark Store in Ajman City Centre

Last Friday, 24th August 2012, the Hallmark store in Ajman City Centre opened its doors to enthusiastic customers, sporting a completely transformed look. The store has undergone extensive remodeling, to make customer experience even more enjoyable and shopper friendly. This makeover is just another way to ensure that all Hallmark customers receive the best service, in the most convenient format.

It is with great pleasure that we invite everyone to visit and browse through our store in Ajman City Centre for an unparalleled collection of greeting cards, children's toys, gifts, souvenirs, gift wraps, albums and picture frames.

The Toy Store Now Open in Dubai Marina Mall

We are proud to inform you that a new The Toy Store outlet has been opened in Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai. Situated in an easily accessible location at level 1, this store offers you an amazing variety of product ranges and brands, as always. We will also be organizing many exciting surprises and events during Eid holidays.

We invite and warmly welcome all our wonderful toy fans to come and enjoy this new toy destination. Let the child in you walk you to The Toy Store Dubai Marina Mall.

Eid Surprises at The Toy Store

The Toy Store has organized an array of amazing surprises and events to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr. Celebrate the festive occasion with us and look out for a play time filled with fun, laughter, excitement and many revelations. Come to meet, greet and take photos with Lalaloopsy and Crocs during Eid holidays and experience two hours' worth of laughter with a special Clown guest from The Big Moo Company (see below for detailed schedule). 

Schedule Eid Holiday Sunday, 19.8.2012

  • Dubai Marina Mall, 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Crocs and Lalaloopsy character – Meet & Greet.
  • Mall of the Emirates, 4:00 – 10:00 pm: Launch of Nuko trading cards, EXCLUSIVE at The Toy Store.
  • Ibn Battuta Mall, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Face painting.

Schedule Eid Holiday Monday, 20.8.2012

  • Dubai Marina Mall, 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Crocs character – Meet & Greet and face painting.
  • Mall of the Emirates, 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Lalaloopsy character – Meet & Greet.
  • Ibn Battuta Mall, 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Special Clown guest from The Big Moo Company.

Schedule Eid Holiday Tuesday, 21.8.2012

  • Dubai Marina Mall, 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Special Clown guest from The Big Moo Company.
  • Mall of the Emirates, 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Crocs character – Meet & Greet.

We invite and warmly welcome all our wonderful toy fans to come and celebrate Eid at The Toy Store for a holiday packed with amazing activities and mind boggling surprises – see you there!

Spider-Man is Coming to The Toy Store!

Spider-Man is a legend and there's no denying the fact. But, was Spider-Man your all-time favorite as a child? Do your kids love him as well? Would like to shake hands with him and meet him in person? Well, in that case your dream is about to come true!

Your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man has decided to visit The Toy Store in the Mall of the Emirates on June 21, 2012 between 5:00 and 8:30 pm.

This Meet & Greet event will be accompanied by a Video Competition that runs until July 1, 2012. You can enter your child into this competition for a chance to win exciting prizes. All you have to do is create a Spider-Man inspired scene, take a short video (max. 3 minutes), upload it to YouTube and send the link of your video to eventsatthetoystore@gmail.com.

For more details kindly visit www.mytoystore.com/spider-man and www.facebook.com/TheToyStore.ME.

Superheroes Conquered The Toy Store

Before the launch of the new movie Marvel's The Avengers, three superheroes Hulk, Thor and Iron Man stopped at The Toy Store to meet their super fans.

This was another fantastic event at the popular meeting point for children, which was just the beginning of a competition with amazing prizes.

The superhero conquer of Mall of the Emirates

The Mall of the Emirates seemed to be taken over by small and big superheroes today. To be precise, they have conquered The Toy Store located just near the Ski Dubai with one special mission: to meet the superheroes Hulk, Thor and Iron Man and get their autograph. But this was just the beginning!

Facebook competition

The small and big superheroes, some dressed in full costume, while others were helped in getting dressed at the store, took pictures with the three Avengers. Pictures can be sent to be published on The Toy Store Facebook page with the aim to get as many likes as possible until April 30, 2012 in order to win super prizes.

Check here for details about the competition.

The lucky winners will be announced on May 1, 2012 and the prize distribution will take place on May 2, 2012 at The Toy Store, Mall of the Emirates.

Meet Santa Claus at The Toy Store

For this Christmas we have prepared a special opportunity for children to meet and play with Santa Claus at The Toy Store. Within the Christmas ambience, children will be able to experience a joyful Christmas occasion surrounded by a wide range of toys, big soft toys and Disney characters, as well as coloring Christmas inspired coloring pages.

Santa Claus will be present at The Toy Store on:
  • Wednesday, 21st December 2011, from 4:00 to 9:00 PM in Ibn Battuta Mall,
  • Thursday, 22nd December 2011, from 4:00 to 10:00 PM in Ibn Battuta Mall,
  • Friday, 23rd December 2011, from 4:00 to 10:00 PM in Mall of the Emirates,
  • Saturday, 24th December 2011, from 4:00 to 9:00 PM in Mall of the Emirates.
Be one of the first to meet Santa Clause and take your Christmas gift!

Santa Claus will distribute prizes of the Me & McQueen Competition

But there is more! On Thursday, 22nd December, at 6:00 PM at The Toy Store in Ibn Battuta Mall, Santa Claus will also distribute prizes to the 10 winners and all other participants of the Me & McQueen Competition held on The Toy Store page on Facebook in November 2011 – www.facebook.com/TheToyStore.ME. You are all invited to meet the winners and participants of this first Facebook competition organized by The Toy Store.

Don't miss the exciting opportunity to meet Santa Claus this week at The Toy Store!

Zoobles Live Event at The Toy Store

For this year's December festive season, we have prepared an exciting and interactive live event with the Zoobles at The Toy Store in Mall of the Emirates. The event took place on Friday, 16th December, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

During the event, children and parents enjoyed discovering these adorable little creatures and their world of fun with face painting, coloring pages, and other challenging activities, where they also won lots of exciting Zoobles prizes.

y participating at the event and coloring Zoobles coloring pages, everyone had the opportunity to participate to the Me & Zoobles Coloring Competition held on Facebook, on The Toy Store ME page.

You can still participate to the Me & Zoobles Competition on Facebook and get the chance to WIN AMAZING ZOOBLES TOYS! Send us a picture of you at The Toy Store by 31st December 2011, and you can participate to our Zoobles competition. By participating to each competition you will also get the chance to WIN The Toy Store gift voucher of 100 Dirhams through our raffle programs.

For more information about the Me & Zoobles Competition on Facebook visit The Toy Store page at www.facebook.com/TheToyStore.ME

For endless online fun, you can also explore the world of Zoobles by visiting www.zoobles.com.

LIFE SIZE Lightning McQueen in The Toy store

For this year Eid Al Adha holidays, we have prepared a special surprise for the Cars 2 DVD release. Children's favorite race car – Lightning McQueen was displayed at The Toy Store and thousands of visitors came to meet and take pictures with the Cars 2 Superstar. The LIFE SIZE Lignthing McQueen was displayed at The Toy Store Mall of the Emirates and at The Toy Store Ibn Battuta Mall for two weeks in November. For more information you are welcome to visit The Toy Store website www.thetoystore.me

Me & McQueen Competition on Facebook!

For the Cars 2 DVD release we have prepared the 'Me & McQueen Competition' on our new The Toy Store page on Facebook. In order to participate to the competition, visitors needed to take a picture with the life size Lightning McQueen at The Toy Store and send the picture to meandmcqueen@gmail.com. All received pictures have been posted on The Toy Store page on Facebook and are still available for voting by Facebook users until end of November. The 10 pictures with most votes will be rewarded with amazing Cars 2 gifts. The competition will be concluded on 30th November 2011. The 10 prizes will be distributed to the winners in December 2011. Take your chance to participate and WIN with Me & McQueen Competition.

For more details about the Me & McQueen Competition and to participate visit www.facebook.com/TheToyStore.ME.

Meet & Greet the Smurfs in The Toy Store

They are old, yet they bounce around like kids, they live in mushroom shaped houses and never grow older and kids LOVE them! They are the SMURFS and they were HERE!

The Smurfs had a Meet & Greet event in The Toy Store in Mall of the Emirates on Thursday, 8th September. During the 3-hour live event held in the evening, children, teens and even adults were entertained by two Smurfs characters: Clumsy and Smurfette. After the new 'The Smurfs in 3D' successful movie launch, this was a SMURFASTIC opportunity for children 'of all ages' to interact with these famous characters and have their picture taken.

It was a joyful and cheerful evening for many children and we are glad we gave them this amazing opportunity of live interaction. More live events with children's favorite characters will be held soon in The Toy Store!

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