Media

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Press Releases

November 2009 iQ Toys Fastest Growing Mature Business in Central North Island
June 2009 iQ Toys launches mobile website
May 2009 iQ Toys wins Hitwise Award
April 2008 iQ Toys a Hitwise Online Performance Award Winner!
January 2008 iQ Toys launches ‘Deal of the Day’
December 2007 iQ Toys notches up its 50,000th customer
November 2007 iQ Toys receives Deloitte Fast 50 Award
July 2006 NZ's largest online toy store is 10 years old!
28th November 2005 Now Santa can see what kids really want!
16th November 2005 iQ Toys notches up its 25,000th customer
28th July 2005 iQ Toys delivers free shipping!
18th March 2005 iQ Toys Grants Wishes
4th March 2005 New Zealand's largest online toy store launches affiliate program
November 2004 Organising a staff Christmas party? Don't forget the kids!
November 2004 iQ Toys launches Toy Secretary in the US!



Timeline

Nov 2009 iQ Toys Fastest Growing Mature Business in Central North Island
June 2009 iQ Toys launches mobile website
May 2009 iQ Toys wins Hitwise Award
Nov 2008 iQ Toys featured in University of Waikato reThink! Magazine.
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April 2008 iQ Toys a Hitwise Online Performance Award Winner!
February 2008 iQ Toys featured in NZ Herald.
Click here to read the article (PDF)
January 2008 iQ Toys launches ‘Deal of the Day’
December 2007 iQ Toys notches up its 50,000th customer
November 2007 iQ Toys receives Deloitte Fast 50 Award
July 2006 We are 10 years old!
November 2005 We hit 25,000 customers!
March 2004 We run out of space and move into new 300sqm premises in Cambridge. The ‘new’ premises are a funky old brick building with lots of charm in Empire Street, Cambridge.
August 2003 ‘Toy Secretary’, a birthday reminder and gift selection service is launched. The phrase "Never forget a birthday again" is adopted to promote the service.
March 2003 Children's books, DVD’s, videos and educational software are added to our range which surpasses 1,000 unique products for the first time.
December 2002 We hit 10,000 customers!
June 2002 Baby Universe ( www.babyuniverse.co.nz ) is launched as a sister site to iQ Toys and features a wide range of baby gear, toys and accessories.
March 2001 iQ Toys Australia ( www.iqtoys.com.au ) is launched.
November 2000 iQ Toys wins ‘Best eTail site’ at the Netguide Magazine ( www.netguide.co.nz ) NZ web awards.
June 1999 The phrase "We bring the toy store to you!" is adopted to describe the convenience of our service and the vision for our online store.
December 1998 We hit our first big milestone, our 1000th online customer
September 1996 The iQ Toys website ( www.iqtoys.co.nz ) is launched and is the first online toy store in New Zealand, one of only a handful of e-tail sites in New Zealand at the time.
July 1996 The concept of iQ Toys is ‘born’
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