Monthly Archives: March 2020

Coronavirus increases sales of local toy stores with children at home

The moral of this toy story is to support local retailers year round, and not just in times of crisis, urge small business owners. With school closings in the wake of the widespread coronavirus outbreak, parents have gone on a shopping spree to get toys and exercise books to keep …

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“Kid in Toy Shop” moment on Dalal Street? Not yet, but it’s time to fill the basket

Friday was a historic day in the market, not because Sensex and Nifty hit their 10% lower circuit limits, but because of the near-impossible recovery that not only wiped out the big losses from the previous session, but also generated 4% gains at the close. . The Sensex recovered 4,714 …

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GCC Toy Industry Game for Growth – News

The optimistic forecast for the traditional GCC toy sector comes as no surprise for a region where 24% of the current population is under 15 years old. Dubai – Construction toys set to make a comeback as the fastest growing toy category regionally and globally Published: Sat, March 7, 2020, …

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How is the coronavirus affecting the toy industry in western New York?

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) – Many toys, or parts of toys, are made in China, where a virus outbreak has been reported that started in Wuhan. Companies that source toys from China have one goal: to keep shelves fully stocked so that children can continue to play safely. Gaetana Schueckler possessed …

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Coronavirus becomes latest hurdle for U.S. toy industry

From Baby Yoda to eco-friendly stackable rings, toy makers last week introduced a line of products they hope will be on children’s wish lists for the 2020 holiday season. The four-day toy fair, which ended last Tuesday, comes as the U.S. toy industry has been hit by a number of …

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Plastic Lego bricks shine in dark toy market – The Irish Times

Lego bucked the toy industry’s dark trend as the Danish maker of shiny plastic bricks reported record sales and rising profits. The world’s largest toymaker by sales and profit benefited from strong demand for its sets, such as police stations and Harry Potter stores, boosting sales by 6% to 38, …

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The toy industry creates a federation to represent its interests

To express their concern over the recent increase in import duty on toys to 60% from 20% previously, toy traders, retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers have joined together to form the All India Toys Federation (AITF). “The import duty on foreign toys is a direct attack on the development of Indian …

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Coronavirus could topple toy industry by summer, figures show

NEW YORK – From Baby Yoda to eco-friendly stackable rings, toy makers last week introduced a line of products they hope will be on children’s wish lists for the 2020 holiday season. The four-day toy fair, which ended last Tuesday, comes as the U.S. toy industry has been hit by …

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