Monthly Archives: August 2020

Toy industry wants government to extend BIS certification deadline

Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS): Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi talking about their sector, Indian toy industry officials are calling on the government to give the government a bit more time to get Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification. “For the first time in the past 70 years, the …

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Toy industry wants government to extend BIS (Ld) certification deadline

Industry officials like Gambhir and R. Jeswant, CEO of Funskool (India) Ltd, said India may become a global hub for toy manufacturing, but it would take a little longer to achieve it. Jeswant told IANS that India’s ability to make toys for global majors has already been proven. Referring to …

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PM Modi fights for local toy industry, urges people to support desi apps

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged startups and entrepreneurs to develop “innovative toys and games, for India and India” to meet domestic demand and increase its share in the global toy trade , estimated at Rs 7 lakh crore. He also called on people to support locally …

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Toy Shop UK reveals the winners of its 2020 Independent Toy Awards – ToyNews

Toy Shop UK has unveiled the winners of its 13th Annual Independent Toy Awards, highlighting products that the UK’s independent toy retail scene believes will be the best choices for parents this Christmas. A full list of winning products can be found at http://www.toyshopuk.co.uk/ita/ Medal logos were awarded in 30 …

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Behavioral interventions for an Atmanirbhar toy industry

The growth of the Indian toy industry has been compromised for more than a decade by a deluge of Chinese imports. Recently, the government increased import duties on toys by 200% and made toy quality certification mandatory in order to revive the indigenous industry. However, high import prices may not …

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Bill-184, Payday Loans: A Perfect Storm

” style=”margin: 5px 15px 0 0px; border: 1px solid #999; width: 150px;”/> Maggie Vourakes The Ontario government recently passed new changes to the Payday Loans Act 2008. The amendments mark the first time the government has stepped in to legislate protection for defaulting borrowers. What is changing? Under the new …

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The toy industry is somewhat affected, although board games are seeing their sales increase

While the Mexican toy industry suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic, one bright spot has been for board game makers: They have seen a surge in demand from consumers confined to their homes. “Board games took the lead, followed by toys for infants, then toys for children aged 3 to 7, …

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PlayMonster CEO Bob Wann Announced as Toy Industry Hall of Fame Nominee

Since 1984, the Toy Industry Hall of Fame has recognized esteemed leaders who have left their mark on the toy industry through exceptional contributions and service to the industry, and by fostering a love of play in the hearts of children of all. ages. Bob wann is such a leader, …

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