Monthly Archives: February 2021

National action plan to boost the toy industry: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the government has prepared a “national toy action plan” which includes 15 ministries and departments to make the industry competitive and provide it with a global platform. The prime minister said that the country’s ancient toy culture reflects the practice of reuse …

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Government examines the quality and competitiveness required by the toy industry: official

The government wants Indian toys to achieve both quality and competitiveness and is studying the kind of incentives required by the toy industry, a senior official said on Sunday. Guruprasad Mohapatra, secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, said that toys are a serious economic problem …

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US toy industry hits record sales despite pandemic • The Toy Book

through Juli Lennett, Vice President, Industry Advisor, American Toys, The NPD Group Retail sales of the toy industry in the United States grew 16% in 2020, generating $ 25.1 billion, a year-over-year increase of $ 3.5 billion. The US toy industry surpassed $ 32.6 billion in annual sales for the …

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New world record – Tokyo capsule toy store will have more machines in one location than anywhere else

City of the sun set to shine even more with the opening of Bandai Namco’s Gashapon department store. Much of the fun of Japan capsule toys is the pure variety offered. Each individual machine contains several variations on a single theme, and there is an incredibly wide range of toys …

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Payday Loan Use Rises Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, New Investigation Finds

TORONTO – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are using the services of payday and installment loan companies, which charge higher fees and interest rates than traditional banks , according to an anti-poverty group. Acorn Canada held protests in nine different cities across the country, including Toronto, on Wednesday …

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Former Junners toy store is considering housing development

Former Junners toy store is considering housing development Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon …

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Delayed movie releases impact the toy industry

During the pandemic, toy companies weren’t able to capitalize as much on sales of new toys and merchandise related to major movie releases, like many movies. have been significantly delayed. We learn more this week about the overall picture of toy companies. Hasbro reported its quarterly results Monday, beat predictions …

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