Shareholders agree to save Irish toy maker

A toy manufacturing company that employs 41 people in Ireland has left the review following an agreement between its shareholders that will ensure its survival. Last month, Judge Caroline Costello appointed Mr. Neil Hughes as Acting Examiner for Yvolve Sports Ltd, which manufactures the popular ‘Flicker’ scooter and other products …

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The demise of Toys ‘R’ Us could spur the merger boom in the US toy market

By Aishwarya Venugopal, Uday Sampath Kumar (Reuters) – The U.S. toy industry appears poised for a wave of mergers and acquisitions among smaller toymakers following the Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy as they seek greater reach and bargaining power with major Target retailers TGT.N and Wal-Mart WMT.N. Closure signs are seen …

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Who will fill the void in the $ 11 billion toy market after Toys ‘R’ Us leaves?

The question left up for debate is how much is the company’s brand worth. Andrew Burton / Getty Images The 70-year-old Toys “R” Us story will end with a frenzy of liquidation at its 735 stores across the United States. from this week– approaching an era of American retailing. Toys …

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Local manufacturers dominate the toy market

The local toy market is experiencing a steady decline in its dependence on imported toys. According to the Bangladesh Toy Manufacturers and Importers Association (BTMMIA), local toy makers have taken 60% of the market. Prior to 2010, this market depended entirely on Chinese exporters who exported toys made from cheap …

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Celebrating Taunton’s Oldest Independent Toy Store: Watkin Toys

Mike replied Sloco-MBE and said it was the closest he would ever get to getting an MBE. Who said working in Taunton’s most famous toy store for 60 years didn’t give you a sense of humor? This would not only give you a sense of humor, but also a sense …

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“Wasted”: greening the plastic-intensive toy industry

Plastic occupies an important place in the toy industry. Ninety percent of toys are made from some form of plastic and most of them are not recyclable. One of the hottest toys of the Christmas season was something called the LOL Surprise Ball, a plastic ball that contains plastic toys, …

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Too cold for a theme park, Disney turns to the toy market in Russia

MOSCOW: Although too cold for a theme park, Russia’s underserved toy market makes it an attractive business prospect for Walt Disney Co, the head of its Russian operations said on Friday.Opening the US group’s first toy store in the country, Marina Zhigalova-Ozkan said she was planning at least five more …

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Feminist sex toy store Babeland sells to new owner after 25 years – Park Slope – New York

Sex toy chain Babeland has sold its four branches in New York and Seattle to compete with Good Vibrations. See the full legend Babeland PARK SLOPE – The founders of premium sex toy store Babeland decided to quit smoking and sell Bay Area rival Good Vibrations after 25 years of …

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Toy maker opens MSF factory in Pennsylvania

Mattel Inc. has partnered with Ryder System Inc. to manage and staff the distribution center. The installation is fully operational. By Evelina Croitoru Gateway Logistics Park U.S. toy manufacturing company Mattel Inc. has announced the opening of its new distribution center in Jonestown, Penn. Ryder System Inc., a commercial fleet …

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3D printing is sweeping the toy industry off the shelves

Cheap plastic toys, no maker needed. The toys and games market in 2020 is expected to reach $135 billion, and 3D printing is bringing those profits home. People have laughed at the fact that 3D printers are just toys in themselves. But they probably didn’t realize how much money we …

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