Funskool to Manufacture Chhota Bheem toys in India


“We are excited to add Chhota Bheem to our well-established manufacturing and distribution capabilities”, says Mr. R Jeswant, CEO, Funskool India. July 22, 2022   Funskool India Ltd. has won the license to manufacture and distribute the popular action figure Chhota Bheem which also includes seven other characters from the popular animated TV series. The […]

Channapatna Toys will be promoted at a Railway Station in Bengaluru

Channapatna Toys

The displaying of Channapatna toys at a stall to be set up at KSR Railway Station in Bengaluru is an integral part of the ‘One Station, One Product’ program introduced by the Ministry of Railways in the Union Budget 2022-23 this year. March 25, 2022 The ‘One Station, One Product’ initiative of the Union Ministry […]

Miniklub starts its 9th Store in Bangalore


Miniklub, from the house of First Steps Babywear, has established an omnichannel presence with a number of physical stores and its online store. February 15, 2022 MiniKlub, the leading kids and babywear brand, has started its ninth retail store in Bangalore. The store is situated in HRBR Layout (Hennur Road Banaswadi Road Layout), the new […]

MakersLoft – Bringing Toys that Incite Curiousity and Creativity in Kids


“The toy market in India is booming – currently estimated at USD 1 billion, and has the potential to double itself by 2025… MakersLoft’s Indic Bricks is positioned at the convergence of do-it-yourself and know-your-roots, both toy market segments with huge potential in India.” Founded in 2015, MakersLoft champions “hands-on learning” in K-12 education in […]

BIS to Increase Vigil on Quality of Toys

Toy Industries in India

The Toys Quality Control Order that came into effect from January last year made BIS certification mandatory for toys to prevent the sales of cheap quality goods in the country. January 27, 2022 The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Southern Regional Office (Chennai Branch Office-I) will conduct investigations in the city and neighbouring districts. As […]

Piyush Goyal – Big Drop in Toy Imports in Last Three Years

Piyush Goyal

In a bid to protect the domestic toy industry, the government is promoting Made-in-India toys. January 14, 2022 The country’s toy imports have declined to USD 130 million in 2020-21 from USD 304 million in 2018-19, according to government data. Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal said the government is protecting the interest of […]

Desi Toys – Engaging Toys & Games on Indian Tradition with a hint of Nostalgia

Desi Toys

“With our distinct range, we are not only reviving the childhood toys and games but also innovating new ones keeping the Indian roots and nostalgic factor alive which makes us quite unique.” ‘Desi Toys’ is an ‘India Inspired, India Made’ brand. Started in 2012, the toy brand is not just reviving the classic and iconic […]

Creative Kids and Hasbro joins hands to produce new Play-Doh Compounds


Initially, the product line will be introduced in the spring of 2022 for all distribution channels and its promotion will be supported by a marketing campaign. January 11, 2022 Creative Kids, the platform for fun and interactive kids’ arts and crafts and STEM toys, has partnered with Hasbro, Inc. the global play and entertainment major, […]

Koppal Toy Cluster in Karnataka to be Operational from March

Koppal Toy Cluster

The upcoming toy cluster is expected to attract an investment of INR 4000 crore and it will contain more than 100 large and small manufacturing units along with an incubation centre for toy manufacturing and ancillary activities. January 10, 2022 The Koppal Toy Cluster (KTC), the first-of-its-kind toy manufacturing cluster in the country, is all […]

D2C Firm Fluid Ventures Invests in Sustainable Toy Brand Shumee Toys

Shumee Toys

Shumee plans to use the funds in the expansion of its product portfolio and building a parent community in line with its key focus on building a premium wooden toys brand having a global reach. December 29, 2021 Bengaluru-based sustainable toy brand Shumee Toys has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from D2C-focused Venture Capital […]