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Hamleys, a 250 year-old toy retailer from UK comes to India

by Manav Mishra

There are more than 375 million children in India, the largest number for any country in the world, and probably this is the reason which brought Hamleys to India, it was August 2008, Reliance Retail announced the launch of an exclusive Pan India Franchise arrangement with Hamleys, the finest toys in the world.

Hamleys Toy Store
Hamleys Toy Store

First Hamleys store was opened in Mumbai, last week, and they have planned to open such high end toy stores in 20 other cities soon, which include several tier-2 cities as well.

Mumbai store is around 21,000 square feet, with an investment of Rs 6 crores and as per the sources; the next is to open in Chennai, which will be 10,000 sqft.

So, if you are having kids at your home, get ready to unleash your wallet at Hamleys. However you can also opt for options like Khilonaghar, to get Toys on Rent instead of buying one.

Source Financial Express

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