Monthly Archives: November 2018

Charleroi’s toy store looks like Christmas all year round | My Valley Magazine

Dean Helfer Jr., President and Founder of Channel Craft Channel Craft looks like Santa’s Workshop all year round. The 34-year-old Charleroi company makes and distributes authentic USA-made toys, games and puzzles, and as Christmas approaches, the merry gang of Channel Craft employees are hard at work to fill the boxes. …

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New toy market keeps gift prices in balance

At Jack Seelie’s Once Upon A Time Toys store, one thing that follows the wonder on children’s faces as they look at potential gifts is the number of paying customers who walk through the door. Seelie says Once Upon A Time Toys has been on the same corner of Rocky …

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Kroger enters toy market with items formerly sold by Toys ‘R’ Us

Toys ‘R’ Kroger, apparently. Grocery giant Kroger Co. is selling 35 toys this holiday season from bankrupt retailer Toys ‘R’ Us’ Geoffrey’s Toy Box collection. Seven Metro Detroit Kroger stores, including locations in Canton and White Lake, are among 600 nationwide involved in the partnership. Rachel Hurst, general business manager …

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