Monthly Archives: December 2019

Tariffs, other unknowns keep the toy industry on edge

Bouncing back from the Toys R Us crash and fire last year, toy sales in the United States have increased slightly this year. But a host of challenges, driven by tariff threats, continue to disrupt executive suites. Sales in the first six months of the year fell 9% from the …

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‘Give the Kids Toys’: Annual Toy Race Helps Duncan’s Toy Store | Community

The engines roared loudly as Duncan’s police sirens sounded the start of the annual toy run for Duncan’s toy store. Nearly 200 participants, about two per motorbike and a few driving cars, lined up to take off from the theater located on Plato just before 1 p.m. on Sunday, December …

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The owner of a Notts toy store describes how the business is preparing for Christmas

A Nottinghamshire business owner has revealed what goes on behind the scenes at a toy store over Christmas. Matt Kirby, 43, and his wife Sian have been running their toy business since 2002, but decided to expand and open their own store, Crocodiles Stores, in October last year. Located at …

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