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The global toy industry supports Ukraine during the Russian conflict [Updated] • The Book of Toys

A girl plays in Ukraine | Source: Adobe Stock Originally published Mar 1, 2022 11:03 a.m. ET | Updated: March 4, 2022, 3:21 p.m. ET The Russian invasion of Ukraine creates a new ripple effect of challenges for toymakers around the world. Following the invasion, the Ukrainian Toy Industry Association …

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Check out the LittleShop toy store in Singapore for immersive fun!

March 2, 2022 by Zawani Abdul Ghani 5 Minimum reading Walk into any toy store in Singapore and you’ll likely be faced with a pile of boxed toys. This may make you wonder about their quality and safety, and even how kids can interact with them, whether it’s a train …

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Devon mum realizes her dream of opening a new community toy store

A Devon mum is set to open a brand new toy store with a difference after receiving tremendous support from the community. On Thursday February 25, Beth Steele will launch No Toy Left Behind, a community shop at the Pippins Community Center in Axminster which will sell second-hand and lovingly …

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The Derbion toy store will double in size by moving into a new store

A Derbion toy store will double in size by moving to a brand new store in the city’s mall. Toy Planet, which was just crowned Independent Toy Retailer of the Year (multi-store) at the 2021 Toy Industry Awards, will soon be moving from its current unit next to Starbucks on …

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Burton toy store named the best independent store in the UK and that’s why

A popular Burton toy store had reason to celebrate after being named the best in the country – and now bosses have revealed the secret to their success. Midco Toys in Coopers Square Shopping Center won the 2021 Toy Industry Awards for Independent Toy Retailer of the Year (Multi-Store). Owner …

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Melanie Martinez Launches CyberBaby Toy Store’s New NFT Collection

With the not-so-shocking revelation that social media giants are using algorithms to direct users to potentially psychologically harmful content, the essentiality of Melanie Martinez’s message becomes more urgent than ever. Indeed, the iconoclastic singer continues to convey empowerment and self-confidence through the very action of her uncompromising creativity. Simply, there’s …

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Worcester toy store named best in UK

A Worcester toy store has won a prestigious national award. Toys and Games of Worcester has been named Independent Toy Retailer of the Year in the Single Store category as part of the 2021 Toy Industry Awards. Shop owner Tim Evans said: “We are shocked. “You don’t get into business …

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Melanie Martinez launches NFT Drop “CyberBaby Toy Shop by Melanie Martinez” available today, January 27 Via MakersPlace

Melanie Martinez Stoner Swan from the NFT MakersPlace ‘CyberBaby Toy Shop by Melanie Martinez’ collection “CyberBaby Toy Shop by Melanie Martinez” is a special collection inspired by Martinez’s vintage stuffed animals, released via the premier NFT MakersPlace marketplace. Vintage stuffed animals have been there for me for over ten years, …

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Silly Billy’s Toy Shop: Popular Yorkshire independent toy store to close after 25 years

Bill Deakin, owner of Silly Billy’s Toy Shop, on Old Gate in Hebden Bridge, is closing the store after a quarter of a century. He doesn’t have a closing date yet but plans to return to the career he had before opening the toy store, working in mental health. Register …

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Famous Hebden Bridge toy store closes after nearly 25 years

Bill Deakin bids fond farewell and closes Silly Billy toy shop in Hebden Bridge Bill Deakin, owner of Silly Billy’s Toy Shop, on Old Gate, is closing after nearly 25 years in the town. He doesn’t have a closing date yet but plans to return to the career he had …

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May’s toy wonderland! Limerick toy store owner to feature in Christmas TV documentary

When it comes to toys, Mai Roche is a child’s best friend and her shop in Church St, Abbeyfeale is children’s toy heaven. Even still, after 60 years in the business, Mai continues to love her job and continues to love toys. It has, she admits, a special favor for …

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OMRM asks for donations to toy stores and packaging supplies

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Ronald McDonald House is helping families reclaim holiday cheer, but they need your help. This year, part of the Ronald McDonald House in Dayton was transformed into a toy store allowing families to choose free gifts for their children. The store is stocked with toys …

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Share-A-Gift Partners with Kyndryl to Host 50th Annual Toy Store Saturday

The faint sound of laughter mixed with clanking tools echoed through a vast building late last week. The noises came from rooms scattered throughout the building where groups of workers tuned hundreds of used bikes in preparation for the 50th annual Share-A-Gift toy and bike store on Saturday. This year, …

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Worle Man’s Christmas lights display includes a toy store!

Published: 12:21 14 December 2021 Update: 11:33 PM December 14, 2021 “I’ve always been a big fan of Christmas lights since I was a kid.” One Worle man’s passion for all things festive is once again lighting up his street – and raising money for a good cause. Every year, …

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The hidden antique toy store in Lowestoft

Posted: 6:50 a.m. December 13, 2021 Tucked behind a parking lot on Oulton Broad’s Bridge Road is a hidden antique toy store, unique to the area. From collectibles and vintage video games to funko pops, the store is every toy collector’s dream. Twice Treasured, is owned by Justin Lee and …

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Christmas Toy Shop is ready for the gift of Saturday | Local news

FAIRMONT – The Marion County Christmas toy store is stocked and ready for Saturday. Now, the Marion County constituency is quiet, filled with mountains of toy bags ready for distribution. Saturday afternoon, the center will be animated by a line of cars full of families. The toy store will operate …

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Arizona toy store feels supply chain problems

By Susan Campbell Click here for updates on this story SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KTVK, KPHO) – Sometimes stacks of boxes appear at Kidstop. “We’re like kids at Christmas right now when we open the box and say, ‘Oh my God! We have the remote control car! Said owner Kate Tanner. Other …

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Leisure World: The Belfast toy shop we wish was still open as Christmas approaches

Do you remember Leisure World? Many generations of Northern Irish people begged their parents to go, especially around Christmas. The former beloved toy shop stood on Queen Street in Belfast, and first opened in September 1976. Two other outlets followed suit later in Derry and Lisburn. READ MORE – Rarely …

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Iconic Stillorgan toy store soars with plans for the next generation

Stillorgan Nimble Fingers is stepping up ambitions with plans to redevelop its site across from the South Dublin Village Shopping Center. The toy store, which opened in 1962, is currently housed in a two-story building on Old Dublin Road, opposite the Stillorgan Village shopping center, now owned by Kennedy Wilson. …

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Old Burton Toy Store Building Kit for New Use

An old Burton toy store is “under offer” just eight months after it goes on the market. Midco Toymaster moved from its High Street store in April this year to a larger store in The Octagon Mall in the city. His High Street building was subsequently listed for sale or …

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The incredible Yorkshire Dales toy store which is an Aladdin’s cave for tractor-mad kids

If you are looking to shop for beautiful, bespoke toy tractors while still receiving a firm Yorkshire welcome, then there is only one place that will do. Hillside Toys is located in the heart of Ingleton, a small village on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. While the village is …

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Belfast toy store owner warns to ‘start Christmas shopping early’ due to supply chain issues

A Belfast toy store owner has warned people to start Christmas shopping earlier this year as supply chain issues mean families could end up running out. Craig Stafford of Seventh Dimension and MK Toys and Books on the Belmont Road spoke about the issues facing stores across Northern Ireland due …

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Preparations are being finalized for Marion County Toy Shop, donations are still needed

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Volunteers gathered at the Marion County Election Center to finalize preparations for the Marion County Toy Store on Tuesday. The toy store offers hundreds of parents free toys to give their children at Christmas. Last year, the store helped more than 700 children to get toys. Nearly …

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Vintage toy store to open in Milton | Local news

MILTON – Gary Hinkle will never forget the first movie he saw in theaters. “I was 5 years old, 1993,” he recalls. “My mom took me to see my first movie in the theaters, ‘Jurassic Park’… I was hooked. I was always a kid dinosaur. As he stood in front …

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Volunteers start shopping for the Marion County Christmas Toy Shop

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Volunteers stock up on toys for the Marion County Christmas Toy Store. Each year, parents in Marion County can complete an application to receive free toys for their children through their school. In previous years, parents could pick their children’s toys, but due to COVID-19, this will …

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Spock visits Rushden Toy Store for Star Trek Playmobil launch

Long life and prosperity! Mr. Spock with Will Osborne A pointy-eared alien has been spotted in Rushden High Street and all tricorder readings show it’s Jim’s life, but not as we know it as a Vulcan space explorer has landed in the town with the rest of the alien. ‘crew. …

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Wroxham toy store reports increased demand

A toy store in North Norfolk has tripled its sales compared to the same period two years ago as locals start their Christmas shopping earlier than usual. Roys of Wroxham, which has department stores in Norfolk and Suffolk, reported increased demand for their toy store in Hoveton. Paul Roy, director …

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Christmas: Beccles Toy Shop warns it has stock issues

Posted: 13:28 October 21, 2021 An owner of an independent toy store in Suffolk said “he was having a hard time with the stock” before Christmas. Dan Lovett, boss of Toy Box at Beccles, said, “Business has been good this year, but we are struggling with inventory. “Suppliers can’t guarantee …

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Marion County Christmas Toy Shop Receives First Toy Donation | Local News

FAIRMONT – It doesn’t take much to change a Christmas for the better. The Marion County Christmas Toy Store changes Christmas to the best gift at a time. The all-volunteer program received a van full of new and gently used toys on Wednesday to help ease the burden on struggling …

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The UK’s first sex toy store for people with cancer has opened

A sex toy store created by and for people with cancer has opened in the UK, and it is the first of its kind. Providing a much-needed space for current and former cancer patients, the Sex With Cancer online store sells products and pleasure kits specially designed for cancer survivors …

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Aldi Specialbuy toy store hit by delivery delays as parents rush to buy Christmas presents

The TOYS due to go on sale today at Aldi have been hit by delays caused by supply chain issues. Over 60 Specialbuy items are not available as expected, including the popular range of wooden toys from the supermarket. 2 Aldi shoppers won’t find some toys for sale in stores …

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Toy store reports pre-holiday delivery difficulties – Action News Jax

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – If you’ve been shopping lately, you may have noticed empty shelves. And if you’ve ordered furniture online, you might find that it takes months to get delivered to your home. This is because the products are stuck in shipping containers off the coast of California, thanks to …

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Toy store warns to ‘buy now’ to avoid Christmas disappointment and higher prices

A toy store owner has warned consumers to “buy now” to avoid Christmas disappointment, fearing that lingering supply chain problems could lead to higher prices and empty shelves. Robert Gliddon, the owner of Gliddons Toy Shop in Sidmouth Devon, said there will be shortages and price hikes this Christmas. He …

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Toy store warns parents to buy gifts ahead of shortages and price hikes

A toy store owner has warned consumers to “buy now” to avoid Christmas disappointment, fearing lingering supply chain problems could lead to higher prices and empty shelves. Robert Gliddon, the owner of Gliddons Toy Shop in Sidmouth, Devon, said there would be shortages and price hikes this Christmas. He said: …

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Two people arrested for theft from online toy store

3 pictures | See the slideshow › The stolen toys seized from one of the suspects Ti Gong Stolen toys seized from suspects. Chen Huizhi / SHINE Stolen toys seized from suspects. Chen Huizhi / SHINE Two men have been arrested for allegedly stealing from an online toy store by …

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Christmas Toy Shop locks its calendar for the holiday season | Local News

FAIRMONT – The Marion County Christmas toy store is ready for another year of helping kids after learning from last year’s successes. Toy store organizers and volunteers met at the school board’s central office on Wednesday to discuss goals for the coming months and make their plans for distributing this …

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Businessmen from Stockton and Middlesbrough open new toy store

TWO entrepreneurial brothers traded selling beds and mattresses and hugged their inner child and opened a new toy store. Enterprising brothers Paul and Michael Johnson have bounced back from Covid with a new toy store to delight Teesside children and the young at heart. They spent six months working on …

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Make molten metal art with Behind the Embers • Hi-lo

When it comes to metal, Derek Franklin is, let’s face it, a bit of a devotee. The Long Beach local and Cal State Long Beach alumnus was 14 when he was introduced to the family business, Aerotec Alloys, a Norwalk metalworking company that makes parts and other equipment for little …

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A visit to Early to Bed, a sex toy store in Andersonville celebrating its 20th anniversary

Searah Deysach does not rush to customers who enter her shop. She likes to give them time. “We find that if you approach someone immediately, they shut down,” she said. So she waits before asking, “Do you need help finding something?” Do you have any questions?” They often do. Early …

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Toy industry grapples with supply chain issues ahead of busy holiday shopping season

Ahead of the Paw Patrol movie release this summer, Toys “R” Us Canada and toy maker Spin Master Corp. have done something rarely seen before in the toy industry. They airlifted Liberty toys – the latest member of the animated search and rescue team – from China to Canada to …

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discover the retailer’s range of wooden toys

Aldi has brought its online toy store back and it’s the perfect place to find bargains for your little ones ahead of the holiday season. The toy store is now open daily with prices starting at £2.99 to give parents a head start at Christmas – but keep in mind …

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What was your favorite toy store in Norfolk?

Over the years, Norfolk has been a haven for any child in search of the latest toys, with a plethora of large independent toy stores across the county. From old favorites like Kerrison’s and Langley’s to new additions like Hamley’s, Norfolk still has some great options for buying everything from …

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The Donegal toy store has a bottle to make you dream! – Daily Donegal

A toy store in Donegal Town has proven it has the “bottle” to make an elderly lady’s dream come true. Frances Brady was recently heartbroken when a 70-year-old toy doll she owns was in an accident. The doll is the pride and joy of Frances and she takes great pleasure …

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Hull’s ‘geeky’ dad realizes his dream of opening his own toy store

An East Hull man’s long-held ambition to open his own toy store has come to fruition. Self-proclaimed “geek” Gavin Rosenquest started Toys ‘n’ Stuff with his wife, Julianne, after pinning all their hopes and plunging their hard-earned life savings into the business. Click here for all the latest shopping news …

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Popular toy store The Entertainer opens in Swansea Quadrant in time for Christmas

Entertainer toy store will open its first branch in Swansea. The store is slated to open on Saturday October 2, and he says he has planned an exciting first day. As one of the UK’s leading toy retailers, the store has a huge range of children’s toys, including brands such …

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Adult sex toys market to experience exceptional growth in the period 2021-2026

Along with the impact of Covid-19 on the adult sex toy market, the business intelligence report details the competitive outlook, with information on product offerings from major vendors. The research literature on the adult sex toys market systematically studies how this industry vertical works and the course it will take …

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Edinburgh toy store owner fears supplies won’t arrive in time for Christmas

An Edinburgh toy store owner has raised concerns that some popular toys may not arrive in time for Christmas. Donald Nairn, who runs Toys Galore at Morningside, said a shortage of truck drivers and supply chain issues had put some popular toys at risk. He told the BBC broadcaster: “At …

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Let’s take over the toy industry

Last Sunday, as we were walking through the market with my son, we came across a cute toy store with a wide variety of colorful toys on display. There were guns, dolls, stuffed animals, plastic Avengers, maces, swords, and a horde of other play items safe enough to spark any …

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Langleys Norwich toy store sees worker retire after 50 years

Since the age of 15, Linda Ashwood has been the smiling face of the historic Norwich Langleys toy store. But after 51 years with the company, Ashwood announced her retirement, with colleagues calling the news “bittersweet.” Ms Ashwood, 66, said: “I remember about a week after we started working at …

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Popular Burton toy store strengthens in first few months into new home

The magic of visiting a toy store has certainly rubbed off on the people of Burton, as they flocked to Midco Toymaster in its first three months based at its new largest store in town. Midco opened in new, larger premises in The Octagon Mall in April when shoppers lined …

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Hamleys, the world’s oldest and largest toy store, to open branch in Aberdeen

Hamleys, the world’s oldest and largest toy store, to open branch in Aberdeen Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” …

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Pop-up toy store open for the last weekend July 16-18

The Creative Play with 2 Paper Sisters pop-up toy store’s final weekend is Friday-Sunday, July 16-18. Store hours are 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tanger Outlets has been a gracious host and everyone has been extremely supportive. For this final …

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Couple who run online sex toy store make sales a month after wife’s TV debut

Former nurse who runs an online ‘husband and wife sex toy store’ revealed how her TV debut alongside Davina McCall showing ways to improve sex for menopausal viewers sparked a month of activity in just two hours. Dubbed the ‘queen of lube’ on social media, sexual health and pleasure expert …

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Liverpool ONE store Hamleys toy store closes after less than a year

A popular Liverpool ONE store has closed after less than a year as it prepares to relocate. The world-famous Hamleys toy store opened on Paradise Street in September 2020 and has proven extremely popular with families ever since. The Liverpool ONE store has now closed, leaving no traces – but …

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Couple who run online sex toy store achieve month of sales hours after wife’s TV debut

A former nurse who runs an online ‘husband and wife sex toy store’ has revealed how her TV debut alongside Davina McCall showing ways to improve sex for postmenopausal viewers sparked a month of activity in just two hours. Dubbed the ‘queen of lube’ on social media, sexual health and …

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Cheers! The ambitious Fraserburgh pub toy store buyout

Cheers! The ambitious Fraserburgh pub toy store buyout Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google A Google …

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Tributes to beloved grandfather Arnold, 97, who ran a toy store

Arnold Evans, a retired businessman from Holmes Chapel, died at Macclesfield Hospital after suffering a heart attack aged 97. The former journalist, who changed jobs mid-life, owned The Carousel toy store in Holmes Chapel, Carousel Sports in Sandbach, Leisure Times and Rascals and children’s clothing store in Church Walk, Holmes …

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Toy store loses nearly £ 3,000 in merchandise after fraudulent sale

The owners of a toy store in Oxfordshire are warning other businesses to be on their guard after cloned debit cards were used to purchase nearly £ 3,000 of merchandise. The incident happened at Toy Planet in Wantage last week. Police are currently investigating, but the store fears it won’t …

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LadBaby closes Hamleys toy store for son’s third birthday

LadBaby gave his son the ultimate surprise for his third birthday: he closed the Hamleys toy store. Last year, Mark Ian Hoyle, also known as LadBaby, built Legoland in the back garden for his son Kobe’s birthday after a planned trip to the theme park was canceled due to restrictions. …

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Fire in a toy store in Chala

Panic reigned in the Chala market on Monday evening after a fire broke out at a wholesale toy store. Although there were no casualties, firefighters and police were kept going for about two hours. The fire was noticed around 5:15 p.m. at the Mahadev Toy Shop, near the Sree Padmanabha …

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Hidden magical toy store in North Yorkshire where only 45 people live

For over 30 years the Metcalfe family has lived in a constant state of recreation. Their toy store, Adventure Toys, is an independent store that has become a phenomenon for enthusiastic families and their children under the most unlikely of circumstances. The toy store was established in 1989 on the …

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Spotlight on Retail | Imagine Toy Shop: “Sometimes instead of waiting for customers, you have to go out and get them” – ToyNews

Wwith a bright green car used for make free deliveries up to an hour away or to get to local fairs where it settles, Maggie Tibbenham To has become a staple of the local community, while its toy store has become a central feature of the village center of Holmfirth. …

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The Sensory Toy Shop | “SEN toys deserve a presence on the High Street. And we provide that. – ToyNews

A recently opened toy store in the north of England outlined its plans to become a ‘center for Merseyside families’ by providing toys, products and resources for SEN children.The Sensory Toy Shop is an independent and inclusive toy store located in Wirral which, having opened on the day of the …

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Wirral toy store inspired by a ‘priceless’ moment

The owners of an inclusive toy store in Wirral were inspired by a poignant and priceless moment. Leanne and Adam Eaton opened Sensory Toy Shop on Mill Lane in Wallasey when the lockdown was eased last month. Responding to a wide variety of children’s needs, the couple say they hope …

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Queen Awards Sex Toy Store Lovehoney For ‘Outstanding Continued Growth’

Way of life May 1, 2021 12:24 a.m.3 minute read Queen Elizabeth II has given sex toy store Lovehoney the Royal Seal of Approval. Photo/Getty Images Sex toy retailer Lovehoney has been recognized by Queen Elizabeth with a prestigious corporate award. The UK-based adult store, which also operates in New …

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An old toy store in Hinckley turned into a Viking-themed tattoo parlor

An old toy store in Hinckley has been turned into a Viking-themed tattoo parlour. Engaged couple Steve Sinner and Kirsty Hydon have taken over what was once Hubbard’s Regent Street toy closet to create the Black Helm. Steve, 30, has been a tattoo artist for six years and ran a …

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Opening of a specialized toy store in Wallasey

A specialty toy store in Wallasey opened to customers after the lockdown restrictions eased last week. Along with many other businesses, Sensory Toy Shop was unable to operate during the lockdown, but has since opened to the public. The store sells a “Toys Like Me” line of dolls and stuffed …

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Get a clue at Mr Pepper’s Toy Shop, a new escape room in a warehouse in St Peters

For the past five years, the team behind Newtown’s escape room company, The Cipher Room, has “locked” volunteer attendees in its three King Street themed rooms (the doors are not locked for security reasons. , that symbolic), presenting trapped players with a series of enigmatic clues to facilitate their escape. …

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Independent toy store in Doncaster shares enthusiasm for reopening as it welcomes customers again

April 12 marks the lifting of many restrictions across England. Hairdressers, pubs and restaurants across the country will be buzzing with activity. Non-essential retail stores will also be a prime attraction for many who have gone months without shopping in person. Register now to our daily newsletter The newsletter i …

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Take a tour of the new Midco toy store in Burton

A Burton toy store moved to a brand new, bigger store in town and we had a chance to take a look around ahead of the big opening day. Midco Toymaster opens in The Octagon Mall on Monday April 12, after leaving High Street. The former Evans clothing store is …

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“Acche Din” for the Varanasi wooden toy industry is mentioned in Prime Minister Modi’s “Mann Ki Baat”

ANI | Update: 09 Apr 2021 10:04 AM STI Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 9 (ANI): Varanasi’s wooden toy industry experiences ‘Acche Din’ as sales increase after Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned the industry on his monthly radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in September of last year.Varanasi, Prime Minister Modi’s …

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In this toy store, the kids are finally coming back

Irene Kesselman runs Ali Cat Toys in Carrboro, North Carolina. My Easter retail season has been great. We were up last month for the first time in several months. We have probably made over 50 Easter baskets. There are a lot of stuffed bunnies, bunnies and lambs, but we also …

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The Cipher Room: Mr. Pepper’s Toy Store

The incredibly exciting new game from the team at Cipher Room has raised the bar for local escape room challenges. It’s the first room in the new premises of Cipher Room, a warehouse in St Peters down the road from their three-game location in Newtown, and the concept is a …

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India’s first sex toy store in Goa closes its shutters after panchayat objected to “such activities”

India’s first sex toy store which was opened with great fanfare in Goa last month has been forced to close after the local panchayat raised objections to “such activities”. India’s first sex toy store, Kama Gizmos, has closed in Goa. (Image: Pixabay) India’s first sex toy store which was opened …

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Bangor toy store’s decision to remove swastika stickers from display window hosted by daughter of Holocaust survivor

The daughter of a Holocaust survivor says she is “grateful” that a Co Down toy owner listened to public appeals and removed stickers displaying the swastika from the store window. Bangor town center rumton toy store had displayed the symbols as part of an exhibition of toy models depicting the …

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Mother shocked by Nazi swastika sticker in Bangor toy store window

A mother who complained about a Nazi swastika sticker on a toy store window was told by the owner to “avoid” it if she was offended. The sticker was part of a new display at the Crumtons toy store in central Bangor, County Down, which featured models of the Afrika …

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Burton toy store moves as owner mourns mother’s death

A Burton toy store that has been part of town for 19 years is moving to a new home. Midco Toymaster is moving from its High Street base to a new, larger store in the city’s The Octagon Mall and it is hoped that the new premises will be ready …

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New world record – Tokyo capsule toy store will have more machines in one location than anywhere else

City of the sun set to shine even more with the opening of Bandai Namco’s Gashapon department store. Much of the fun of Japan capsule toys is the pure variety offered. Each individual machine contains several variations on a single theme, and there is an incredibly wide range of toys …

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