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Sharing the story of independent retailers is something that Gift Shop® Plus loves to do. We recently sent out a request for independent toy retailers to share their stories and this feature takes a look... more »
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Gift Shop Plus seeks Share Your Story submissions

Gift Shop Plus seeks Share Your Story submissions from independently owned toy stores or retailers who have a large offering of toys and games. "We'd like to learn more about the amazing and creatively unique... more »

Independent Toy Stores Find Comfortable Niche

North Canton, OH - A train zips past towering blue and black skyscrapers, around colorful storefronts, family homes and an ornate cathedral. And on a busy side street, citizens wait for traffic alongside a two-story-tall... more »

Red Balloon Toy Shop Celebrates 12 Months Trading in West Kirby

West Kirby, UK - After bringing West Kirby to a standstill Red Balloon Toy Shop was opened by BBC Cbeebies presenter Alex in May 2013.The only independent toy shop in Wirral has been trading successfully... more »

New Toy Shop Opens in Ross-on-Wye

Ross-on-Wye, UK - A MAN is doing his bit by keeping the high street alive in Ross-on-Wye by opening a new independent toy shop.Giles Mason has set up Toy Box in Broad Street which replaces... more »

Toy Story Tells How High Street is Changing

Melton, UK - Last November, James Colclough celebrated four years trading at 7 King Street in Melton as the independent toy shop Melton Toys.He saw a niche in the market following the closure of much... more »

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