Playthings closing

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Playthings closing

Postby Shorty » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:15 pm

Online stores claim another victim.

Playthings toy store at Hilldale to close
https://madison.com/wsj/business/playth ... c5720.html

"One of Madison’s last independently owned toy stores is closing. Nancy Nigl, who founded Playthings in 1986, said she is closing her store at Hilldale Shopping Center."

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Re: Playthings closing

Postby Henry Vilas » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:17 am

Now where will you get your toys?

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Re: Playthings closing

Postby Shorty » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:03 am

Is that an attempt at an insult? Why do you need to insult other posters? Did you have a bad Christmas?

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Re: Playthings closing

Postby Henry Vilas » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:22 am

Your purpose of starting this thread with late breaking news was...?

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Re: Playthings closing

Postby Ned Flanders » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:35 pm

I thought it was a strip club.

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Re: Playthings closing

Postby Beard » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:07 am

I've bought things from all of their different Hilldale locations throughout the years. It was a fun store but I am not surprised to see them close, online selection and pricing are hard to compete with.

The last few times that I was in there the customers seemed to be mostly well off grandparents that didn't care that the same thing could be ordered for 1/2 price online. That's a fairly small customer base.


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