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Another one bites the dust
« on: July 03, 2018, 15:19:53 »

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/8709141-turtle-pond-toys-closing-dundas-location-after-20-years/

Turtle Pond Toys closing Dundas location after 20 years

The pair, who lived in Dundas but moved to Jordan about a decade ago, have slowly been shuttering their five stores over the last several years. They headed into this year with three shops remaining after previously closing Funnybone in Westdale and Turtle Pond Toys in Waterloo.

The St. Catharines store closed in January, followed by the one in Niagara Falls over Easter.

This weekend, the lease is up on the Dundas shop — the couple's first location.

Saturday — the final day — is expected to be busy with shoppers taking advantage of discounts (the store's fixtures are for sale, too.)

I didn't even know they had 5 stores..
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Re: Another one bites the dust
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2018, 08:56:21 »
This is very sad indeed  :(
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Re: Another one bites the dust
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2018, 09:33:39 »
Sad, the loss of independent and specialist high street stores. It's happening here in the UK too, with many town centres boasting charity shops, £1 shops and Building Society branches as the main attractions.....
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