Toy retailer opens in Corbin throughout pandemic
CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) – A brand new toy retailer, Toy Store, is now open in Corbin.
“We even have Pokémon playing cards, so we love collectible card video games… board video games. Something you may think about. If we do not have it right here, we’ll get it right here, ”mentioned proprietor Tonya Ridener.
Like a typical toy retailer, the toy retailer gives all kinds of toys. Nonetheless, the shop’s stock additionally consists of toys for kids with sensory impairments.
“Kids with sensory wants, they work together in a different way with their toys. So more often than not with toys it is extra about consolation. So they could not play with them like a typical baby, ”mentioned Angel Henderson, enterprise accomplice.
The shop began out as an internet enterprise, however opening up house owners throughout a pandemic required cautious thought.
“We have truly had this within the planning for in all probability a 12 months and a half. Then when all of it has occurred, it is only a bump within the street. That is all it was and after this 12 months we’re like fantastic, I believe it is about time, ”mentioned Ridener.
Ridener says the pandemic has truly helped gross sales.
“When everybody began to get caught in the home and locked up and nobody was going out, the net gross sales went rather well, however you find yourself attending to that time the place you miss the conversations from individual to individual. particular person, head to head, ”she mentioned.
Whereas the pandemic has proved troublesome for small companies, the shop will convey progress to the city of Corbin.
“Our slogan round Corbin is that we’re Corbin. All the pieces we put in place will come again. We would like our kids to remain right here. So we now have all these new companies on Primary Avenue and now we’re on Primary Avenue, ”mentioned Henderson.
For extra info, the store will be discovered on Fb at “The Toy Store” and the store is open Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm
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