Toy & Hobby Stores


On March 15, 2018, Toys“R”Us announced plans to shut down its operations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. All Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us locations have started liquidation sales effective Friday, March 23. We are pursuing what is called a “going concern” reorganization and a sale process to find buyers that will continue to run our Canadian […]

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Tandy Leather

Tandy Leather has built a business turning hides into a cash cow. The company makes, distributes, and sells leather goods and related products, such as leatherworking tools, buckles and belt supplies, leather dyes, saddle and tack hardware, do-it-yourself craft kits, suede lace, and fringe. Its Retail Leathercraft unit, which generates more than 50% of sales,

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Learning Express

For kids (and parents) who want to get on board the educational entertainment train, Learning Express is the first stop. The specialty toy store franchiser has more than 100 locations in about 25 states. It sell toys for every age group with a focus on educational items. Major brands include Alex Toys (craft kits), Calico

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Build-A-Bear Workshop

The Build-A-Bear Workshop covers the “bear” necessities and much more. Located mainly in malls, the company’s stores allow kids to design their own teddy bears and other stuffed animals complete with clothing (formal wear to western wear), shoes (including Skechers), and a barrage of accessories (eyewear, cell phones, and the like). Customers can build bears

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GameStop Corp., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game and consumer electronics retailer. GameStop operates over 5,800 stores across 14 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes; Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication; and ThinkGeek,, the premier retailer for

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Dick Blick Art Materials

Blick Art Materials is the largest provider of art supplies in the United States. Founded in 1911, Blick’s longevity and industry leadership are the result of consistently providing our customers with superior value, an unmatched selection of products, and outstanding service. To deliver on these goals, we are determined to recruit, train, develop, and retain

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