Ginette McGee launches Nutcracker Toys

Published on: 15th June 2020

The former Toytown Seaford owner has unveiled a new online toy operation.

After a brief hiatus, popular independent toy retailer Ginette Mcgee is back in the toy business. Ginette has over a decade’s worth of toy experience, having run a chain of stores in Sussex. Her first store, Toytown, opened in 2009. The business expanded over the years to three stores, winning a Toy Retailer of the Year award in 2015. The stores gained a reputation for friendly, knowledgeable staff who were passionate about the range of toys on offer. Unfortunately, due to the cost of massive repairs required on the Seaford store, it was forced to close last year.

A post on Facebook over the weekend announced Ginette’s return to toy retailing, stating: “Something I’ve kept under the radar, but can’t keep quiet any longer….the news is out, the toys are back in town! From little acorns – lots more to be added over the next few months.”

The online store will offer a carefully selected range of quality timeless toys, games and puzzles, sourced from trusted, passionate and responsible toy makers including Ravensburger, The Puppet Company and Artstraws.

Nutcracker Toys aims to replicate the personal service that Toytown was renowned for, and according to a message on the new website, Ginette also hopes to announce a new High Street location in the not too distant future.

The website can be viewed here.


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