Toy joy for new store

THE chain that runs Wigan’s new toy superstore has been voted the best in its sector.

Smyths, which launched at Robin Park towards the end of last year, beating retail giants Tesco, Asda, and Toys ‘R’ Us to the coveted title of Toy Retailer of the Year.

The event at the Banqueting House, London, recognises excellence across the country, and Smyths Toys Superstores was credited for its “dedication to great customer service, knowledgeable staff, well laid out stores and fantastic product variety.”

There were more celebations when the company was also landed the Best Multiple Retailer of the Year.

Wigan store manager Thomas McMahon said: “We are overwhelmed with the outcome of the evening and to be officially recognised for excellence by our industry peers.

“Our team of staff here at this store, has been working extremely hard to achieve great service for customers and we would like to thank everyone in the area for supporting us since we opened.”