The Weersinks didn’t know a lot about toy retailing other than what they’d learned when shopping for their own kids. But that didn’t stop the Midland, Ontario-couple from purchasing the town’s well-known Minds Alive! store when it came up for sale.
When Toys & Games last profiled the Burlington, Ontario retailer in 2008, Nic and his wife Karen were operating their business out of a cramped 1,127-square-foot storefront in a strip mall. Two years later, after a move to a more spacious storefront in nearby Oakville, business is booming.
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