Job losses at Dominoes Toys

Dominoes Toys on Leicester's High Street has gone into administration.

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  1. Phil Brewster

Toy shop facing closure after 30 years - full report

Staff at a Leicester toy shop that is facing closure after suffering heavy financial losses, have spoken of their shock that the 30-year-old store could close for good.

Only two years ago Dominoes Toys was named the UK's best independent toy shop. Now it's gone into administration and more than half the staff have been made redundant.

A retail analyst says small stores need to do more to create a unique shopping experience if they are to survive in a world dominated by the supermarkets and internet. Phil Brewster reports.

  1. Phil Brewster

Staff made redundant as Dominoes Toys goes into administration

Dominoes Toys in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

Dominoes Toys on Leicester's High Street has gone into administration. The shop which was founded 30 years ago, has suffered heavy financial losses over the past few years.

It has also been the victim of intense competition from the Internet and supermarket rivals.

More than half of the staff have been made redundant. The business has now been put up for sale.

The shop was founded 30 years ago Credit: ITV News Central

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