A recent national story about small business struggles by NBC News featured West Side Kids, a long-time UWS toy store located at 498 Amsterdam Avenue at 84th Street. Owner Jenny Bergman told NBC that business is down nearly 60% and that she’s trying to hang on.
In late 2019, West Side Kids teamed up with another kid-centric UWS business: Stationery and Toy World at 125 West 72nd Street. Bergman and Donna Schofeld, Stationery and Toy World’s owner, partnered to boost the sales at each store, referring customers back and forth.
With more and more small businesses closing, two of our favorite UWS toy stores have teamed up to try to boost sales. pic.twitter.com/JYSTzDJ2QI
— I Love The Upper West Side (@iLoveTheUWS) December 23, 2019
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