The Entertainer opens new store in Haywards Heath

UK multi-channel retailer, The Entertainer is preparing to open a new store in The Orchards Shopping Centre in Haywards Heath.

The new 2,800 sqft store in West Sussex is the latest move in the growing independent retailer’s plans to open a swathe of stores across the country this year.

The store’s official opening is scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd during which children from the local charity Chesnut Tree House, will take part in a trolley dash – a two minute dash around the store in which they try to fill their trolley with as many toys as possible.

Nicola Bird, centre manager of Orchards Shopping Centre, said: “I am overjoyed the Entertainer will be coming to our centre next month. It will be such an asset to the Orchards as well as Haywards Heath. I have shopped in its stores or many years, it has such exciting products along with fantastic customer service, it is sure to be a winner.”

Gary Grant, managing director and founder of The Entertainer, added: “After experiencing such soli growth across the UK, we are pleased to announce he opening of the Haywards Heath store.

“The Orchards shopping centre continues to offer a strong retail position for our store as it attracts large numbers of family shoppers who are demanding more toy shopping choice on the high street and within shopping centres.

“We look forward to bringing joy and wonder to the children of West Sussex.”

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