The Entertainer suspends all in-store toy demos and character visits amid coronavirus pandemic

The family run toy store chain, The Entertainer has temporarily stopped in-store toy demonstrations and costume character visits in its own measures agains the continued spread of COVID-19.

The news has emerged as high street retailers and shopping centres begin to implement safety measures across the UK, including in Norwich’s Castle Quarter where community areas have been closed.

Within the centre, The Entertainer has moved to cap numbers by suspending its in-store character visits and toy demonstrations. The action has been implemented across all of The Entertainer’s outlets.

The action has been announced via The Entertainer’s online platform.

“Unfortunately our character visits and toy demonstrations will be postponed until further notice,” read the statement. “We’re extremely sorry for any disappointment this may cause.”

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