Mookie Toys' Terry Aarons retires after 57 years in toy trade

Aarons announces retirement at the age of 73; lunch held in his honour celebrates long-standing career.
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Mookie Toys' national account manager Terry Aarons has retired from the firm.

Aarons, aged 73, spent 57 years in the toy trade. He has enjoyed a career that has has seen him head the sales teams at Alltrades, Cowan de Groot, Titan Toys and Mookie Toys.

Aarons commented: "At the age of 73, I am taking early retirement."

At a farewell lunch held in his honour, Terry's efforts with Mookie were celebrated in a speech from Mookie Orr, MD of Mookie Toys.

Orr said: "Terry could sell ice-cream to Eskimos. He will without a doubt be missed by his fellow sales men, who could always rely on his 'pearls of wisdom' when any customer problems arose, not least his comical anecdotes to accompany them."

A statement released from Mookie announcing the retirement signed off wishing Aarons 'all the best in the future.'

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