Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Buying Toys Child's Play

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Buying Toys Child's Play

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Shakira Sellen

shakira.sellen@dailymercury.com.au

WHEN it comes to toy shopping, making a decision can be a headache.

But retail stores across Mackay have been working hard to ease the pain as they prepare for their annual July toy sales.

Big W's Giant Toy Spectacular will begin tomorrow.

Mackay mother Julie Buckley said she'd already started looking at toys for Christmas presents.

C[pounds sterling]I've looked online already,C[yen] Ms Buckley said.

C[pounds sterling]I'm trying to get ideas for Christmas.

C[pounds sterling]At the moment I've been looking at gifts for the girls' cousins.C[yen]

Ms Buckley said toys weren't the only gift options she was considering.

C[pounds sterling]I'm thinking about clothes as presents as well,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]I've been looking at construction-type toys for the boys.

C[pounds sterling]I come into the shops or shop online.

C[pounds sterling]It just depends what's easiest at the time. …

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