Pop-up toy store opens store in Norton Commons

A pop-up toy store in Norton Commons now has a more permanent home. Jughead & Bean’s is a specialist toy store selling toys, stories and treats for children up to 13 years old. The shop opened last summer in the North Village Market cottages in Norton Commons. In early March, owner Justin Cooper opened the business in a brick-and-mortar store on Meeting Street. He said starting in the cottages helped him test his dream. to open a toy store. “We found out what sold, what didn’t, we got asked a lot of questions, do you have this, that,” Cooper said. “So we were able to really customize what we were ordering based on what the neighborhood wanted.” Cooper said his store was not like shopping for toys at big box stores. They focus on the experience. “We want kids to come in, play with things, we have an example of almost all of our toys to demonstrate,” Cooper said. “We want you to come in, try the offside stuff to see if you like it.” Inside the shop you’ll find fidget toys, stuffed animals, dress-up clothing, outdoor toys, classics, books and candy. Jughead and Bean’s also does gift wrap and ships gifts. gift boxes. To learn more, click here.

A pop-up toy store in Norton Commons now has a more permanent home.

Jughead & Bean’s is a specialty toy store that sells toys, stories and treats for children up to 13 years old. The shop opened last summer in the North Village Market cottages in Norton Commons.

In early March, owner Justin Cooper opened the business in a brick-and-mortar location on Meeting Street.

He said starting out in the cottages helped test his dream of opening a toy store.

“We found out what sold, what didn’t, we got asked a lot of questions, do you have this, that,” Cooper said. “So we were able to really customize what we ordered based on what the neighborhood wanted.”

Cooper said his store was not like shopping for toys at big box stores. They are centered on the experience.

“We want kids to come in, play with things, we have an example of almost all of our toys to demonstrate,” Cooper said. “We want you to come in, try things on to see if you like it.”

Inside the store, you’ll find toys, stuffed animals, costumes, outdoor toys, classics, books, and candy.

Jughead and Bean’s also does gift wrap and ships gift boxes.

To learn more, click here.