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Tons of Toys | Family Owned Toy Stores Succeed by Focusing on Customers

Chris Brinkofski, an owner at Tons of Toys, says that the secret to his company's success is its team, customer service, and responsiveness. With locations in Wyckoff, Bernardsville, Madison, and Westwood, Tons of Toys has flourished for nearly 30 years while many other brick and mortar toy stores have struggled.

Year Established: 1989
Type of Business: Retail Stores
Website: www.tonsoftoys.com

Locations:
315 Franklin Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481
140 Westwood Ave, Westwood, NJ 07675
64 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940
1 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Local ties: Tons of Toys was started by Robin and Jerry Maietta in 1989 in Wyckoff NJ.  After graduating from Drew University in 2004, their son, Ken Maietta, took over the business. Business partner Chris Brinkofski has worked at Tons of Toys for many years and manages the store in Madison.

Social causes: When you shop at Tons of Toys you support your community.  The company donates to local schools, churches, synagogues, and many other fundraising organizations.

About Chris:

Quirky Stat: I love to snowboard and have gone all over the world to do it!
Best moment as a business owner: When families tell me that TONS OF TOYS is their favorite store EVER!!!
Best advice ever received:
To carry EVERYTHING and BE OPEN ALL THE TIME!!!
Favorite activity in New Jersey:
Visiting all of our state's great restaurants.

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