There have been rumours flying around for a couple of months, but we now have confirmation that LEGO are opening a bricks-and-mortar store in Toronto, their 2nd store in Canada. No news on the opening date, but based on previous store openings, it will likely be around June 2011.
The job advert for the manager for the new store can be found here.
"Store Managers need to have the following to succeed:
At least three years of management experience in a high volume, multi-unit, specialty retail environment."
"Assistant Store Managers need to have the following to succeed:
-At least two years of management experience in a high volume, multi-unit, specialty retail environment."
"Brick Specialists must have the following to succeed:
-A very outgoing, enthusiastic personality passion for the LEGO brand.
-At least 18 years of age and with a high school diploma.
-A full year of retail experience is preferred."
UPDATE - an interesting addendum to this ... the graphics at the beginning of the 2010 Annual Review & 2010 Annual Progress documents show a third store in Canada; in addition to the Toronto & Calgary stores, there is a another store location marked, seemingly to the north west of Calgary. It's not quite in the right place for Edmonton, but it's difficult to be sure given how basic the maps are ... interesting :-)
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