The famous New York toy store featured in Tom Hanks’ film opens in Dublin
Arnotts added a famous New York toy store to its Henry Street department store.
FAO Schwarz opened its doors in the department store today. 40 jobs were created on the new area of 6,000 square meters.
The toy store gained worldwide fame after starring in Tom Hanks’ movie Big.
The store became famous after the legendary piano scene in the movie.
Jenny Erwin von Arnotts said the Dublin store will have a piano that customers can dance on.
She added, “We have the iconic clock that is part of FAO history. And it puts on a show every hour and sings a little song.
“So there is a lot to keep your eyes on.”
Jan-Eric Kloth, COO of FAO Schwarz’s parent company, said in May when the store opening was announced, “Arnotts is an iconic retail brand that brings amazing experiences and theater to its customers, so this was the perfect place for us.” Be.
“We are excited to have such a creative and innovative team as a partner for Arnott’s Store.
“FAO Schwarz at Arnotts promises to be a larger-than-life adventure that will stimulate the imagination in all of us.”