Toys“R”Us® becomes the first retailer to bring Lightseekers to all of its stores nationwide

Line of Smart Figures, Trading Cards and More Available First at Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide Starting, Saturday, July 1 Pre-sale to Begin Online at Toysrus.com on Monday, April 17 OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — TOMY International, the master toy licensee for Lightseekers, announced today (February 18, 2017) that the world’s leading dedicated toy […]

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Parents who want to style their children in the latest street style and fashion trends can now do so thanks to Mini Trend

CHICAGO, IL, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Launched this month, Mini Trend (www.shopminitrend.com) is an exclusive online boutique that offers its own line of children’s apparel and accessories as well as trendy clothing, shoes, and accessories from fashion retailers around the world. Current products include birthday party dresses, gladiator sandals, off-the-shoulder tops, and more. […]

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Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need

Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need   ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 5,000 Chick-fil-A® restaurant franchise owners, home office employees and their spouses packed a record-breaking one million meals for food-insecure children while gathered at the company’s annual conference in […]

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Walgreens and PeopleForBikes launch unique road cycling journeys in support of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign

Road Cycling Experience to Benefit Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign to End Child Poverty DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and PeopleForBikes have joined together to introduce “Ride On for Red Nose Day,” two four-day professional-grade road cycling experiences that will begin April 30 to help support Red Nose Day’s mission to […]

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Amazon Original Kids Series, Pete the Cat and Costume Quest to debut at Prime Video

Brand-new children’s series will become available exclusively on Prime Video SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Feb. 13, 2017) announced it has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Series, Pete the Cat, based on the award-winning book series, and Costume Quest, from the popular video games. Amazon’s new children’s series come from talented […]

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L.O.L Surprise! now available at Argos stores

L.O.L Surprise! now available at Argos stores   Milton Keynes, UK, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The very latest craze in kids’ collectibles, L.O.L Surprise! comes to the UK’s number one toy store this week. Inspired by the unboxing phenomenon, the ‘Lil Outrageous Littles’ feature seven different layers for children to unwrap, each containing a […]

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Tops Friendly Markets announces the return of Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to bring back Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program for the entire month of February. Now through February 28, those registered […]

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SPAR to run SPARK kids Athletics Park during 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on 3-5 March

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — As principle sponsor of the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on 3-5 March, SPAR will once again be working with the Female Coaching Network (FCN) to run the SPARK kids Athletics Park (SPARK). SPARK was first launched at the 2010 European Athletics Championships and has since developed […]

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EROSKI entrega 45.500€ a 13 asociaciones de ayuda a la infancia, obtenidos gracias a la solidaridad de sus clientes

EROSKI entrega 45.500€ a 13 asociaciones de ayuda a la infancia, obtenidos gracias a la solidaridad de sus clientes   La campaña “Mide sonrisas”, que se ha llevado a cabo por quinto año consecutivo durante el período navideño, ha logrado una gran aceptación por parte de los clientes de EROSKI ELORRIO,España, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail […]

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Chipotle Mexican Grill expands its Chipotle Reading Rewards program

Chipotle motivates young readers with reading rewards, incentivizing book smarts with delicious food DENVER, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today  (Feb. 8, 2017) the expansion of the Chipotle Reading Rewards program, which rewards young readers with free Chipotle kid’s meals for reaching their reading goals. “We understand the importance […]

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Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program now open for applications

Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program now open for applications   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer team members and their children will once again have a chance to receive up to $10,000 to further their college education with the Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program, a competitive scholarship administered by Grand […]

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The Wawa Foundation donates $100,000 to Winnie Palmer Hospital for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Wawa Foundation Donates $100,000 for New Transport Incubator Orlando, FL, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wawa Foundation has awarded Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies a $100,000 grant for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Supporting The Wawa Foundation’s health-focused giving initiative, the grant funds will purchase a new incubator used to […]

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Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition

Ten Drawings Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World for IKEA’s third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition   Children 12 and Under Were Invited to Co-Create New Toy Collection; Ten Drawings Have Been Selected from 70,000 Submissions Around the World – Including One from the U.S. – for New Collection Available November 2017 CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, […]

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Toys“R”Us appoints Cornell Boggs as its EVP and General Counsel

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (February 7, 2017) announced the hiring of Cornell Boggs as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective February 15, 2017. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Mr. Boggs joins Toys“R”Us from […]

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Amazon announces the fourth season of Gold Parents’ Choice Award-winning original kids series, Annedroids on Prime Video, March 3

From Creator J.J. Johnson (Dino Dan), the new season of Annedroids, a series which garnered 10 Daytime Emmy Award nominations and a Gold Parents’ Choice Award in 2016, continues to inspire children to be curious and learn by showcasing STEM curriculum SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Feb. 3, 2017) announced that the fourth season […]

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30 years of partnership: Toys“R”Us remains as K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers largest retail contributor to its charities

Specialty Toy and Baby Products Retailer Brings Playtime, Learning and Basic Necessities to Millions of Children Through Partnership with K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers® Wayne, NJ, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are 15 million children living in poverty in the U.S. – 50 percent of which are not reading at grade-level by the fourth grade. That […]

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Toys“R”Us supports impoverished families with $100M donation over the past 30 years

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are 15 million children living in poverty in the U.S. lacking basic necessities like food, clothes and diapers; but also deprived of important play opportunities that help foster critical emotional, physical and cognitive development. Studies have shown, kids who live below the poverty line are more likely […]

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Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more

Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more   London, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Skipping meals (19%) and cutting out food groups (43%) are both factors which 11-14 year olds believe can contribute towards leading a healthy lifestyle. In addition, when looking at how […]

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The Gymboree Corporation: Mark Breitbard to assume role of Chairman of the Board of Directors; will step down as CEO

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Gymboree Corporation (“Gymboree” or the “Company”), today (January 26, 2017) announced that Mark Breitbard will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors effective February 1, 2017, and will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer, once a successor has been appointed. “I have given […]

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The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and the PGA of America to bring the game of golf to underprivileged youth

ORLANDO, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and the PGA of America announced today (JANUARY 25, 2017) a partnership to bring the game of golf to thousands of underprivileged youth across the country through scholarships to PGA Junior League Golf. Over the next three years, The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation will […]

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H&M Foundation campaign raised $3.3 million to support UNHCR’s work to provide education for refugee children

A global campaign by non-profit H&M Foundation has generated $3.3 million to support UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in its work to provide education for refugee children. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Launched in November 2016, the campaign aimed to help refugee children get the school supplies they need to go to […]

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GameStop raised more than $2.4 million during its 2016 holiday fundraising campaign for Make-A-Wish®

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the 2016 holiday season, GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, invited its customers and associates to be game changers by raising money and awareness for Make-A-Wish®. More than $2.4 million was raised through the fundraising […]

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Office Depot and Austin Independent School District to develop an innovative entrepreneurship classroom at Crockett High School

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today (January 17, 2017 ) announced an expanded partnership with Austin Independent School District (AISD). The company recently worked with the district to develop an innovative entrepreneurship classroom at Crockett High School, located in Austin, […]

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Sheetz for the Kidz raised a record-breaking $580,000 during its annual December 2016 campaign

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz for the Kidz is proud to announce that it raised more than $580,000 during its annual December campaign through customer donations.  This is a record for the Sheetz employee-run charity that exceeds last year’s campaign fundraising total by more than $60,000. Sheetz for the Kidz is a […]

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Toys“R”Us®’s campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation raised $5.4 million and collected 550,000 toys

Annual Fundraiser Guaranteed a Visit from Santa for Millions of Children in Need this Holiday Season Wayne, NJ, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced that its nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation raised more than $5.4 million and collected a record-breaking 550,000 toys – ensuring a very Merry […]

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Babies“R”Us hosts its popular Great Trade-In: Gear and Furniture Event through February 20

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — January 16, 2017 by Jessica Offerjost. I have one toddler. And for that one toddler, we’ve amassed SEVEN car seats, SIX strollers and FOUR play yards to be exact. Am I a hoarder? Maybe. But there’s my car, my husband’s, our house, the grandparents’ cars and homes…and so […]

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Rite Aid Foundation welcomes 219 new nonprofit organizations into its KidCents program

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation is welcoming 219 new nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the health and wellness of children into its KidCents program. Selected by Rite Aid associates and representative of the communities served by Rite Aid, each new charity will receive a $5,000 KidCents grant […]

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with personalized gifts from Build-A-Bear Workshop

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with personalized gifts from Build-A-Bear Workshop   Celebrate Someone Special and Support a Heartfelt Campaign for Save the Children ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Love is in the air at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends. New thoughtful gift ideas—from scented furry […]

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Louis Vuitton to host its first #MAKEAPROMISE day to raise funds for UNICEF’s humanitarian work

Louis Vuitton to host its first #MAKEAPROMISE day to raise funds for UNICEF’s humanitarian work   Paris, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — One year after the launch of its global partnership with UNICEF, Louis Vuitton is organizing its first #MAKEAPROMISE day today (JANUARY 12, 2017) to raise funds for children in urgent need. Louis Vuitton […]

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Barnes & Noble’s 2016 Holiday Book Drive collected more than 1.6 million books to benefit children through local charities

Increase of Nearly 100,000 Books on Last Year’s Total NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today ( January 10, 2017) announced that it collected more than 1.6 million books during […]

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