Build-A-Bear Workshop and Saban Brands announce Power Rangers Collection

Power Rangers Collection Now Available at buildabear.com, buildabear.co.uk and in U.S., Canada and U.K. Build-A-Bear Workshop Stores ST. LOUIS, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends, and Saban Brands, creator of the 24-year Power Rangers franchise, today unveiled two new Make-Your-Own Power Rangers […]

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The Children’s Place announces new $250 million share repurchase program and 100% increase in its quarterly dividend

SECAUCUS, N.J., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Place, Inc.(Nasdaq:PLCE), the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new $250 million share repurchase program and has increased the Company’s quarterly dividend to $0.40 per share from $0.20 per share. Jane Elfers, President and Chief […]

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Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide   WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gamers, rejoice! This Friday, March 3, Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch, will hit shelves at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide – no preorder required! A combination home console and handheld, Switch delivers an entirely new way to play whenever […]

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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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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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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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Build-A-Bear Workshop to host quarterly investor conference call on February 16

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), today (Feb. 2, 2017) announced that the Company will report results for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 ended December 31, 2016, on Thursday, February 16, 2017, prior to the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company […]

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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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Toys“R”Us announces the appointment of PepsiCo veteran, Carla Hassan as EVP, Global Chief Marketing Officer

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (January 23, 2017) announced that PepsiCo veteran, Carla Hassan will join the company as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, effective February 20, 2017. She will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Ms. Hassan […]

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Build-A-Bear Workshop celebrates 20 years in 2017 with monthly Parties on the 20th and Make-Your-Own 20th Birthday Celebration Bear

Build-A-Bear Workshop celebrates 20 years in 2017 with monthly Parties on the 20th and Make-Your-Own 20th Birthday Celebration Bear   Retailer unveils commemorative bear and thanks Guests for 20 years with lots of heartfelt fun ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), an interactive destination for creating personalized furry friends, is celebrating […]

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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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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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NACS conducted toy and food collection drives for Volunteer Alexandria’s Community Toy Drive (Virginia) and DC Central Kitchen

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) conducted toy and food collection drives to help two local community groups: Volunteer Alexandria’s Community Toy Drive (Virginia) and DC Central Kitchen. NACS staff purchased 120 toys for the Alexandria Community Toy Drive, which will be distributed to children in […]

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Toys“R”Us® announces 39 straight hours of shopping from 6am on Friday, December 23 through 9pm Christmas Eve

Wayne, NJ, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Santa is preparing his workshop, and many gift-givers are checking wish lists twice, Toys“R”Us® announced that its stores nationwide will open their doors for 39 straight hours of shopping. Beginning at 6 am on Friday, December 23, continuing through 9 pm Christmas Eve* ensuring that all […]

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Barnes & Noble offers the best in class educational toys and games selection for the 2016 holiday season

New York, NY, 2016-Dec-15 — /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 (December 13, 2016) released its top educational toys and games list for the 2016 holiday season (www.bn.com/topholidaytoyslist). Barnes & Noble has all the […]

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Toys“R”Us appoints Matthew Finigan as its new Treasurer

Wayne, NJ, 2016-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today (December 9, 2016) announced that Chetan Bhandari, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Toys“R”Us, Inc. will be departing the company, effective December 13, to pursue a new opportunity. “Chetan joined the Toys“R”Us team in 2014 to help the company address refinancing challenges with near-term debt maturities. He successfully […]

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Build-A-Bear Workshop named one of the Best Workplaces for Diversity for the second consecutive year

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second consecutive year, Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE: BBW)—an interactive destination where guests can make their own personalized furry friends­—is one of the Best Workplaces for Diversity, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. Build-A-Bear Workshop ranked No. 8 on the […]

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Argos’ Furby Connect Parents Survival Guide and Furbish Dictionary available to download

Parents’ guide created for Furby Connect Furbish dictionary available for owners to brush up on the lingo Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Still going strong after almost a decade in the toy business, the latest Furby – Furby Connect – is the cleverest one yet. Lauded by many as one of the […]

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Toys“R”Us, Inc. reports 3Q 2016 earnings

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Details for the Toys“R”Us, Inc. third quarter 2016 earnings conference call are provided below. On the call, the company’s leadership team will discuss the financial results of Toys“R”Us, Inc. and Toys“R”Us – Delaware, Inc. at 2:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Participation in this call […]

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DreamLand presents the largest Saint Nicholas drawing ever with the help of 10,000 children

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys specialist DreamLand gave Saint Nicholas the largest drawing ever. In November, more than 10,000 children digitally coloured a 10 metres wide and 6 metres high mosaic. Yesterday, the drawing was handed over to Saint Nicholas during one of the VTM KZOOM weekends at Plopsaland De Panne. More […]

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Starbucks announces the return of Bearista Bears

Starbucks announces the return of Bearista Bears   Seattle, 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Back in 1997, Starbucks quietly stocked a new gift item on its shelves. It was a small, plush bear the color of honey, dressed as a barista with a tiny green apron. This very first Bearista Bear created a sensation among Starbucks […]

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Make someone’s Christmas magical with personalised letter from Santa

Elfie Begins the Annual Countdown to Christmas; Order Soon Before It’s Too Late! LONDON, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The countdown to Christmas is once again speeding along at record pace, meaning now’s the time to get those perfect gifts prepped and readied. Over at Elfie, the world’s premier provider of enchanting Christmas messages directly […]

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Toys“R”Us® kicks off Cyber Week on Saturday, November 26

Retailer Kicks Off Cyber Week Earlier than Ever, Offering Week-Long Savings, Daily Surprise Offers Online and, for the First Time Ever, In-Store Deals on Cyber Monday WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers can prepare for a hefty second helping of savings after the deals and discounts Toys“R”Us® is dishing out this Thanksgiving Weekend. […]

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Toys“R”Us® offers exclusive access to the hottest Thanksgiving Weekend deals to its Rewards“R”Us members from Sunday, November 20

Company’s Loyalty Members to Receive Early Access to More than 100 Deals Beginning Sunday, November 20 Before Hundreds of Additional Discounts are Released Online at 9 pm EST on Wednesday, November 23 WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today (November 15, 2016) revealed that its most loyal customers – the 18-plus million Rewards“R”Us […]

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Price Chopper and Market 32 kick off 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign and Holiday Toy Drive

Schenectady, NY, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper and Market 32’s Check Out Hunger, a campaign that raises dollars and food donations for regional food banks and their affiliated kitchens and pantries and the annual Holiday Toy Drive kicked off this past weekend and will run for four weeks through Saturday, December 10. “Price […]

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Toys“R”Us adds St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® to its charitable causes in this season of giving

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holiday season is all about showing thanks and embracing the spirit of giving. And with that, Toys“R”Us® is joining St. Jude in its Thanks and Giving® campaign through a financial commitment from the Toys”R”Us Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with the company, to St. Jude Children’s Research […]

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