Toys“R”Us kicks off holiday shopping season with discounts on hundreds of toy and baby products this Sunday

Toys“R”Us kicks off holiday shopping season with discounts on hundreds of toy and baby products this Sunday   WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Deal seekers get ready: This Sunday, Toys“R”Us® will once again kick-off the holiday shopping season with discounts on hundreds of toy and baby products. Even better? There’s no membership […]

Amazon offers a sneak peek of its plans for Black Friday deals

Black Friday will feature more than 30 Deals of the Day and thousands of Lightning Deals across 30 categories Save up to 35% on Melissa & Doug toys and furniture; Premium brand 40-inch smart TV only $279.99; Echo Dot only $29.99 – the lowest price ever! Shop deals from small businesses and entrepreneurs, including startups in the Amazon […]

Bartell Drugs to host its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive

SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive. The toy drive will run November 12 through December 9 at 65 of Bartell’s locations in […]

Toys“R”Us offers bargain hunters 30 straight hours of shopping from 5pm on Thanksgiving through 11pm on Black Friday

Season’s Most Buzzed About Toy Retailer Cements Itself as the Destination for Play This Holiday Season, Offering Bargain Hunters Guidance, Convenience and Deals on the Toys Topping Every Kids’ Wish List WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For deal seekers looking to get an early start on holiday shopping (and walk off their […]

Meijer expands home delivery service to include season’s hottest gifts and toys and thousands of other items

Meijer expands home delivery service to include season’s hottest gifts and toys and thousands of other items   Retailer’s home delivery service expands to include toys, wrapping paper, Christmas decorations and thousands of other items GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is gearing up for the holidays by adding thousands of general merchandise […]

Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign

Action-ready Argos elves pull out all the stops to help Santa deliver gifts in record time LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retailer Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign, breaking tonight with high profile spots during ITV’s Emmerdale and Channel 4’s Gogglebox. The 60 second TV commercial will transport millions of viewers to a magical Argos distribution […]

Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® announce special military discount from November 4-11

Retailer Celebrates Military Families Nationwide with Special In-Store Savings, Partnership with Select Naval Exchange Stores and More WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each year the nation pauses to thank our country’s Military members for the numerous sacrifices they and their loved ones make throughout the year. While there are no words or dollars […]

Meijer to donate up to $400,000 to children’s gift-giving programs through its Buy a Toy, Share the Joy program

Meijer to donate up to $400,000 to children’s gift-giving programs through its Buy a Toy, Share the Joy program   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Meijer is donating a portion of customer purchases made in the toy department, up to $400,000, to children’s gift-giving programs throughout […]

Meijer unveils its Top Toys of the season

Meijer unveils its Top Toys of the season   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is kicking off the holidays with its Top Toys of the season, continuing the retailer’s tradition of being a destination for families. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer’s picks represent the hottest national brands like Nerf, Hot […]

IKEA launches new in-store play experiences and events; 2017 SAGOSKATT soft toy sales to benefit Save the Children

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new global Play Report, released today (November 2, 2017) by IKEA, finds that people around the world believe play is undervalued in modern day life. That’s why IKEA and the IKEA Foundation are putting play at the heart of this year’s Let’s Play for Change campaign and encouraging […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop unveils a very merry collection of gifts and furry friends to celebrate the holidays

Build-A-Bear Workshop unveils a very merry collection of gifts and furry friends to celebrate the holidays   ST. LOUIS, 2017-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ —  “The Fun Before Christmas” has already begun at Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends, as today ( Nov. 1, 2017)  Build-A-Bear Workshop unveils a very merry collection […]

Amazon kicks off the holiday shopping season with the opening of its Black Friday Deals Store

Customers will find better deals than ever before on the hottest gifts in toys, electronics, home goods and more, the best in holiday entertaining essentials including kitchen items and decor, and even wardrobe must haves All Amazon customers can choose from more than one hundred million items that are eligible for free shipping this holiday Starting on November […]

Barnes & Noble unveils its exclusive assortment of books, toys & games, gifts for the holiday season

Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide Gearing up for the Holiday Season with Exclusive Assortment of Books, Toys & Games, Gifts and More The Company Makes Gifting Effortless with Its Holiday Gift Guide and Unique Online Tools Including SmartGift and Book Graph™ Barnes & Noble Once Again Encourages Customers to Join in the Holiday Book Drive […]

Toys“R”Us® introduces Play Chaser its new, free-to-play, augmented reality (AR) app

Playtime Is On as The Company’s Free-to-Play AR App Rolls Out to Stores Nationwide  WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From championing unstructured play for kids of all ages, to making its stores more than just a place to shop with Play Labs, Toys“R”Us® is continuing its mission to set play free with the introduction […]

JCPenney adds LEGO building bricks and playsets in its toy shops just in time for the holidays

Retailer identifies the hottest gifts on Santa’s list, quadruples toy count at JCPenney.com PLANO, Texas, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The countdown to Christmas is on and JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is helping Santa check off the best gifts on his list, starting with childhood-favorite LEGO® toys. Beginning in November, JCPenney will offer LEGO building bricks and […]

Toys“R”Us® releases holiday catalog Ultimate Guide to Play

Wayne, NJ, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Black Friday is only a little more than a month away, but the deals are starting even sooner. Loyal Toys“R”Us® shoppers can expect to find copies of this year’s highly-anticipated holiday catalog, The Ultimate Guide to Play – in homes beginning Thursday, October 19 and in newspapers […]

Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund donates $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to support children and families – which includes serving as champions of play for kids of all ages – today (October 16, 2017) the Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys“R”Us, Inc., announced it has donated $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program […]

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide   Cuddly Company Kicks Off Countdown to 20th Birthday on October 27 with 20,000-bear Donation and Announcement of a New Charitable Giving Focus ST. LOUIS, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of the company’s 20th Birthday, Build-A-Bear today (Oct. 10, 2017) […]

Tesco predicts L.O.L Surprise Ball to top kids’ Christmas wish lists

Tesco predicts L.O.L Surprise Ball to top kids’ Christmas wish lists   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A mega version of this year’s most popular toy has just gone on sale and is predicted by Tesco toy experts to top many kids’ Christmas wish lists. Since being launched in March […]

Toys“R”U now hiring for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution centers across the country

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As sleigh bells start to ring in the distance, Toys“R”Us®, a company focused on inspiring kids to play and grow, is seeking Team Members who are ready to become holiday heroes. Today, the company announced that it is now accepting job applications for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution […]

Argos launches its latest Star Wars™ toy range

Leading toy retailer, Argos, has celebrated the launch of its latest Star Wars™ toy range by sending the iconic BB8 into space, to a galaxy far, far away….  LONDON, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gliding 37,260m above Earth, BB8 was launched into the stratosphere to return top secret Imperial data to the Resistance, helping the good in […]

Kmart unveils its annual Fab 15 List of toys for the 2017 holiday season

Part of the Brand’s $1 Down Layaway Program, Kmart Reveals the Season’s Hottest Toys HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Everyone knows that sometimes the best gift of all during the holidays is knowing exactly what gift to buy others. To make gift-giving more ridiculously awesome than ever this year, Kmart today […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petitions in U.S. and Intends to Seek Protection under CCAA in Canada

Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us Stores and Web Stores across the World are Open and Continuing to Provide World-Class Experiences for Customers Restructuring Process Expected to Enhance Financial Flexibility for Investments in Growth Initiatives Company Receives Commitment of Over $3.0 Billion in Debtor-in-Possession Financing to Support Operations WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. (“the Company”) today […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop celebrates National Teddy Bear Day

Survey Commissioned by Build-A-Bear Workshop Reveals Adults Hold on to Stuffed Animals for Decades ST. LOUIS, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — In anticipation of National Teddy Bear Day on September 9, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination for creating customized furry friends, today announced results from a survey that revealed more than half of American adults still have […]

Argos launches new collection of toys inspired by the upcoming new release, Star Wars™: The Last Jedi

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading toy retailer, Argos, is celebrating today’s Force Friday II by launching a new 13-strong range of toys and collectables inspired by the upcoming new release, Star Wars™: The Last Jedi. Available in-store and online now, the new collection includes wearable ‘Force Link’ technology that activates character phrases and […]

Babies“R”Us® to educate families about baby safety this September

Portion of Proceeds From All Car Seats Sold at Babies”R”Us in September to Benefit Safe Kids Worldwide Wayne, NJ, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first big “test” of parenthood is often not even the birth, but the drive home from the hospital. That moment when a parent realizes they’re going home, alone, with […]

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console   London, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eager Xbox fans can place pre-orders for the hotly anticipated new Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console on argos.co.uk from today (22 August 2017), the retailer has announced. Fans now have […]

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. completes previously announced review of strategic alternatives

Board Adopts Share Repurchase Program of up to $20 Million ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) today (-Aug. 21, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has completed its previously announced review of strategic alternatives. After an extensive analysis and careful consideration of a broad range of strategic alternatives by the […]

Brand new My Little Pony range launches at Argos

Brand new My Little Pony range launches at Argos   Milton, Keynes, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brand new My Little Pony range launches ahead of My Little Pony: The Movie Top picks include mermaid-like ‘Twinkle the Seapony’, ‘Princess Twilight Sparkle and Spike the Dragon Friendship Set’ and the ‘Canterlot and Seaquestria Castle’. Prices range […]

Toys“R”Us® to open a temporary store in Knickerbocker Building, Broadway for the holiday season

Company Announces Return to Times Square with Temporary Holiday Shop Wayne, NJ, 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — After a nearly two-year absence, Toys“R”Us® today (August 10, 2017) announced that it is returning to Times Square in response to customer demand. The company will open a temporary 35,000 square-foot store located at 1466 Broadway (at the corner […]