Walmart kicks off its first-ever Toy Week

BENTONVILLE, AR., 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart is gearing up for the 2015 holiday season by kicking off its first-ever Toy Week with a sneak peek at some of the top toys for the holidays as chosen by kids. The retailer’s Toy Week reveals some of the biggest holiday trends and comes in front […]

Toys“R”Us® releases the 2015 Toys“R”Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids®

The World’s Greatest Toy Store™ Honors Its Longstanding Commitment to the Special Needs Community by Providing #ToysForAll WAYNE, NJ, 2015-8-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced the release of the 2015 Toys“R”Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids®, an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. This annual, […]

Moose Toys announces nationwide Shopkins™ Swap-kins for fans across the country to gather at their local Toys“R”Us® store to swap characters

Shopkins Swap-kins Parties Gather Fans Across the U.S. at Toys“R”Us® Stores Nationwide on Saturday, August 15 LOS ANGELES, Calif., 2015-8-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Moose Toys, one of the fastest growing toy companies in the U.S., announces the first-ever nationwide Shopkins™ Swap-kins experience for fans across the country to gather at their local Toys“R”Us® store to […]

Toys“R”Us® becomes the first retailer to debut toys based on DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming DINOTRUX this fall

This October, The World’s Greatest Toy Store™ Will Serve as the First Destination For Kids to Find Mechazoic Era-Inspired Playsets, Vehicles and More; Pre-order Begins on Toysrus.com Friday, August 14 WAYNE, NJ, 2015-8-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® will be the first retailer to debut toys this fall based on DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming Netflix® original series, DINOTRUX. […]

Toy brand Chad Valley has Christmas covered with a raft of toys and gifts available exclusively at Argos

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-8-4— /EPR Retail News/ — From babies to toddlers and pre-tweens, much-loved toy brand Chad Valley has Christmas covered with a raft of toys and gifts to make 25 December the most fun and interactive yet. Shopping for presents for little ones is easy and convenient as all Chad Valley products are […]

Toys“R”Us® shows support for Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games by volunteering at the 10-day event

Company Volunteers Celebrate Young Athletes as They Experience #MyFirstSportsMoment WAYNE, NJ, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games underway, Toys“R”Us®employees throughout the greater Los Angeles, CA area are proudly showing their support by volunteering at the 10-day event. Company volunteers are on hand to encourage and cheer on the littlest […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. to bring its U.S. e-commerce operations in-house and build new platform for Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com and FAO.com

Transformed Websites for Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com and FAO.com Expected to Launch by the End of Summer 2016 WAYNE, NJ, 2015-7-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced plans to bring its U.S. e-commerce operations in-house, including building and managing a new platform for Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com and FAO.com. The company expects to launch its own online platform […]

Toys“R”Us® celebrates the fifth anniversary of private label Journey Girls® brand with an updated collection of crafted fashions and detailed accessories

On-Trend and Stylish Fashions Tailored to an All-New Italian Adventure Coming Soon to Company’s Successful Private Label Doll Line Wayne, NJ, 2015-7-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced that it is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its award-winning*, private label Journey Girls® brand with an updated collection of artfully crafted fashions and highly detailed accessories. […]

Huge variety of licensed Star Wars merchandise available at walmart on September 4

Bentonville, Ark., 2015-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — “Walmart is counting down to ‘Force Friday’ on September 4, where customers, fans and collectors from across the galaxy can come to Walmart to be among the first to get their hands on an all new assortment of Star Wars merchandise. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on September […]

Nintendo’s Dark Pit amiibo exclusively available at Best Buy starting July 31

SEATTLE, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — To say Nintendo’s amiibo are popular would be quite the understatement. The $12.99 interactive figures have captivated gamers and collectors alike, and everyone seems to have a favorite character. Come July 31, the Dark Pit amiibo will be released, and he can only be found at your local Best Buy store. You […]

Toys“R”Us revealed its lineup of exclusive figures and playthings that will be available at the highly anticipated Comic Convention in San Diego next month

In Celebration of Highly Anticipated Con, Company Introduces “Collector Vector,” a New Destination Dedicated to Products for the Mature Collector Community, in All Stores Nationwide and Online at Toysrus.com Wayne, NJ, 2015-6-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us today revealed its […]

Argos unveils list of the most anticipated toys for 2015 dominated by characters from the big and small screen

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The most hotly anticipated toys for 2015 have been unveiled today in a list dominated by characters from the big and small screen. From Sing-A-Long Elsa, star of the mega hit Frozen, to an interactive Tracy Island from the newly re-mastered Thunderbirds, and Tumbling Stuart toy inspired […]

Toys“R”Us completes its new distribution center in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France

State-of-the-Art Distribution Center Combines Three Previous Fulfillment Facilities, Plus New Headquarters for Toys“R”Us, France, into All-Encompassing Support Complex WAYNE, NJ, 2015-6-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the completion of its new distribution center in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France to support the company’s rapidly expanding e-commerce business throughout the country and in select sections of Europe. […]

Toys“R”Us Q1 2015 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call scheduled for 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-6-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. is pleased to announce that its first quarter 2015 Lenders and Note Investors Conference Call to discuss the financial results of Toys“R”Us, Inc., Toys“R”Us – Delaware, Inc., and Toys“R”Us Property Company II, LLC has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Participation in […]

David A. Brandon to succeed Antonio Urcelay as Chairman and CEO Toys“R”Us, Inc.

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today announced the appointment of David A. Brandon, a highly accomplished leader of global businesses, as Chairman and CEO, effective July 1, succeeding Antonio Urcelay, who will retire from the company. Brandon, 63, has deep experience in growing […]

Toys“R”Us launches its fifth consecutive fundraising campaign to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation™, May 30 – July 31

Company Hosts Nationwide In-Store Fundraising and Social Media Awareness Program to Help Find a Cure for Pediatric Cancer Wayne, NJ, 2015-5-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the launch of its fifth consecutive fundraising campaign to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation™(ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Beginning this […]

Babies“R”Us® to continue its commitment to honor families of US armed forces by hosting baby showers for America’s military moms through 2016

Company Continues Support by Hosting Baby Showers for America’s Military Moms Through 2016 Wayne, NJ, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Babies“R”Us® today announced that it will continue its commitment to honor families of the United States armed forces through a collaboration with Operation Shower, an organization that hosts baby showers for military moms-to-be as they experience […]

Nickelodeon’s Blaze and the Monster Machines™ toys now available exclusively at Toys“R”Us®

Company Revs its Engines to Serve as the First Destination to Offer the Highly Anticipated Line of Vehicles, Die-Cast and Plush from Fisher-Price Wayne, NJ, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Straight from Axle City to Toys“R”Us® comes an all-new assortment of toys from Fisher-Price based on the hit Nickelodeon preschool show, Blaze and the Monster Machines™. […]

Toys“R”Us: The 30th Anniversary of Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Gala raised $4.6 million

Among the Largest Single-Night Fundraising Events in New York City, the Annual Benefit Draws Support from Toy and Baby Products Industry Leaders, Generating Nearly $115 Million Since its Inception; Special Evening Showcases the Work of the Fund’s Signature Partners, Including Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation™, Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Operation Shower and Special Olympics, Among […]

Toys“R”Us: Get SECRET WARS: ARMOR WARS #1/2 as a FREE Gift with purchase as part of the Company’s Immersive Marvel’s Avengers: The Age of Ultron Retail Program

Beginning May 3, Toys“R”Us Customers Can Receive SECRET WARS: ARMOR WARS #1/2 as a FREE Gift with Purchase as Part of the Company’s Immersive Marvel’s Avengers: The Age of Ultron Retail Program New York, NY, 2015-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — This May, the most anticipated comic event of the year will officially unleash as Marvel […]

Toys“R”Us® brings customers to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of the epic Star Wars saga

The Star Wars Saga Begins in the U.S. with an In-Store Event, VIP Sweepstakes and Hundreds of Products for Fans and Collectors of All Ages WAYNE, NJ, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® stores worldwide and Toysrus.com are set to bring customers to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of the […]

Toys“R”Us® announces that its in-stores campaign across the U.S. to benefit Special Olympics raised more than $2 million

Company’s U.S. Shoppers Pledged Significant Support through In-Store and Online Fundraising to Help Ensure Youth of All Abilities Can Experience #MyFirstSportsMoment; Customer Donations Combined with Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Grants Totaling Nearly $4 Million Aid Special Olympics World Games and Global Growth of Young Athletes™ Program; 100-Day Countdown to 2015 Special Olympics World Games Begins Today […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. provides an update on its strategy to improve the company’s operational performance

Leadership Team Outlines Next Phase of Company’s Strategic Plan, Focusing on Further Transforming the Customer Experience, Optimizing e-Commerce, Growing Internationally and Leveraging Its Global Scale to Drive Category Leadership and Differentiation; Company Plans to Take an Aggressive Approach to Right-Sizing the Cost Structure of the Business and Designing a More Streamlined, Efficient Organization WAYNE, NJ, 2015-3-26 […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. names Reg McLay as Senior Vice President, Babies“R”Us Business effective March 30

WAYNE, NJ, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that it has named Reg McLay as Senior Vice President, Babies“R”Us Business, effective Monday, March 30. In this role, Mr. McLay will lead the Babies“R”Us merchandising team in the U.S. in driving product innovation, as well as differentiation in services and offerings across its […]

The complete Chad Valley range is available exclusively at Argos stores or online

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Music-loving children inspired by this week’s star-studded music event The Brits, can mimic their favourite artists and winners with a range of musical toys from leading toy manufacturer Chad Valley. For those wanting to be the next Ed Sheeran, the Chad Valley Sing Along Keyboard not only […]

Toys“R”Us® announced its 10th “Great Trade-In” event from January 23 through February 21

Highly Anticipated Event Returns to Babies“R”Us® and Toys“R”Us® Stores Nationwide from Friday, January 23 through Saturday, February 21 to Provide Shoppers the Opportunity to Remove Recalled or Outdated Baby Products from Homes; More Than 1.1 Million Used and Potentially Unsafe Products Removed from the Marketplace Since the Program’s Inception WAYNE, NJ, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

Toys“R”Us: Everyday Health’s WhatToExpect.com announced the winners of its second annual “Moms Love-It” Awards

New York, NY, 2015-1-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sharing the know-how of moms, WhatToExpect.com, the digital home for the world’s best-known pregnancy and parenting brand published by Everyday Health, Inc., today announced the winners of its second annual “Moms Love-It” Awards, honoring 40 of the best products for baby registries, as chosen by experienced moms […]

Toys“R”Us® to celebrate 11 days of savings at Toysrus.com beginning November 26 and continuing through Cyber Week

Beginning Wednesday, November 26 through Saturday, December 6, Online Shoppers Will Find New Deals Every Day, Along with Enhanced Services and Free Shipping Offers, Making Toysrus.com the Easy One-Stop Shop for All Gifting Needs WAYNE, NJ, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced it will celebrate 11 days of savings at Toysrus.com beginning Wednesday, November 26 […]

Toys“R”Us® announces its Thanksgiving Weekend plans to serve up hundreds of hot deals and doorbusters

Rewards“R”Us® Members Receive Exclusive Opportunity to Beat the Crowds and Shop 100-Plus Items at Black Friday Prices at Toys“R”Us Stores and Toysrus.com Beginning Sunday, November 23 WAYNE, NJ, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced its Thanksgiving Weekend plans to serve up hundreds of hot deals and doorbusters on the season’s most sought-after playthings, totaling more […]

Argos research reveals that festive British family traditions around Christmas are still firmly alive

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-11-7— /EPR Retail News/ — Generations of children have grown up anticipating the excitement of seeing what Santa has left in their stockings or under the tree. Happily, fresh research out this morning from the UK’s number one toy retailer, Argos, has revealed that festive family traditions around Christmas are still firmly alive. […]