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Toys R Us files for bankruptcy in US and Canada image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of September 2017 07:35:56 AM
. Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after running up $5bn (£3. ...
Crisis in Toyland: how the shift online places our childhood favourites in peril image
....Some of Toytown’s favourite characters are in trouble. The news that Toys R Us, the world’s biggest toy retailer, could be facing bankruptcy followed hot on the heels of the announcement from Lego, the world’s most profitable toy manufacturer, that the first half of this year had seen it suffer the first fall in global sales for more than a decade. ...
Fidget spinners and Fingerlings help toy firm buck downward market trend image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 8th of September 2017 05:16:14 PM
....The squeeze on the toy industry came to the fore this week after Danish toymaker Lego announced it was cutting 1,400 jobs after suffering its first drop in sales in more than a decade. In the US it was reported that Toys R Us has hired a team of lawyers to come up with a plan to deal with its $5bn (£3. ...
Airport duty-free prices not always cheapest, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:00:29 AM
....Despite a common assumption that airport shopping will cut out VAT, shoppers could save £21 by buying a 100ml bottle of Eternity for Men eau de toilette on Amazon for £25 rather than at Birmingham World Duty Free for £46. The Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon was £20 cheaper at Toys R Us online than at Gatwick South World Duty Free. ...
Dangerous business: what to do if a product you use has been recalled image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 11:42:14 AM
.... The chimes were sold between January and October 2016. Toys R Us True Heroes bow and arrow setThe toy seller has had to recall this set after it was found that the suction cups detach easily from the arrows. ...
The 10 lies ​about Black Friday's consumerist circle of hell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:00:27 AM
.... “The ‘modern’ [is] the time of hell,” wrote Walter Benjamin, the brains behind the Frankfurt School operation, in his critique of consumer capitalism, The Arcades Project. He wasn’t writing about Saturday at 5pm in Toys R Us, but he could have been. ...
Top toys for Christmas 2016: where to find the best deals in-store and online image
.... It’s perfect for drunken dinner parties, apparently. Cheapest in-store price: Out of stock at Toys R Us, Argos, Smyths, The Entertainer, Tesco, John Lewis and Asda. ...
UK toy sales 'to surge to record £3.3bn' despite economic uncertainty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 03:14:12 PM
....Linzi Walker, the chief toy buyer for Argos, said the retailer was working closely with its suppliers across the world to try to avoid price rises at this stage. The TRA’s DreamToys list is drawn up by a panel of leading toy retailers in the UK including Argos, Boots, Selfridges, Smyths Toys, the Entertainer, TK Maxx and Toys R Us. ...
Peppa Pig on track to be $2bn brand after making splash in US and Asia image
....Sales have taken off in the US, the world’s biggest toy market, since the company struck a breakthrough deal to get Peppa into WalMart stores nationwide for the first time from January last year. While the UK remains Peppa’s biggest market, the US saw 400% growth in royalty revenues and 275% growth in retail sales, with particularly strong sales in Toys R Us. ...
Hula-Hoop lessons and woodcarvers? You won’t find that on the high street image
.... “My brother and I were allowed to choose a Star Wars figure every week when they went to the wholesaler. ” The shop closed in the 80s when Toys R Us arrived, but Belsham says: “It gave me an insight into the highs and lows of running a small business. ...
Pink for girls, blue for boys: share your pictures of gender stereotypes in toys image
....As pressure grows from consumers and campaign groups, such as Let Toys Be Toys, retailers are changing. Last month, for example, Toys R Us dropped the gender filter from its UK website. ...
Paw Patrol: no job is too big for parents on the trail of this Christmas must-have toy image
....Is Paw Patrol this year’s Cabbage Patch Kids? Stores across Britain are reporting a desperate shortage of Patroller vehicles and Lookout playsets from the hit under-5s animated TV series, with some parents paying double or triple the normal price to sellers in China that still have stock and will ship to Britain in time for Christmas. “I have searched and searched! I’ve rung every Toys R Us, Smyths, The Entertainer, and checked absolutely everywhere online. ...
Biggest shopping day of the year gets underway - live image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 26th of November 2015 10:00:33 PM
.... In America major stores have been offering discounts on Thanksgiving, a day ahead of Black Friday. In New York City there was a queue of around 200 people at Toys R Us in Times Square. ...
End of boys and girls products at Toys R Us as it rebrands items 'gender-free' image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 23rd of November 2015 06:30:00 PM
....It comes after protests that labels put girls off interests, such as trains, lego or construction sets, and discouraged boys from playing with dolls. Let Toys Be Toys has campaigned for Toys R Us marketing to be gender neutral for two years and celebrated the latest move by the giant. ...
The top 12 toys for Christmas – and where to find the best deals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of November 2015 11:37:17 AM
....Online shoppers can also obtain discounts at cashback websites. Quidco is offering 5% cashback at Toys R Us, while TopCashback has 1. ...
The top Christmas toys for 2015: will you pick PAW Patrol or Pie Face? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 07:27:05 PM
....99) which was also much sought after by parents and children last year. The list is drawn up by a panel of leading toy retailers in the UK including Argos, Boots, Selfridges, Smyths Toys, The Entertainer, TK Maxx and Toys R Us. ...
Star Wars The Force Awakens Battle Action Millennium Falcon is best toy for Christmas 2015 image
.... It is not cheap, costing £101. 99 at Argos, Toys R Us and most major UK toy retailers. ...
How to cash in this Christmas image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 09:42:00 AM
....It also pays customers a £5 monthly reward. Barclays Blue is offering cashback at more than 100 retailers, including Boots, Karen Millen, Gap, Waterstones and Toys R Us. ...
Playmobil defends pirate ship toy set after 'racism' row image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 9th of October 2015 09:50:03 PM
.... The play set's instructions, with the 'slave' character in the middle. A customer in the UK, only known as Mike from Manchester, wrote a similar review on the Toys R Us website. ...
Force Friday: Disney awakens $3b in Star Wars merchandise sales image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 4th of September 2015 10:00:47 AM
.... . People line up outside a Toys R Us store just before midnight to purchase toys in advance of the film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Times Square in the Manhattan borough of New York, September 3, 2015. ...
Last chapter arrives for New York toy story FAO Schwarz image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 18th of July 2015 01:38:47 PM
.... The lease was not due to expire until 2017. But Toys R Us, the retail behemoth, which has owned FAO Schwarz since 2009, decided to pull the plug early. ...
Ebay beats forecasts before PayPal spin-off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of July 2015 05:02:46 PM
.... That figure excludes a $786m charge related to the sale of eBay’s Enterprise unit for $925m, which was also announced on Thursday. The enterprise division develops shopping websites for retailers including Ikea but this month one of its biggest clients, Toys R Us, said it would take its e-commerce operations in-house in 2016. ...
Ten banks broke analyst rules in rush to win work with Toys R Us  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 12th of December 2014 09:50:01 AM
. Ten banks have been fined for sending their analysts to take part in a “beauty parade” for a role on Toys R Us’s stock market float, in breach of conflict of interest rules. ...
'I spot and exploit pricing errors for a living' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 12th of December 2014 08:07:34 AM
.... Take advantage of companies that price match, such as John Lewis. Toys R Us also provides a price match service, which is unusual for toy retailers. ...
Banks fined by US regulators over Toys R Us research  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of December 2014 09:51:26 PM
. US regulators have fined 10 Wall Street banks for promising positive research to Toys R Us in exchange for winning its business. ...
Cyber Monday UK: The best websites for deals on electronics, fashion, beauty and toys image
....Disney is offering 20 per cent off purchases over £50 on its official website, excluding Frozen merchandise, to the chagrin of many thrifty parents. Toys R Us, Amazon, the Early Learning Centre, Argos, Tesco, Asda and eBay also have discounts on a range of toys and games. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 27th of November 2014 12:15:07 AM
....Xbox One consoles, including special edition bundles Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle and Xbox One Limited Edition Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Bundle will be available starting at $329 - knocking $70 off the original price. Retailers including Microsoft Retail Stores, Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Toys R Us and Walmart will all offer special Black Friday deals on Xbox products, according to Microsoft. ...
One whistleblower gets $30m in the bank, but others count the personal cost image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of September 2014 06:19:41 PM
.... After he was accused of violating the Espionage Act, Kiriakou had to look for employment outside the field of national security. “I have applied for every job I can think of – everything from grocery stores to Toys R Us to Starbucks. ...
Baby tech: Will new gadgets result in paranoid parents? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of June 2014 11:07:53 PM
....". Meanwhile, a Boston-headquartered start-up is already selling an alternative product via Toys R Us's online stores in the States. ...

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