All Toys R Us articles – Page 6

  • News

    Toys R Us introduces Christmas season initiative

    2012-09-19T07:00:00Z

    Toys R Us has introduced an initiative for the Christmas season to ensure shoppers do not miss out on in-demand toys. The Hot Toy Reservation programme is a complimentary service that enables customers to reserve any toys from the 50 items on the Toys R Us annual ‘hot toy’ ...

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    News

    Retailers launch pop-ups in bid to maximise Christmas sales

    2012-09-14T07:00:00Z

    Toys R Us opens first shopping centre shop as part of temporary stores strategy.

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    Toys R Us opens first China store

    2012-08-23T07:00:00Z

    Toys R Us has opened its first stores in Northern China at two locations in Beijing. The retailer is expanding aggressively in the region after buying a majority stake in its Greater China and Southeast Asia business from Li Fung in October. Two more shops will open next ...

  • Toys R Us trials selling products for mum
    News

    Toys R Us trials selling products for mums

    2012-08-21T07:13:00Z

    Toys R Us has teamed up with consumer goods specialist JML to sell products aimed at mothers.

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    Analysis

    Technology: The rise of interactive retailing

    July 27 2012

    Retailers are increasingly enhancing the in-store experience through interactive technologies. Liz Morrell looks at what it takes to create a seamless customer journey.

  • News

    Toys R Us reports net loss of $60m

    2012-06-13T09:44:00Z

    Toys R Us reported a net loss of $60m (£39m) for the quarter ended April 28 compared with a loss of $67m (£43m) a year ago, despite a 0.9% drop in sales, thanks to margin improvements and cost controls. Net sales totalled $2.6bn (£1.7bn), hit by a decline of ...

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    Toys R Us seeks advisers for £400m debt restructure

    2012-04-30T17:45:00Z

    Owners of specialist toy retailer Toys R Us are poised to appoint advisers to help restructure £400m of debt, it is understood.

  • News

    Toys R Us to launch transactional website in China

    2012-04-25T07:00:00Z

    Toys R Us is to launch a transactional website in China. The retailer has signed an agreement with Fireswirl Technologies, which will provide online operations for its 60 stores in Greater China including its Taobao flagship store. At present, Toys R Us has a Chinese website providing product recommendations. ...

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    Opinion

    Google Local Shopping

    2011-12-13T15:24:00Z

    For many online shoppers, Google is the first port of call when thinking about making a purchase.

  • News

    Toys R Us introduces QR codes to showcase best-sellers

    2011-12-12T07:00:00Z

    Toys R Us has introduced QR codes to billboards in the New York metro area to encourage mobile shopping. Commuters and travellers will be able to use their mobile phones to scan codes on posters located at airports and 40 transit stations, which showcase some of the retailer’s best-selling ...

  • Toys R Us Express in Telford
    News

    Toys R Us suffers year-end profit slump

    2011-11-03T15:00:00Z

    Specialist retailer Toys R Us suffered a profit plunge of 27.1% last year.

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    News

    Toys R Us gears up for Christmas

    2011-10-27T10:02:00Z

    Toys R Us is gearing up for the crucial Christmas trading period with a new ad campaign and the opening of six new shops.

  • Roger McLaughlan
    Analysis

    Roger McLaughlan

    October 14 2011

    Previously a key man at Asda, can the new UK managing director of Toys R Us use his retailing nous to keep the increasing threat of supermarkets and online at bay, asks Tiffany Holland.

  • Manu Ghai
    Analysis

    Toys R Us focuses on key trends as Christmas looms

    2011-10-13T07:00:00Z

    Toys R Us has revealed the four top trends that it expects to influence toy sales in the months leading up to Christmas.

  • News

    Toys R Us to open first store in Poland

    2011-10-07T07:00:00Z

    Toys R Us is to open its first store in Poland next month – its first market entry for 10 years. The store will be in Warsaw’s Blue City shopping centre. Toys R Us has signed leases for four further stores in Poland, averaging 25,835 sq ft. Toys R ...

  • News

    Toys R Us reports net sales growth

    2011-09-16T07:00:00Z

    Toy retailer Toys R Us has reported a 3% growth in net sales for the second quarter ended July 30, driven by store openings and favourable exchange rates at its overseas operations. However, like-for-like sales fell 2.2% in the US and international markets. The company widened its net loss ...

  • News

    Toys R Us Q4 net income plummets more than 10%

    2011-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Toys R Us has reported that, despite stronger sales, net income during the fourth quarter dropped more than 10%, which the retailer attributed to a rise in income taxes. Net sales increased 2% to $6bn (£3.7bn), helped by new store locations including Toys R Us Express stores and comparable net ...

  • Tesco is among the retailers to have suspended non-food deliveries in snow-hit Scotland
    News

    Scottish minister attacks retailers over delivery problems

    2010-12-14T14:50:00Z

    The Scottish government’s new transport minister Keith Brown has attacked big retailers for their decision to suspend home deliveries in Scotland because of the freezing weather.

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    Toys R Us claims it won't be opening stores in India

    2010-10-21T19:03:00Z

    US-based toy retailer Toys R Us has said it won’t be opening stores in India, following reports of a link-up with Reliance Retail. The company released a statement of denial after various news sources reported a link between the two retailers.

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    News

    Boots signs up 50 retailers for new online loyalty venture

    2010-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Boots has agreed deals with about 50 companies that will allow its customers to pick up Advantage Card loyalty points when they shop online with other retailers.