All Toys R Us articles – Page 6

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    Toys R Us introduces Christmas season initiative


    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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    Retailers launch pop-ups in bid to maximise Christmas sales


    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


    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

    Toys R Us trials selling products for mums


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

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    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.

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    Toys R Us reports net loss of $60m


    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


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

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    Toys R Us to launch transactional website in China


    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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    Google Local Shopping


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

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    Toys R Us introduces QR codes to showcase best-sellers


    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 ...

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    Toys R Us suffers year-end profit slump


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

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    Toys R Us gears up for Christmas


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

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    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.

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    Toys R Us focuses on key trends as Christmas looms


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

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    Toys R Us to open first store in Poland


    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 ...

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    Toys R Us reports net sales growth


    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 ...

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    Toys R Us Q4 net income plummets more than 10%


    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 ...

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    Scottish minister attacks retailers over delivery problems


    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


    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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    Boots signs up 50 retailers for new online loyalty venture


    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.