December 12, 2014

Toys ‘R Us Inc. shrunk its net loss to $213 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 from $605 million in the year ago, helped by expense controls and a less intense promotional enviroment. 

November 18, 2014

Just more than half of all Americans (51%) plan to purchase toys as gifts in the upcoming holiday season, nearly consistent with the prior year's intent (50%). Not surprisingly, according to a new Harris Poll of 2,205 U.S, adults, parents of a child under the age of 18 are twice as likely to purchase toys as those without children younger than the age of 18 (82% compared 41%, respectively).

November 17, 2014

Brookstone Inc. will appoint senior retail executive Thomas M. Via as president and CEO, and as a member of its board of directors, effective Dec. 1.

October 29, 2014

Toys 'R' Us Inc. is releasing The Great Big Christmas Book, the company’s annual holiday gift guide.

October 9, 2014

Toys “R” Us has appointed Michael Melzer as managing director, Central Europe, responsible for the company’s operations throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland, including 91 stores and four e-commerce sites.

September 23, 2014

While it might still be September, Toys “R” Us isn’t wasting any time announcing what they clearly consider to be some newsworthy changes set to take effect this holiday season.

September 17, 2014

Toys “R” Us and specialty retailer Claire’s have entered into a global partnership to open nearly 100 Claire’s in-store shops in Toys “R” Us locations across Europe, along with 12 U.S. locations, by year-end.

September 9, 2014

Toys “R” Us on Tuesday announced several executive appointments.

August 4, 2014

Toys “R” Us is launching an omnichannel promotion called “C’mon Let’s Play” in partnership with advertising agency The Escape Pod and 'Action Movie Kid' YouTube channel creator Daniel Hashimoto.

May 22, 2014

Toys “R” Us announced the appointment of Campbell Lennox as managing director, Toys “R” Us, Australia, effective May 26.

March 26, 2014

Coming off a disappointing 2013, Toys “R” Us unveiled a strategic plan to position the company for profitable growth in the future.

December 18, 2013

With the shopping season starting earlier, and with more purchasing channels along with the growing influence of social media, this year's retail haul is proving to be more competitive than ever.

December 17, 2013

Toys “R” Us announced that, beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Dec. 21, it will remain open continuously through 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, leveraging last-minute toy shoppers’ most frenetic shopping hours.

November 22, 2013

Toys ‘R’ Us, which carries about 425 of the same video games as, is on average 37% higher priced than Amazon as of Nov 21.

November 18, 2013

Half of Americans (50%) say they will be purchasing toys as gifts this holiday season.

November 12, 2013

Toys “R” Us unveiled redesigned and updated e-commerce sites for and, with a fresh design and layout, revamped navigation and other new features.

November 11, 2013

Toys “R” Us will open its stores at 5 p.m. on Nov. 28, offering more than 300 doorbuster values, while supplies last, from four-hour deals and Thursday-through-Saturday discounts on hot toys, games and tablets, to gift with purchase offers.

November 7, 2013

Toys “R” Us is debuting the Toys"R"Us Toy Channel, the company's revamped and updated YouTube channel.

October 31, 2013

Toys “R” Us is expanding its point-based Rewards “R” Us loyalty program as it gears up for one of the most competitive holiday seasons in years.

October 21, 2013

Toys “R” Us 2013 holiday marketing plans include a new TV campaign that will feature a group of real-life children from local New York charities who think they’re going on a field trip, but actually are going to a Toys “R” Us store where they are given free rein.

September 25, 2013

Toys ‘R’ Us is opening Trick ‘R’ Treat “Bootiques” inside Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and online at

September 24, 2013

Toys “R” Us, Inc. plans to hire 45,000 employees to staff its stores and distribution centers nationwide for the upcoming holiday season.

September 17, 2013

Toys "R" U widened its loss in the second quarter on lower sales at its stores in the United States and Europe.

August 13, 2013

Toys “R” Us announced that it has introduced its own gift card program in its stores throughout China.