Kindle arrives at Staples
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. Staples announced that the Kindle e-reader is available in all stores nationwide beginning Oct. 10.
“Kindle is just one example of a host of hot tech items customers can get at Staples this holiday season,” said Jevin Eagle, EVP merchandising and marketing at Staples. “From our hands-on displays to our knowledgeable associates, Staples makes buying technology easy any time of year.”
Staples now carries the following new Kindle devices:
* Kindle ($139.00) – Wi-Fi, 6″ diagonal * Kindle 3G ($189.00) – Free 3G + Wi-Fi, 6″ diagonal * Kindle DX ($379.00) – Free 3G, 9.7″ diagonal (available at Staples mid-November)
Crazy 8 to open at Exton Square Mall
Exton Square, Pa. Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) said Wednesday that Crazy 8 will open a new store at Exton Square Mall, in Exton Square, Pa.
The 2,369-sq.-ft. store is slated to open in November.
Crazy 8, a concept of The Gymboree Corp., has another location at PREIT’s Springfield Mall in Delaware County, Pa.
The 1 million-sq.-ft. Exton Square is anchored by Boscov’s, J.C. Penney, Macy’s and Sears.
Target slashes toy prices in time for the holidays
MINNEAPOLIS Target announced that it will offer discounts on more than 1,000 toys this holiday season, 250 of which are exclusive to Target.
"From Nerf Stampede and Sing-a-ma-jigs to exclusive Toy Story 3 gift packs, Target features the hottest toys and must-have brands that make great gifts for kids of all ages," said Casey Carl, VP merchandise manager, toys and sporting goods. "And, we also offer the classic toys and games like Barbie, Lego and Monopoly that are found on holiday lists year after year –– all at great prices."
Beginning Oct. 17, Target said it will offer a 5% discount on nearly all purchases made at Target and Target.com when guests use their Target credit cards, which will provide guests additional savings throughout the holiday season.