Sears.com gets what’s ‘NEXT’ in fashion
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Sears.com announced that it has become the exclusive retailer of NEXT, a popular U.K. fashion retailer, NEXT, the U.K.’s popular fashion retailer that offers beautifully designed and high-quality apparel, shoes and accessories.
"Customers who shop our millions of offerings online, including NEXT apparel, will be able to take advantage of our online shopping experience that is truly focused on the customer and providing them with choice," said Imran Jooma, president e-commerce at Sears Holdings. "At Sears.com, we are always looking to expand and evolve our customer experience while also delivering popular items and on-trend fashions to customers. NEXT gives customers both style and affordability, so they don’t have to choose between the two."
Office Depot launches [email protected] furniture line
BOCA RATON , Fla. – Office Depot announced that it is partnering with Thomasville, one of the nation’s leading furniture brands, to launch its new and exclusive [email protected] Collection. The collection is available online at www.officedepot.com/thomasville and in select Office Depot retail stores.
The line includes two collections — vintage and trek — featuring desks, hutches, filing cabinets, bookcases and storage solutions. Products range in price from $119.99 to $499.99.
“With the challenging economic environment, and more and more people working from home, it’s critical to offer a functional, quality and affordable furniture option, and that’s exactly what Office Depot is doing,” said Lee Pell, SVP merchandising for Office Depot. “Joining with Thomasville has allowed us to offer high-quality furniture pieces at a sensible cost.”
Toys’R’Us names hot toys for the holiday
WAYNE , N.J. – Toys“R”Us announced that it has unveiled its annual Holiday Hot Toy List, filled with 36 items that are new this year and offer outstanding value in quality, price and play.
“The Toys“R”Us merchant team has shopped the world to create this list of the 36 top toys guaranteed to delight kids of every age this Christmas season,” said Karen Dodge, SVP, chief merchandising officer for Toys“R”Us, U.S. “Each of the items on the 2010 Toys“R”Us Holiday Hot Toy List represents a combination of quality and value, offering children toys they can enjoy for years to come, while providing parents with a selection of products at a variety of price points that can fit any budget.”
Among the hot toys are 15 that the company as dubbed the "Fabulous 15" including: Calico Critters Luxury Townhouse from International Playthings, Cuponk from Hasbro Games, Disney Princess & Me dolls from JAKKS Pacific DisneyYPixar “Toy Story 3” Imaginext Tri-County Landfill from Fisher-Price, Fast Lane Wild Fire RC from Toys“R”Us, Imaginext Bigfoot the Monster from Fisher-Price, Leapster Explorer from LeapFrog, Loopz from Mattel, Minotaurus from LEGO Systems Inc., Monster High Cleo DeNile and Deuce Gorgon doll set from Mattel, NERF N-StrikeStampede ECS from Hasbro, Pillow Pets from Ontel Products Corp., Sing-a-ma-jigs! from Mattel, Squinkies Cupcake Surprise! Bake Shop from blip toys andTomica Hypercity Mega Station Set from TOMY.