April 1, 2009




Toys ‘R’ Us Buys eToys.com

Toy and Baby Products Retailer Toys ‘R’ Us has acquired the e-commerce site eToys.com from The Parent Co. for an undisclosed sum. The deal also includes the BabyUniverse.com e-commerce site and ePregnancy.com parenting resource site.
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February 18, 2009




Toys ‘R’ Us Takes Etoys.com from The Parent Co.

Toy and baby products retailer Toys ‘R’ Us has acquired the e-commerce site eToys.com from The Parent Co. for an undisclosed sum. The deal also includes the BabyUniverse.com e-commerce site and ePregnancy.com parenting resource site. Toys ‘R’ …

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October 1, 2008




R U Ready 4 QR Codes?

CONSIDERING MOBILE MARKETING? Then you should probably start thinking about quick response (QR) codes. These two-dimensional barcodes can provide a vital link between print media and mobile commerce, but most merchants in the U.S. have yet to embrace QR …

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In Ecommerce

July 26, 2007




Roaman’s ‘R’ Accessories

Plus-size women’s apparel merchant Roaman’s aims to make its mark in the accessories category with the launch of a signature collection of iconic logo bags, shoes, scarves, and watches.
The cataloger will incorporate the Roaman’s “R” logo into its …

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In Catalog, Channel Integration

August 1, 2006




J&R tests online loyalty program

J&R Electronics, the 35-year-old New York-based consumer electronics merchant, has kept customers coming back time and again to its Manhattan store with low prices, a wide selection, and exceptional service. But maintaining customer loyalty online is a different matter. …

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In Webchannel

February 16, 2007




Live from eTail: Toys ‘R’ Us Plays to Win

Palm Desert, CA—Back in the early 1990s, Jerry Storch, now the CEO of Toys ‘R’ Us, took it upon himself to find out what Internet merchants were doing that was making them so successful. Visiting a warehouse in San …

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In Ecommerce, News

June 30, 2004




Amazon.com Countersues Toys ’R’ Us

The Amazon.com-Toys ’R’ Us fulfillment marriage is on the rocks, with each company suing the other. Amazon.com is looking to dissolve its online fulfillment contract with Toys ’R’ Us, claiming that the country’s second largest toy retailer …

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July 19, 2002




Live from the 2002 Annual Catalog Conference: Amazon and J&R Join Forces

During his keynote presentation delivered the morning of June 11 at the 2002 Annual Catalog Conference (ACC) held at Chicago’s McCormick Place June 10–13, Seattle-based Amazon.com’s CEO Jeff Bezos announced an exclusive online partnership with New York-based J&R Electronics. …

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In multichannelmerchant.com/opsandfulfillment/news

June 1, 2002




Small Catalogs Forum: Gimme an R, Gimme an F, Gimme an M

“My house file is too small for any segmentation beyond recency” or “I can mail all my buyers and get a great response” are the two reasons small catalogers give most often when explaining why they don’t use recency, frequency, …

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October 31, 2012




Sales and Use Tax Issue Has Potential to Get Messy

For the first time since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota nearly a generation ago, there is significant momentum in Congress for legislation that may remove the constitutional obstacle to requiring remote merchants …

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