October 28, 2009




FAO Boutiques in Store for Toys ‘R’ Us

Customers who want more access to iconic upscale toy merchant FAO Schwarz just got their wish: Starting Nov. 1, FAO Schwarz-branded boutiques will be introduced in 585 Toys ’R’ Us stores nationwide.
The FAO boutiques will be located prominently at the front …

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September 15, 2009




Toys ‘R’ Us Adds KB Toys to its URL Empire

Looking for KB Toys online? You’ll be directed to Toys.com, which is owned by mega merchant Toys ‘R’ Us.
Through a subsidiary called CE Toys, Toys ‘R’ us has purchased the intellectual properties of bankrupt rival KB Toys for $2.1 …

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June 10, 2009




Quebecor Rejects R. R. Donnelley’s Latest Offer

Catalog printer Quebecor World has turned down a second offer by printing conglomerate R. R. Donnelley to purchase the company from bankruptcy.
In a letter to Quebecor lead director Alain Rheaume and president/CEO Jacques Mallette filed with the U….

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November 19, 2011




A Look at Toys ‘R’ Us’s Holiday 2011 Mobile Strategy

Toys ‘R’ Us today announced Friday that it has expanded its mobile offerings for the 2011 holiday season. Here’s a look at what the multichannel toy seller is doing to bring an enhanced mobile experience to its customers.
Expanded Gift Finder …

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In Catalog, Channel Integration

May 25, 2011




Toys R Us Distribution Centers Going Solar

Fulfillment is getting greener this summer at Toys R Us as the retailer plans to flip the switch on solar energy systems at a pair of distribution centers. The toy retailer’s DC in Flanders, NJ will account for the …

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April 20, 2011




Toys“R”Us To Open Ecommerce Distribution center Near Reno

WAYNE, NJ (April 20, 2011) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced plans to open a new e-commerce distribution center near Reno, NV to support the company’s growing online business. The dedicated e-commerce fulfillment center will be located within the Tahoe-Reno Industrial …

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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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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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