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January 14, 2014

Babies"R"Us has entered into a strategic partnership with TheBump.com, a leading pregnancy and parenting website that offers advice, ideas, resources and support to first-time parents.

Babies"R"Us has entered into a strategic partnership with TheBump.com, a leading pregnancy and parenting website that offers advice, ideas, resources and support to first-time parents.

June 25, 2013

One doesn’t normally associate social media with Dickies, but the global workwear maker is teaming up with pitcher R. A. Dickey to launch a contest on Facebook and using the social media site to extend its reach.

FORT WORTH — One doesn’t normally associate social media with Dickies, but the global workwear maker is teaming up with pitcher R. A. Dickey to launch a contest on Facebook and using the social media site to extend its reach.

The contest, called Built to Work, recognizes the dedication and contributions of blue-collar workers from all walks of life — that is, the target consumer which Dickies aims to outfit with its apparel. 

July 18, 2012

Best Buy plans to hire 500 new Geek Squad staffers. The move comes some two weeks after the retailer said it would lay off 600 existing workers in the tech support arm of its business as it looked to focus the group less on basic installation services and more on remote tech consulting.

NEW YORK — Best Buy plans to hire 500 new Geek Squad staffers. The move comes some two weeks after the retailer said it would lay off 600 existing workers in the tech support arm of its business as it looked to focus the group less on basic installation services and more on remote tech consulting. It also comes as Verizon announced it was partnering with Geek Squad to offer services to meet the information technology requirements of small and mid-size businesses across the country.

February 8, 2012

Because social media began as the purview of college kids and hipsters, it’s taken some time to register in the business community as a serious path to connection with customers.

Because social media began as the purview of college kids and hipsters, it’s taken some time to register in the business community as a serious path to connection with customers. At the same time, the tools themselves have grown up and are now bringing real value to consumers and to the brands they love. We’re at an exciting moment of inflection, and one that smart companies are seizing with gusto. 

November 11, 2011

Toys"R'Us will be the exclusive retailer of an assortment of toys inspired by Happy Feet 2, RetailingToday.com learned Friday.

WAYNE, N.J. — Toys"R'Us will be the exclusive retailer of an assortment of toys inspired by Happy Feet 2, RetailingToday.com learned Friday. 

Toys available only at Toys"R"Us include talking plush dolls from Thinkway Toys. The 12-inch stuffed birds say phrases from the film when their left wings are pressed. Characters, which are sold separately include Erik, Ramon, Sven and Atticus.

October 18, 2011

Toys“R”Us announced that it has once again teamed up with four-time NBA Champion, actor, philanthropist and entrepreneur Shaquille O’Neal to launch its eighth annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

WAYNE, N.J. — Toys“R”Us announced that it has once again teamed up with four-time NBA Champion, actor, philanthropist and entrepreneur Shaquille O’Neal to launch its eighth annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. 

March 7, 2011

With reports of a possible IPO looming and strong quarterly results, Toys"R"Us is poised to dominate the toy sector, which has shown signs of a resurgence and renewed consumer interest, thanks to a number of innovations and the must-have items as displayed during the 2011 Toy Fair.

WAYNE, N.J. – With reports of a possible IPO looming and strong quarterly results, Toys"R"Us is poised to dominate the toy sector, which has shown signs of a resurgence and renewed consumer interest, thanks to a number of innovations and must-have items as displayed during the 2011 Toy Fair. 

According to reports, the company is considering the idea of filing for an initial public offering this April, which is expected to raise about $800 million.

February 1, 2011

The Chicco brand of baby gear hit Target stores this week with three key items featured in the retailer’s weekly ad. Those same items were then called out in stores with red placards the size of album covers, in case anyone remembers what those were, that featured the advertised sales price.

The Chicco brand of baby gear hit Target stores this week with three key items featured in the retailer’s weekly ad. Those same items were then called out in stores with red placards the size of album covers, in case anyone remembers what those were, that featured the advertised sales price. The items featured included a Chicco Cortina travel system for $260, a highchair for $130 and a playpen for $160.

January 26, 2011

Iconix Brand Group has unveiled its spring 2011 multi-media advertising and marketing campaign featuring actress Vanessa Hudgens for its junior brand, Candie's. Candie's is sold exclusively at Kohl's Department Stores nationwide and Kohls.com.

NEW YORK -- Iconix Brand Group has unveiled its spring 2011 multi-media advertising and marketing campaign featuring actress Vanessa Hudgens for its junior brand, Candie's.  Candie's is sold exclusively at Kohl's Department Stores nationwide and Kohls.com.  

January 26, 2011

If ever there were a case of turning lemons into lemonade, the Toys“R”Us exchange program is it.

If ever there were a case of turning lemons into lemonade, the Toys“R”Us exchange program is it. Billed as the “Great Trade-In” event, the program is positioned as a child safety initiative that enables customers to bring in used products in exchange for a 25% discount on a new item.

November 15, 2010

FAO Schwarz announced the launch of a distinctive line of baby items marketed under its...

November 4, 2010

Borders announced it's expanding its focus on kids with a slate of enriching events, new...

October 6, 2010

Target announced that it will offer discounts on more than 1,000 toys this holiday season,...

MINNEAPOLIS Target announced that it will offer discounts on more than 1,000 toys this holiday season, 250 of which are exclusive to Target.

 

August 15, 2010

Kmart announced that it is introducing an exclusive doll collection called "What a Doll" ......

August 11, 2010

Toys"R"Us Inc. announced that it has paired up with LittleMissMatched to bring an exclusive assortment...

July 13, 2010

Toys"R"Us is celebrating Christmas early ......

June 28, 2009

Sam's Club, along with Working Mother magazine, honored 30 "Working Mothers of the Year" for...