Toys”R”Us® To Welcome Shoppers Beginning At 5pm On Thanksgiving With More Than 300 Incredible Doorbusters
November 11, 2013

 
Rewards”R”Us Members Provided Opportunity to Shop Deals and Discounts Early Through Company’s First-Ever Pre-Black Friday Perk
 

WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/Toys”R”Us® today announced its Thanksgiving Weekend plans, inclusive of its stores nationwide opening at 5pm on Thursday, November 28 to welcome parents and gift-givers eager to get a jump start on their holiday shopping.* The company is offering more than 300 doorbuster values, while supplies last, from fantastic 4-hour deals and Thursday-through-Saturday discounts on hot toys, games and tablets, to gift with purchase offers and much more, representing nearly $11,500 in savings. New this holiday season, Toys”R”Us will provide its Rewards”R”Us members the exclusive opportunity to take advantage of select Thanksgiving Weekend deals and discounts on Wednesday, November 27.

The 28-page Toys”R”Us circular is set to arrive in newspapers across the country beginning Wednesday, but families excited to map out their holiday shopping strategy early can preview it as early as Sunday, November 24 on the company’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/Toysrus. Plus, for the first time ever, customers can shop the majority of the Toys”R”Us Thanksgiving Weekend deals starting at 12:01am on Thursday at Toysrus.com/BlackFriday. Additionally, shoppers who spend $75 or more at any Toys”R”Us or Babies”R”Us store nationwide between Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 will receive a $10 coupon redeemable in-store or online Sunday, December 1 through Saturday, December 7.

“At Toys”R”Us, we understand the incredible excitement that surrounds the official kickoff to the holiday shopping season, and the anticipation of value shoppers – marker in hand – as they scour our Black Friday circular, noting the deals they plan to seek out at Toys”R”Us,” said Peter Reiner, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Toys”R”Us, U.S. “As part of our commitment to helping parents fulfill kids’ wishes as they check off the items on their lists, we’re providing a unique opportunity for Rewards”R”Us members to snap up a selection of Thanksgiving Weekend deals one day early and before anyone else. Plus, we’ll have more than 300 awe-inspiring weekend-long discounts on some of the season’s hottest toys and electronics available online and in-store.”

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Deal-Seekers will Enjoy Weekend-Long Opportunities to Save BIG on Hot Products
As kids begin creating their wish lists, this year, Toys”R”Us will make holiday shopping even more convenient for all gift-givers preparing to check off the toys their little ones want most. With hundreds of tempting doorbuster deals available beginning at 5pm on Thanksgiving through store closing on Saturday, moms, dads, grandparents and other savvy savers can shop when and how they want. Whether they prefer an early full-stomached start on in-store savings, a quieter home-shopping experience online or a Friday-Saturday trip to The World’s Greatest Toy Store®, customers are guaranteed to find incredible values on countless products all weekend long.

Following are highlights of the 4-hour doorbusters that will be available at Toys”R”Us stores nationwide beginning Thursday, November 28 from 5pm to 9pm, while supplies last (no rain checks).

  • FREE $50 Toys”R”Us Gift Card with purchase of a 5th Gen Apple® 16GB iPod Touch (Limit 1 per customer, per offer)
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 70% OFF ALL Skylanders SWAP Force Single Character Packs (Excludes starter packs) – Prices Vary**
  • 60% OFF Monster High High School Play Set – Was $74.99; Now $29.99 (Limit 2 per customer)
  • 50% OFF LEGO® Legends of Chima Eagles’ Castle – Was $44.99; Now $22.49 (Limit 1 per customer)
  • 50% OFF Despicable Me 2 Dancing Minion Dave – Was $49.99; Now $24.99 (Limit 2 per customer)
  • 50% OFF Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack – Was $74.99; Now $37.49 (Limit 2 per customer)
  • 50% OFF Disney Infinity Starter Pack – Was $74.99; Now $37.49 (Limit 2 per customer)
  • 50% OFF LeapFrog® LeapPad 2 Explorer – Was $79.99; Now $39.99 (Limit 1 per customer)
  • SAVE $100 on the Power Wheels 12-Volt Corvette (Blue, Red or Barbie – Was $274.99; Now $174.99 (Limit 1 per customer)
  • ONLY $21.99 for Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Loom Extravaganza Set (Limit 2 per customer)
  • ONLY $29.99 (Each) for Furby Boom (Limit 2 per customer)

Following are examples of additional savings that will be available beginning Thursday, November 28 at 5pm through Saturday, November 30 at 12 midnight, while supplies last (no rain checks). Night owls who want to shop online as early as 12:01am on Thursday, November 28, will be delighted to find the majority of the following deals available at Toysrus.com.

  • BUY ONE GET ONE FREE ALL Skylanders Giants and Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure Figures (Includes 3-Packs, Battle Packs and Adventure Packs) – Prices Vary**
  • BUY ONE GET ONE FREE ALL Beyblade Beywheelz, Metal Fusion Battle Tops and B-Daman Single Figures – Prices Vary**
  • BUY ONE GET ONE FOR $1 ALL Video Games Priced $19.99 or below (Over 150 titles; Look for the “R” Superbuy sticker) – Prices Vary** (Cannot be combined with Video Game offer)
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 40% OFF ALL Video Games – Prices Vary** (Cannot be combined with “R” Superbuy Video Game offer)
  • 50% OFF Dream Dazzlers 5-in-1 Party Dress Up Set – Was $39.99; Now $19.99
  • 50% OFF The Zelfs Figures – Was $12.99; Now $6.49
  • SAVE $150 on Power Wheels Jeep Hurricane Ride-on – Was $449.99; Now $299.99
  • SAVE $100 on Razor Crazy Cart – Was $399.99; Now $299.99
  • SAVE $100 on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10″ Tablet, Plus, get a FREE $20 Toys”R”Us Gift Card when you purchase this tablet – Was $399.99; Now $299.99 (Limit 1 per customer)
  • SAVE $100 on Avigo 12-Volt Mega Wheel Quad – Was $249.99; Now $149.99

Opportunities to Save Continue for Early Risers with 5am Doorbusters
For those who can’t wait to sleep off their Thanksgiving dinners, the company will continue to offer dynamite doorbusters beginning at 5am on Friday, November 29.

Following are selected deals available on Friday, November 29 from 5am through Saturday close, as well as online at Toysrus.com, while supplies last (no rain checks):

  • FREE $40 Toys”R”Us Gift Card with purchase of Kurio® 7S Android Family Tablet*** (Limit 1 per customer)
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF ALL Disney Infinity Figures, Power Discs and Accessories (Excludes Starter Packs) – Prices Vary**
  • 60% OFF Monster High Ghouls Rule Dolls – Was $26.99; Now $9.99
  • 50% OFF Hot Wheels Terrain Twister – Was $99.99; Now $49.99
  • 50% OFF the Disney Princess Doll, Dress and Rolling Trunk (Ariel or Rapunzel) – Was $79.99; Now $39.99 (Offer available in-store only)
  • 50% OFF Stats 40″ Table Games – Was $79.99; Now $39.99
  • 50% OFF Fisher-Price® Loving Family Dream Dollhouse – Was $99.99; Now $49.99
  • SAVE $100 on Polaroid 10″ Tablet – Was $199.99; Now $99.99 (Limit 1 per customer)
  • SAVE $60 on LEGO® Star Wars Republic Gunship, The Malevolence or LEGO® City Town Square – Prices Vary (Limit 1 of each per customer; Offer available in-store only)
  • ONLY $1 (Each) for Play-Doh® 4-Pack

Additionally, parents and gift-givers will enjoy dozens of deals on baby essentials from Tommee Tippee® to Graco®, including the following selected doorbusters available on Friday, November 29 from 5am through Saturday close, as well as online at Babiesrus.com, while supplies last (no rain checks):

  • BUY ONE GET ONE FREE ALL Tommee Tippee® Closer to Nature feeding items – Prices Vary*
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF ALL Shoes (Excludes clearance and coordinating fashion collections) – Prices Vary**
  • 50% OFF ALL Character Pillows, Slumber Bags and Tents (Excludes Pillow Pets and Dream Lites) – Prices Vary
  • 50% OFF ALL Character Hide-away Play Tents – Was $19.99; Now $9.99
  • 50% OFF Motorola 2 Camera Video Monitor with 2.4″ Screen MBP25-2 – Was $199.99; Now $99.99
  • 50% OFF ALL Carter’s Clothing and Sleepwear for sizes newborn – 5T (Excludes clearance) – Prices Vary
  • 30% ALL Diaper Bags – Prices Vary
  • SAVE $30 on the Graco® Nautilus 3-in-1 Car Seat (Breakers) – Was $149.99; Now $119.99
  • SAVE $10 (Each) on Pampers® or Huggies® Value Boxes of Diapers – Was $42.99; Now $32.99 (Limit 3 per customer)
  • ONLY $6 (Each) for ALL Licensed T-shirts (Boys and Girls, sizes 6 months – 7; Excludes clearance)

First-Ever Pre-Black Friday Offer Available to Toys”R”Us Loyalty Members
Existing Rewards”R”Us members, or those who sign up for the loyalty program before November 24, will receive a special email offer, which grants them access to 50 selected Toys”R”Us Black Friday deals beginning Wednesday, November 27. Loyalty members will not only accumulate points for their purchases but can obtain direct access to exclusive offers in all “R”Us stores – giving them a private jumpstart on holiday shopping.

Black Friday Deals Revealed Early to Facebook Fans, Toys”R”Us Toy Channel – a Go-To Savings Destination
Beginning Monday, November 18, through Saturday, November 23, fans of the company’s official Facebook page at Facebook.com/Toysrus will enjoy exclusive updates on incredible values that will be available in the Toys”R”Us Thanksgiving Weekend circular. Plus, for those shoppers who just can’t wait to begin planning their Black Friday shopping strategy, the company will officially reveal the full, 28-page insert on Sunday, November 24 at 12pm for its Facebook fans, as well as online at Toysrus.com/BlackFriday.

Additionally, beginning Sunday, November 24, through Saturday, December 7, the Toys”R”Us Toy Channel, the company’s revamped YouTube channel and go-to destination for exclusive programming on all things toys, will feature special videos with exclusive, one-day extreme deals, as well as selected Black Friday deals, available in-store and online. From incredible savings on top brands such as LEGO®, Barbie, LeapFrog®, Crayola® and much more, each video will not only demonstrate some of the hottest toys of the season, but provide gift-givers even more ways to save before – and beyond – Thanksgiving weekend.

About Toys”R”Us, Inc.

Toys”R”Us, Inc. is the world’s leading dedicated toy and juvenile products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. Merchandise is sold in 878 Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and in more than 690 international stores and over 170 licensed stores in 35 countries and jurisdictions. In addition, it exclusively operates the legendary FAO Schwarz brand and sells extraordinary toys in the brand’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. With its strong portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com, eToys.com and FAO.com, it provides shoppers with a broad online selection of distinctive toy and baby products. Headquartered in Wayne, NJ, Toys”R”Us, Inc. employs approximately 70,000 associates annually worldwide. The company is committed to serving its communities as a caring and reputable neighbor through programs dedicated to keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need. Additional information about Toys”R”Us, Inc. can be found on Toysrusinc.com. Follow Toys”R”Us, Babies”R”Us and FAO Schwarz on Facebook at Facebook.com/Toysrus, Facebook.com/Babiesrus and Facebook.com/FAO and on Twitter at Twitter.com/Toysrus and Twitter.com/Babiesrus.

*Toys”R”Us stores nationwide will open at 5pm on Thursday, November 28, except for stores in Paramus, NJ, which will open on Friday, November 29 at 7am, and select stores in Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Puerto Rico, which will have varying store open times. All 601 Toys”R”Us locations will close at 10pm on Friday, November 29. In general, these hours do not apply to Toys”R”Us Express or Outlet locations, which will follow the hours of their respective shopping centers. All store hours can be found online at www.Toysrus.com/BlackFridayStoreHours.
**Discounted item must be of equal or lesser value to the lowest priced item purchased. Select items, styles or events may not be available at all locations.
***Offer available in-store only. Quantities limited; no rain checks. Promotional Gift Card valid beginning 6 hours after activation and expires 2/1/14, except where prohibited. Limit one Promotional Gift Card per guest.

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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