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Toys”R”Us, Tesco and Asda sign up for Brands & Retail UK ‘Meet the Buyers’ Networking Party

Ryan Beaird, Event Director of Brands & Retail UK, has announced a new format for the summer conference taking place at the British Library (London) on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July 2022. The ‘Meet the Buyers’ Networking Party – sponsored by Fabacus – is a speed networking ticket event …

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Toys”R”Us UK appoints Sarah Harding as Senior Buyer

Louis Mittoni, CEO and Managing Director at Toys”R”Us Australia, has announced the appointment of Sarah Harding to the company’s UK team as Senior Buyer of toys.  Sarah has a wealth of toy experience, having begun her journey 20 years ago at Woolworths and Entertainment UK before moving to Hamleys. She spent eight years …

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Toys”R”Us to open US flagship store with two-storey slide and ice-cream parlour

WHP Global, the parent company of Toys”R”Us, is to open a new two-storey flagship store inside New Jersey retail centre American Dream. The store, set to open in mid December, will be the first US Toys”R”Us flagship store and will feature a modern two-level retail concept that spans 20,000 square feet. …

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Toys R Us and Babies R Us returning to UK in 2022

Toys R Us today announced it has signed a long-term exclusive licence agreement for Toys R US ANZ to run digital and physical retail commerce for Toys R Us and Babies R Us in the United Kingdom. The milestone is an acknowledgment of the successful relaunch of both brands in …

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Toys R Us makes major return to the US in Macy’s shop in shop partnership

Toys R Us is preparing for its latest reincarnation, this time through a major new partnership to launch shop within shop concessions in more than 400 Macy’s stores across the United States. Revealed earlier this week, Macy’s Inc has teamed up with WHP Global to bring the Macy’s and Toys …

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Licensing Expo Virtual’s On Demand Content goes live ahead of show’s launch next week

The on-demand content surrounding this year’s Licensing Expo Virtual has now gone live, with the show scheduled to take place only one week from now, when it will play host to some 3,000 confirmed digital meetings. Slated to take place from August 24th to 26th and produced in partnership with …

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Abu Dhabi retailer Tablez to launch 250 toy shops in India in next five years

The Abu Dhabi-based retailer, Tablez is investing heavily into the evolving India toy market with the planned launch of 250 new stores across the country in the next five years, as well as a significant rebranding of its current portfolio of toy shops in India. In 2017, Tablez secured a …

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Global news | Flipkart partners with WHP Global to bring Toys R Us and Babies R Us to India’s online shoppers

The e-commerce platform Flipkart has entered into a joint venture with Ace Turtle to bring Toys R Us and Babies R Us to online consumers across India. The deal has been struck with WHP Global, the controlling shareholder of Toys R Us. The partnership will mean that both Toys R …

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DKB Toys appoints James Luff as account manager as the firm sees surge in new signings

DKB Toys & Distribution has appointed James Luff to the role of account manager to focus on growing and nurturing the firm’s independent trade accounts going forward. The move was made in response to a reported ‘surge in new account signings’ with the toy firm this year. Luff previously spent …

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WHP Global takes controlling stake in Tru Kids with expansion plans for Toys R Us, Babies R Us and more

The New York brand acquisition and management firm, WHP Global has taken a controlling interest in Tru Kids Inc, the parent company to Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Geoffrey the Giraffe brands, and more than 20 established consumer toy and baby brands. Under the acquisition, WHP will now manage …

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