Articles in the Retail Category

Amazon Deal – Buy $100 of iTunes Gift Cards, Get 20%/$20 Dollars Off
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Posted in Apple, Retail on 24 November 2018
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Amazon Deal – Buy $100 of iTunes Gift Cards, Get 20%/$20 Dollars Off A nice deal just for yourself also – good for movies, music, games, ebooks & apps. You get a 20% discount 0n everything you buy even things on sale – for instance, there are a lot of movies for $5 this week […]

FAO Schwarz Coming (Back) to 30 Rock, NYC
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Posted in Retail on 9 November 2018
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ThreeSixty Brands, which bought the FAO Schwarz brand from Toys “R” Us plans to open a NYC flagship store by November at 30 Rockefeller Center. Send us a pic if you are there to check it out. Tweet This Post

Toys R Us – Back From the Dead?
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Posted in Retail on 4 October 2018
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The WSJ is reporting that the private parties holding the TRU brand might be thinking about reviving the retail business … It’s hard to say if hey will open retail stores or just concentrate online but at least they’re thinking about it. It obviously won’t happen this year but it’ll be nice to see them […]

Finally, I Bought a Coke with My Face
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Posted in Retail on 18 September 2018
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Nice, I bought a Coke by tapping my phone and scanning my noggin! Tweet This Post

Halloween City-Toy City Pop Up Store Locations Announced
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Retail on 31 August 2018
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As previously announced, Party City announced a Toy City pop up toy store  for the holidays. Soft opening as early as today … Party City’s Halloween City might be combining with a Toy City pop up store … so check it out and let us know what you think – send pics! Westside Centre 6275 University Dr. […]

Party City & Amazon to Fill the Holiday Giraffe Sized Hole
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Posted in Retail on 17 July 2018
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While we won’t have TRU around this holiday-Christmas season – Amazon & Party City has plans to cover the Giraffe Sized Hole. PARTY CITY POP UP STORES … “Party City plans to operate 50 pop-up toy stores from September through the holiday-shopping season, possibly in former locations of the defunct chain, executives said in an interview. […]

Amazon Prime Day – Get $10 Coupon at Whole Foods
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Posted in Retail on 16 July 2018
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Amazon Prime Day starts today at noon PST/3 PM EST … but there’s an extra coupon : But FIRST go to Whole Foods by spending $10 or more there. From July 11 through July 17, Amazon Prime members will receive $10 Amazon credit to use on Amazon Prime Day when they spend $10 or more […]

Private equity bosses took $200m out of Toys R Us
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Posted in Retail on 4 June 2018
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Not surprising … “Private equity bosses took $200m out of Toys R Us and crashed the company, lifetime employees got $0 in severance …” You can read the rest at BoigBoing.net. Tweet This Post

Toys R Us: The Slow Fade
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Posted in Retail, Toys on 11 May 2018
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Thanks for the heads up, “Alberto A.” The two TRU by me has been stripped clear of CARS other than the plastic windups … If your store has those overhead signage, there might be some stock behind it. Help yourself.   Tweet This Post

Goodbye Old Friend – Toys R Us
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Retail on 15 March 2018
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It’s looks like it’s over. While they will attempt to sell the chain, it seems unlikely there is a buyer (way too debt)  – anyone interested would simply wait until they are officially bankrupt (so the debts are wiped)  before buying the name – it may eventually return but most likely it will be a […]