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Toys”R”Us

  1. Toys R Us, Other Major UK Toy Stores, To Drop “Boys” And “Girls” Sections

    Today in Awesome

    Remember back when Harrods department store in London opened their first gender-neutral toy department? That was pretty cool, huh? Now other major retailers in the UK—including Tesco, Sainsbury's, Boots, and Toys R Us—are moving in a similar direction, abolishing gender-specific aisles after being convinced of what a ridiculous notion is it for toys to be "for" any specific gender. This calls for a slow clap.

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  2. Get Ready for Riots: Toys R’ Us Says Wii U Pre-Order Shipments May Be Delayed

    Black friday may not be until next week, but tomorrow may be the most intense shopping day of the year for gamers. The Wii U will be available starting at midnight, tonight, kicking off a new generation of game consoles. Millions of Nintendo fanboys have been counting the days, clutching at pre-order receipts that represent a specific console in a box that's waiting for them in a store somewhere even now... Or so they thought. Yesterday, with less than 48 hours to go before the console is expected to hit stores, Toys R' Us has started contacting customers to warn them that their Wii U shipments have been delayed, and pre-ordered consoles may not be available on launch day.

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  3. Toys R Us Moves Into The Competitive World Of Tablets With $150 Tabeo For Kids

    And So It Begins

    We know Toys 'R' Us does toys - heck, it's right there in the name - but today they're venturing into uncharted territory. The retail chain will soon be selling their very own tablet created especially for kids. So instead of breaking your expensive technological device, they can break their own! 

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  4. Toys “R” Us Entering the Tablet Game With a Tablet for Kids

    In an unintentional effort to match those four-button mobile phones for kids, Toys "R" Us will be releasing their own tablet aimed at the same youthful market. Dubbed the Tabeo, it will cost $149.99, and will be exclusively available from Toys "R" Us starting October 21. The Tabeo will only be available at the toy store chain in an attempt to avoid "showrooming," which is when customers try out a product at a retail store in person, but then actually purchase the product from another vendor, usually online, at a cheaper price. However, will a child-focused tablet priced at $149.99 be a good venture, whether or not customers can only obtain it from Toys "R" Us proper?

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