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Gifts & toys

Gifts & toys Archives

Lego Foundation launches US$143m fund for childhood development

The Lego Foundation has launched a US$143 million global challenge to fund initiatives that make a positive impact on th...

Can Hollywood star Margot Robbie make Barbie the next Lego?

The Australian actress is producing and starring in Barbie's first ever live-action movie. Will it do for Mattel what Th...

Child’s play: Inside Toys ‘R’ Us’ expansion strategy

After a major upgrade of its e-commerce operations, the toy retailer is now planning its return to the UK.

The largest Lego store in the southern hemisphere is coming to Melbourne

And it brings a slew of new features and experiences to Australian customers.
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Australia Post delivers 52 million parcels over Christmas period

With Omicron cases surging, 5.6 million Australian households shopped online for Christmas.

Inside Lego’s Launderette of Dreams in London

Lego's temporary installation, the Launderette of Dreams, opened in October for several weeks in London,

EB Games owner being investigated over meme-stock trading frenzy

Video game retailer GameStop Corp, which owns and operates EB Games in Australia, said it was issued a subpoena by the U...

Toymate to open Australia’s ‘largest toy store’ in the run up to Christmas

Toymate is opening what it claims to be Australia’s largest toy store next week, the fourth to open in four weeks.

The modern retail playbook: The new normal standards of logistics

What do two retailers like Edible Blooms and Appliances Online selling chocolate bouquets and bulky whitegoods have in c...

Inside Dyson’s first Australian demo store

Dyson taps into demand for education with service and experience centre in Sydney’s west.

Toys ‘R’ Us Australia to head up UK revival

The deal serves as an “acknowledgement” of the group’s hard work in reviving the business in Australia.

Beyond gender: How Lego’s push for ‘inclusive play’ reflects social change

The toy brand's promise to remove gender stereotypes from all its marketing going forward is likely to appeal to younger...

Colosseum kits and plastic flowers help Lego’s earnings double

Toymaker Lego doubled its earnings in the first six months of the year as customers flocked to its reopened stores to bu...

Toys ‘R’ Us downgrades FY21 result with $5.1 million loss

Toys 'R' Us has released an updated set of figures to the market which paint a less rosy image of its FY21.

Bottles to bears: The Aussie toy company making Walmart more sustainable

Australian toy company Headstart is shaking up the category with an eco-friendly range of plush toys set to hit Walmart ...