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Gifts & toys

Gifts & toys Archives

From the source: Ben Hare, Tinyme

The COO talks challenges and huge opportunities of customised kids' products.

Alceon opens first certified Lego store in Melbourne

Store opening at Westfield Doncaster draws five-hour-long queue.

Locations announced for new Lego stores in Queensland

Stores opening in Robina Town Centre and Chermside shopping centre.

Lego announces first Victorian store

The Westfield Doncaster store will be the brand's first in Victoria.

Halloween in Australia: “It’s becoming a really big event”

The Party People is opening a 3000sqm Halloween pop-up in Melbourne next month.

From the source: Sarah Donges, Box for Monkeys

Retail veteran on building a brand for "bored kids".

Inside the Australian relaunch of Toys ‘R’ Us

Toy juggernaut returning to the local market in a ‘big’ way.

Toys ‘R’ Us launches on eBay

New store adds more than 4000 items to the online marketplace.

Enter through the gift shop

The flash new MoMa store in Tokyo is the latest example of museum shops upping their game.

Tru Kids Brands in talks to bring Toys ‘R’ Us back to Australia

New owner in talks with local partners to bring brand back to Australia.

Toy retailing to slow in 2019

Category to see revenue drop approximately 16 per cent, according to research by IBISWorld.

EBay flags toy offering ahead of first Toys ‘R’ Us-less Christmas

Retailers look to fill giraffe-sized hole in the market.

Analyst: Toys ‘R’ Us revival unlikely in Australia

Rumours suggest a revival of the brand is on the cards in the US.

Fung Retailing may be forced to sell Toys R Us stake

Lenders try to have a US court force Hong Kong’s Fung Group to sell its stake in the profitable Asian subsidiary.

Last Toys ‘R’ Us stores close early August

Toy chain to be wound down within a month.

Toys ‘R’ Us Australia is shutting down

Approximately 700 workers will be affected as Toys 'R' Us and Babies 'R' Us are wound down.

Toys R Us searches for buyers as competitors wait in the wings

Online players and discount department stores slated to benefit if no suitor is found.

Toy billionaire launches $1 billion campaign to #SaveToysRUs

Campaign to save embattled retailer launches.

From the source: Gavin Port, Build-a-Bear

Meet the man who helped grow the business into a national brand.