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Five minutes with Toys ‘R’ Us’ COO Lian Yu

We talked to Toys 'R' Us' chief operating officer to get an insight into the toy company's transformation.

Digital-first Toys ‘R’ Us posts solid sales during the first-half

The company has added 30 new brands since August last year and to manage seasonal demand in January, selected ranges hav...

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.

Toys ‘R’ Us rides Black Friday boom, but delivery delays bite

While sales growth was welcome, it also meant Toys ‘R’ Us had to delay the implementation of a next-day delivery service...

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.

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.

Why Toys ‘R’ Us is investing in robots for peak trading season

The company has made an initial investment of $2 million in robot technology at its new warehouse in Dandenong South.

Toys ‘R’ Us to open immersive experience centre in Victoria next year

The experience centre will be co-located with a new office and state-of-the-art logistics hub to enable the retailer’s a...

Toys “R” Us promotes new COO, sells off local toy manufacturer

Yu was also previously general manager of Hobby Warehouse for eight years and general manager of Mittoni for 10 years.

Funtastic rebranding as Toys ‘R’ Us ANZ in retail-led transformation

According to CEO Louis Mittoni, the change in identity reflects an “evolving focus with a strong a confident brand.”

‘Always thank your team’ — and other management tips from a Toys R Us exec

To be a good manager, always begin with the end in mind and think of the customer at the centre.

How a curious experiment became a delivery “game changer” for Toys R Us

Partnering with food delivery service DoorDash became a game changer for global toy chain Toys R Us.

Funtastic sees fruits of Toys ‘R’ Us acquisition in November

The additional revenue streams afforded by Hobby Warehouse and Toys ‘R’ Us boosted revenue by 60 per cent.
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Funtastic’s Toys ‘R’ Us acquisition complete, looks to accelerate growth

Head of Hobby Warehouse takes up role of CEO of the combined company.

From the source: Louis Mittoni, Toys ‘R’ Us, Babies ‘R’ Us

Hobby Warehouse owner on bringing the iconic retail brand back to life.

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.

Build-A-Bear Australia enters voluntary administration

National retailer to close 10 stores in a month as part of business restructure.

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.

Where are the leaders of the future?

Australian retail suffers from a dearth of strong, creative leadership, even when talent is recruited from overseas.