November 21, 2011 // Franchising.com // Wayne, NJ - Toys"R"Us® today announced that to celebrate the kickoff to the holiday shopping season, Toysrus.com will offer exceptional deals and savings throughout the weekend beginning at 7am on Thanksgiving Day. The company also announced customers can get a “click start” on Cyber Monday starting at 6pm on Sunday, November 27 on Toysrus.com, with new deals being added all week long for the site’s biggest Cyber Week sale ever. In addition to incredible savings, Toysrus.com will have free shipping offers site-wide throughout the holiday weekend and Cyber Week.
Gift-givers looking to start their holiday shopping early can visit Toysrus.com beginning at 7am on Thanksgiving Day to find exclusive online-only deals on thousands of items, including some of the hottest toys of the season. Then at 9pm, the extraordinary values that will be found in Toys"R"Us stores nationwide when they open on Thanksgiving night* will also be made available online at Toysrus.com.** The site will also unveil more than 100 online-only deals for Friday, November 25, and Saturday, November 26. In addition, new and current Rewards“R”Us® members can earn 10 percent back on purchases through Saturday, December 24.***
“This holiday season, we are pulling out all the stops on Toysrus.com by offering extraordinary deals on thousands of items, including the hottest, most in-demand toys,” said Greg Ahearn, Chief Marketing Officer, Toys"R"Us, U.S. “Gift-givers are sure to find savings on the perfect present while shopping our biggest Cyber Week sale ever, and taking advantage of our site-wide free shipping offer.”
In addition, starting at 12:01am on Thanksgiving Day, MasterCard® cardholders can take advantage of a special online-only limited time offer on Toysrus.com enabling them to save $25 on toy purchases of $150 or more when ANY MasterCard card is used at checkout.****
Savvy shoppers can check back each day on Toysrus.com for new and exciting deals all week long! Those shopping for babies and toddlers can also take advantage of UP TO 30% OFF thousands of items on Babiesrus.com, including car seats, strollers, furniture and much more, during the site’s biggest Cyber Week ever beginning at 6pm on Sunday, November 27 through Saturday, December 3.
From Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Week, Toysrus.com will offer free shipping on purchases of $49 or more site-wide. Also, during Cyber Week customers can take advantage of “Buy Online, Pick Up In Store,” a service that offers customers the ability to shop the fantastic deals online, while giving them the flexibility to pick up their purchases conveniently at the Guest Services desk at a nearby “R”Us® store. Appealing to customers who want to avoid shipping costs, “Buy Online, Pick Up In Store” is a complimentary service and guarantees in-store access within two hours of ordering.
Items eligible for “Buy Online, Pick Up In Store” are indicated as such on their product pages on Toysrus.com. Customers can enter their zip code to find the nearest stores with inventory to determine where the item is available for pick up. Orders must be picked up within five days, and only the purchaser or a person they have designated during the checkout process may pick up the order. A driver’s license or government-issued ID is required to pick up an online order in-store.
Toysrus.com continues to offer the most convenient and efficient ways for customers to shop and pay for their purchases. To find the perfect gifts for little ones this Christmas, shoppers can browse customer reviews and product videos, as well as use the online Gift Finder to find the right present to fit every budget. In addition, customers have the option of paying with a variety of secure options, including PayPal™, Bill Me Later®, credit cards, Toys"R"Us and Babies“R”Us® gift cards, as well as eGift cards.
Online deal-seekers shopping during Cyber Week can take advantage of a limited-time Bill Me Later offer to make flexible payments over time as an alternative to the company’s in-store layaway program. Through Saturday, December 31, eligible customers can enjoy no payments plus no interest if paid in full in six months for purchases over $100 or no payments plus no interest if paid in full in 12 months for purchases over $500.*****
*Toys"R"Us stores nationwide will open at 9pm on Thursday, November 24, except for stores in Paramus, NJ, which will open on Friday, November 25 at 7am, and select stores in Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Puerto Rico, which will have varying store open times. In general, these hours do not apply to Toys"R"Us Express or Outlet locations, which will follow the hours of their respective shopping centers. All store hours can be found online at www.Toysrus.com/BlackFridayStoreHours.
**Gift Card with purchase offers will be available in-store only.
***Excludes purchases of gift cards, shipping and handling charges, and reward eligible greeting cards, formula, diapers and LeapFrog products. See a store employee or Toysrus.com/Rewards for maximum rewards and complete details. Customers who spend $500 or more will earn the maximum reward of $50 in “R”Us Dollars.
****For a limited time, receive $25 off your toy purchase of $150 or more (excluding tax, shipping and Buyer Protection Plan) when you use any MasterCard Card at checkout. $150 or more must be spent on a MasterCard Card in order to receive the discount. Neither purchase of a gift card nor purchase made using a gift card applies toward the $150. Offer applies to online transactions at Toysrus.com only. Discount will be applied automatically during checkout when a MasterCard card is used as method of payment. Offer not applicable to canceled orders due to out-of-stock merchandise. Discount not applicable with returned merchandise; total discount will be deducted from the value of any returned item to which the discount applied. This promotional offer may be modified or terminated at any time without notice. We reserve the right to cancel any order due to unauthorized, altered, or ineligible use of a discount. MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.
*****Bill Me Later is subject to credit approval as determined by the lender, WebBank, Salt Lake City, Utah and is available to US customers who are of legal age in their state of residence. You must pay with Bill Me Later® to get the offer. Click here to view important disclosures about payment amounts and terms. Offer expires at 11:59PM EST on December 31, 2011.
Toys"R"Us, Inc. is the world’s leading dedicated toy and juvenile products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. Merchandise is sold in 873 Toys"R"Us and Babies“R”Us stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and in more than 600 international stores and over 140 licensed stores in 35 countries and jurisdictions. In addition, it exclusively operates the legendary FAO Schwarz brand and sells extraordinary toys in the brand’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. With its strong portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com, eToys.com and FAO.com, it provides shoppers with a broad online selection of distinctive toy and baby products. Headquartered in Wayne, NJ, Toys"R"Us, Inc. employs approximately 70,000 associates annually worldwide. The company is committed to serving its communities as a caring and reputable neighbor through programs dedicated to keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need. Additional information about Toys"R"Us, Inc. can be found on Toysrusinc.com. Follow Toys"R"Us, Babies“R”Us and FAO Schwarz on Facebook at Facebook.com/Toysrus, Facebook.com/Babiesrus and Facebook.com/FAO and on Twitter at Twitter.com/Toysrus and Twitter.com/Babiesrus.