WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys"R"Us® today revealed its plan to help last-minute gift-givers check-off their holiday shopping lists during the upcoming weekend known as "Super Saturday." With more than 90% of gift-givers leaving their holiday shopping to the week before Christmas* last year, Toys"R"Us is offering holiday procrastinators great deals on top brands such as Vtech®, Pokemon® and Fisher-Price®, as well as discounts on the season's most sought-after toys, including video-streaming drones, hundreds of Star Wars items and Power Wheels® ride-ons.
Plus, Santa's elves can shop while the kids are sleeping, as Toys"R"Us stores nationwide will be open from 6am until 2am beginning Saturday, December 17**. Those who prefer shopping from home can purchase gifts through Wednesday, December 21 and still receive their order in time for Christmas*** using Expedited or Express Shipping. Whenever, wherever or however gift-givers plan to get their shopping completed this holiday season, Toys"R"Us is making it easy to find the best gifts at the best prices.
"Most of us, at one point or another, have realized at the last minute, that an item topping our loved one's wish list was missing from under the tree. And that moment of panic is only exacerbated when it's a present that your child is clamoring for," said Richard Barry, Global Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys"R"Us Inc. "We are pulling out all the stops to make it easier for customers to finish their last-minute shopping, offering more deals, longer in-store shopping hours, free shipping on orders $19 or more and Free In-Store Pick-up until 4pm on Christmas Eve."
"SUPER Saturday" Deals
Toys"R"Us will kick-off one of the busiest weekends of the holiday shopping season (also known as "Super Saturday") with deals on some of the season's hottest toys, helping to make shoppers' super-busy Super Saturday a huge success.
Following is a selection of deals that will be available at Toys"R"Us stores and Toysrus.com beginning FRIDAY, December 16 from 7am through SATURDAY, December 17 at 2am, while supplies last (no rain checks).
- BUY ONE, GET ONE 40% OFF ALL Star Wars (Prices Vary)
- BUY ONE, GET ONE 40% OFF ALL Fisher-Price Imaginext® Toys (Prices Vary)
- 20% OFF ALL Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures, Role Play Items and Playsets (Prices Vary)
- 20% OFF ALL Video Drones (Prices Vary)
- 20% OFF Imaginarium Purchases of $40 or more (Prices Vary, Exclusions Apply)
- ALL Power Wheels® on Sale (Prices Vary)
Holiday Shipping and Delivery in Time for Christmas
To ensure shoppers get their gifts in time for Christmas and Hanukkah, Toys"R"Us is offering the following shipping and delivery options:
- December 16: All online orders will receive FREE shipping on National Free Shipping Day by selecting "Standard Shipping" at checkout.
- December 19: Last day to take advantage of "Standard Shipping" method when placing an order by 11:59pm EST to receive your package in time for Christmas.
- December 21: Online orders placed before 3:00pm EST using "Expedited Shipping," or before 11:59pm EST using "Express Shipping" are guaranteed arrival by December 24***.
- December 24: Online orders placed by 6pm EST using "Free In-Store Pickup" service, will be available for pickup at the selected Toys"R"Us or Babies"R"Us® store.
Extended Shopping Hours
Beginning Saturday, December 17th through Thursday, December 22nd, Toys"R"Us stores nationwide will be open every day from 6am to 2am** (local time). And, not to disappoint the true shopping dawdlers, Toys"R"Us stores will open their doors for 39 straight hours beginning at 6am on Friday, December 23, continuing through 9pm Christmas Eve****.
Toys"R"Us Has the Hottest 2017 Toys Before the New Year
Throughout the month of December, Toys"R"Us will offer an early selection of toys in its stores and online at Toysrus.com that would normally roll out in 2017, but are available first at Toys"R"Us for the remainder of the year, including Shopkins™ Happy Places House Extensions (in-store only), Skylanders® Imaginators Tree House Playset, and Power Rangers™ Ninja Steel.
* National Retail Federation. Press Room. 90-Percent of Holiday Shoppers Still Have Lists to Wrap Up (2015)
** Items that are not available to be shipped within 1-2 business days may not arrive by December 24. Only applicable to shipments within the continental United States. View the full Christmas Shipping Calendar for more details.
***Toys"R"Us stores in Paramus, NJ, and Puerto Rico, as well as Toys"R"Us Express and Outlet stores, will have varying store hours between 12/16-12/22. All store hours can be found online at Toysrus.com/StoreLocator
****Toys"R"Us stores in Paramus, NJ, as well as Toys "R"Us Express and Outlet stores, will not be open 24 hours. All store hours can be found online at Toysrus.com/StoreLocator.
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About Toys"R"Us, Inc.
Toys"R"Us, Inc. is the world's leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. Merchandise is sold in 875 Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam, and in more than 765 international stores and over 245 licensed stores in 37 countries and jurisdictions. With its strong portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com, the company provides shoppers with a broad online selection of distinctive toy and baby products. Toys"R"Us, Inc. is headquartered in Wayne, NJ, and has an annual workforce of approximately 62,000 employees 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. Since 1992, the Toys"R"Us Children's Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys"R"Us, Inc., has donated more than $125 million in grants to children's charities. For more information, visit Toysrusinc.com or follow @ToysRUsNews on Twitter. Follow Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us on Facebook at Facebook.com/Toysrus and Facebook.com/Babiesrus and on Twitter at Twitter.com/Toysrus and Twitter.com/Babiesrus.
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