WITH ONLY THREE SHOPPING DAYS LEFT ‘TIL CHRISTMAS, TOYS“R”US® OFFERS MORE THAN 100 DEALS FOR LAST-MINUTE SHOPPERS AS STORES CONTINUE TO RECEIVE DELIVERIES OF THE SEASON’S HOTTEST TOYS

Special Two-Day Sale Friday and Saturday Provides Procrastinators with Buy One Get One 50% Off Deals, Free Gifts With Purchase and Additional Incredible Discounts, While Shelves Are Restocked with Must-Haves, Including Air Swimmers eXtreme, Lalaloopsy Littles and More


WAYNE, NJ – (December 22, 2011) – With only three days left until Christmas, holiday shoppers can still find the hottest toys to cross off their lists, while discovering amazing savings at Toys“R”Us® stores nationwide during a special two-day sale on Friday, December 23 and Saturday, December 24. As truckloads of top toys – including Xia-Xia Hermit Crabs and My Keepon – arrive to refill the shelves at the World’s Greatest Toy Store, the company has planned an additional wave of more than 100 deals and discounts for customers who prefer to finish their Christmas shopping just in time to place presents under the tree.

“As last-minute shoppers fill our stores while on the hunt for must-have toys, they know they have the best chance of finding the hot toys in-stock through Christmas at Toys“R”Us,” said Greg Ahearn, Chief Marketing Officer, Toys“R”Us, U.S. “Plus, we’ve planned additional incredible values for shoppers visiting our stores on December 23 and 24 with buy one, get one 50%off deals, free gifts with purchase and significant discounts.”

THE Toy Authority Continues to Stock Hot Toys

From Cody Simpson and Lalaloopsy Littles to Xia-Xia Hermit Crabs, My Keepon and Air Swimmers eXtreme, Toys“R”Us continues to stock its store shelves with hot toys. Last-minute holiday shoppers still have the best chance of finding the must-have toys at Toys“R”Us. And, even after Santa returns to the North Pole, Toys“R”Us will remain the go-to destination for parents and kids looking for their favorite playthings well into the New Year.

Super Savings for the Final Round of Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

As bargain hunters with only a few shopping hours left rush to find the perfect, last-minute gifts, Toys“R”Us is offering super savings on Friday, December 23 and Saturday, December 24. Shoppers can take advantage of fantastic values on plush toys, bikes, construction sets, video games and outdoor items, among others.

Below are highlights of the deals and discounts valid atToys“R”Us stores all day Friday, December 23 and Saturday, December 24 until 10pm, while supplies last:

Hassle-Free Returns at The World’s Greatest Toy Store

Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us®stores nationwide, as well as Toysrus.com, will gladly accept returns made within 90 days of the purchase date for most items when accompanied by a customer’s original in-store receipt, gift receipt or online packing slip. Additionally, returns of video games, accessories and systems; computer software; VHS cassettes; DVDs; music; electronics; radio-control items; trading cards; collectibles; consumer electronics; monitors and breast pumps will be accepted within 45 days from the date of purchase. The company’s full return policy, including information about how money is refunded, can be found through a link – marked “Returns” – at the bottom of the Toysrus.com homepage.

During the two weeks following Christmas, Toys“R”Us, Inc. will accept returns of items purchased outside of the usual 90 day window. All other return requirements apply.

As an added convenience for customers without receipts and who also take part in the company’s complimentary loyalty program, Rewards“R”Us®, Toys“R”Us employees can look up past purchases simply by rescanning the shopper’s Rewards“R”Us card. All members have to do is remember to scan their card each and every time they shop at Toys“R”Us or Babies“R”Us stores. Full details on the Rewards“R”Us loyalty program can be found at Toysrus.com/rewards.

Additionally, over the course of this holiday shopping season, millions of customers have taken advantage of the company’s Rewards“R”Us loyalty program, which allows them to earn up to 10 percent back in “R”Us Dollars on purchases made at any “R”Us store nationwide or online at Toysrus.com or Babiesrus.com through Christmas Eve.* Customers who have accrued earnings between October 30, 2011 and December 24, 2011 will receive their Rewards certificates via email between December 26 and the end of January, with varying valid dates.  

About Toys“R”Us, Inc.

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 872 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.

*Valid dates may vary on reward certificates. Customers who spend $500 or more will earn the maximum reward of $50 in “R”Us Dollars. Qualifying purchases exclude gift cards, shipping and handling charges and reward-eligible greeting cards, formula and diapers. Reward certificates cannot be used to purchase or cover the cost of diapers, formula, gift cards, photo studios, video game hardware, video games, video game accessories, Apple products, Motherhood Maternity, Buyer Protection Plan, assembly fee, breast-pump rental fee, delivery fee, and shipping and handling.
**Free/Discounted item must be of equal or lesser value to the lowest priced item purchased.

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Media Contacts:
Toys“R”Us, Inc.
Adrienne O'Hara
(973) 617-4383
Adrienne.Ohara@toysrus.com

Bob Friedland 
(646) 366-8862
Bob.Friedland@toysrus.com