ToysRUs Stores Closing Sale Details Released In FAQ

Posted: Mar 23 2018, 1:47am CDT | by , Updated: Apr 10 2018, 12:43am CDT, in News | Toys

 
ToysRUs Stores Closing Sale Details Released in FAQ

Toys R Us liquidation sale kicks off on Friday.

The ToysRUs Store Closing sales begin for real now on Friday, March 23. The troubled toy retailer released the details about the liquidation sale in a store closing FAQ online. The document clearly states that the store closing sales begin today.

Update April: ToysRUs has now set up a dedicated site for the closure sale at Toysrusclosingsale.com with all details. In the meanwhile, the ToysRUs online store has closed.

Update: List of closing stores and details about discounts revealed.

All store events are canceled including Babies First Easter events. TRU reward coupons are effectively worthless as of yesterday. You will not earn any new points, even if they show up in your account. Endless earnings, in the form of e-gift cards, will be accepted for another 30 days, effective March 23, 2018.

The ToysRUs Endless Earnings program will continue to be honored through and including April 21, 2018. Customers can continue to use their Toys“R”Us credit card for through the end of the liquidation sales. However, any rewards or discounts previously associated with the cards will no longer be accepted/provided. Gift cards and coupons cannot be returned for cash.

Gift cards, including e-gift cards, will continue to be honored through and including April 21, 2018. You can't use gift cards from Canada anymore at US stores. All ToysRUs coupons have lost their validity including Geoffrey Birthday Club coupons.

ToysRUs is continuing to accept returns under our normal policies for any purchases made at non-closing stores or online until April 21, 2018. However, any purchases made during store closing sales (including those store closings that have been in process at certain stores for the last few months and those that are beginning on Thursday, March 22) are all final and returns will not be accepted.

Most ToysRUs stores open at 10 am local time. This is not a drill. The ToysRUs store closing sale begins this morning. To be able to find discounts on the widest selection of toys, you have to get to your local ToysRUs store this morning. Read all ToysRUs Store Closing details in the FAQ published by ToysRUs online (pdf).

As reported on Wednesday, ToysRUs plans to begin the store closing sales in all ToysRUs and BabiesRUs stores. The going-out-of-business sale is expected to last into June. There are over 735 ToysRUs stores remaining. At around 150 stores, the closing sales have already begun last month.

Yesterday a report in the Washington Post where Amy von Walter, EVP, Global Communications, Philanthropy and Customer Care at ToysRUs confirmed that the ToysRUs store closing sales would begin Thursday caused for a lot of confusion.

Amy von Walter states that the liquidation sales will be taking place at all ToysRUs and BabiesRUs store locations. This is despite the Canadian ToysRUs deal that is still in negotiations. Toymaker MGA Entertainment is leading an initiative to buy the Canadian ToysRUs unit and up to 400 US ToysRUs locations. If they deal is not happing fast, these stores will be empty shells.

According to the Post, the online store of ToysRUs will not start a liquidation sale just yet. You need to keep in mind that all sales will be final when you shop for deals on toys today. Toys R Us and Babies R Us will continue to accept gift cards and e-gift cards for another 30 days. ToysRUs coupons will not be accepted anymore. BabiesRUs registry users with "endless earnings" and other rewards must redeem them by mid-April.

There are no details yet on the discounts you can expect in the ToysRUs Stores Closing Sales today. If you have time to spare this morning, just head to your local ToysRUs store and see what the deals are like. For deal hunters, the ToysRUs store closing sale is a long-term project.

The toy retailer will very likely begin with modest discounts to leverage the publicity about the kick-off of the store closing sale. The advantage of shopping the store closing sales early is the selection. Toy makers are not happy with the wind-down process and will not supply any new inventory. What is gone will be gone for good.

The ToysRUs store closing deals will be up to 30% initially depending on the product category. Popular toy brands like Lego will be on sale with much lower discounts. In the UK, deal hunters can only save 15% on construction toys including Lego.

The ToysRUs liquidation sale is going to be a hot opportunity to save on toys, but it's not a Black Friday, at least initially. The discounts grow bigger in the course of the liquidation sale. The biggest savings will be available just before closing, but obviously, the selection of quality and popular toys will be small.

To find ToysRUs store locations, use the online store search. We also expect that the closing sale will be also in some form be available online at toysrus.com. To find a local BabyRUs store use the BabyRUs online store search on the babiesrus site.

We will provide the details of the ToysRUs Store Closing Sale as soon as they are announced. Check out also our Easter Toy Gift Guide for 2018. Get the free Tracker app to get notified when the hottest toys and most wanted amiibo of 2018 are in stock online. You can already subscribe to be notified when Pomsies, Fur Babies World, 5 Surprise ball, and more hot 2018 toys are in stock.

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