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Toys"R"Us® Stores Nationwide To Stay Open For 88 Continuous Hours Beginning 6am December 21 Through 10pm Christmas Eve

With the Best In-Stock Position on the Hottest Toys, "Buy Online, Pick Up In Store" Available Through Christmas Eve and Price Match Guarantee, Gift-Givers Will Find Everything They Need for a Merry and Bright Holiday at Toys"R"Us

WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With Christmas right around the corner, Toys"R"Us® today announced that its Toys"R"Us stores nationwide will keep their doors open for 88 consecutive hours of shopping beginning at 6am on Friday, December 21 through 10pm on Christmas Eve*, providing last-minute gift-givers with "all the toys, all the time," including the hottest toys of the season, as well as those that can only be found at Toys"R"Us.

Savvy shoppers will also get incredible values each day leading up to Christmas, as well as the company's Price Match Guarantee, helping them check off everything on their little one's wish list and stretch their holiday budgets. In addition, with shipments of the season's must-have toys arriving in stores every day through Christmas Eve, customers will find all of their favorites, including Nickelodeon® Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles items from Playmates, Bounce Bounce Tigger from Just Play, FurReal Friends® Baby Butterscotch from Hasbro® and tabeo from Toys"R"Us.

"By extending our shopping hours in the days leading up to Christmas, customers can take advantage of around-the-clock shopping at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide for all of their gift-giving needs whenever is most convenient to them," said Troy Rice, Executive Vice President, Stores and Services, Toys"R"Us, Inc. "In addition, with fantastic deals and discounts and the best in-stock position on the hottest toys, gift-givers won't need to shop anywhere else to get those coveted presents under the tree just in time for Santa's arrival on Christmas morning."

Following are highlights of the deals and discounts available at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide from Sunday, December 16 to Saturday, December 22, while supplies last**:

  • FREE $15 Toys"R"Us Gift Card with ANY Disney® Princess purchase of $75 or more
  • FREE $15 Toys"R"Us Gift Card with ANY Lalaloopsy purchase of $50 or more
  • FREE LEGO® Storage Case with ANY LEGO construction purchase of $50 or more – $13.99 value
  • SAVE $20 plus get a FREE $10 Toys"R"Us Gift Card with ANY Nintendo® 3DS or 3DS XL game system purchase
  • SAVE $25 on two or more Nintendo Wii games priced $49.99 and up
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF ALL NERF® items
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF ALL Crayola arts and crafts
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 40% OFF ALL video games priced $19.99 or less

In addition, to kick off the all-night shopping sessions, Toys"R"Us is holding a two-day sale from Friday, December 21 to Saturday, December 22, presenting budget-conscious consumers with the following select deals and discounts, among many others, available in stores nationwide, while supplies last**:

  • FREE $30 Toys"R"Us Gift Card with purchase of Kindle Fire HD 8.9"
  • FREE $15 Toys"R"Us Gift Card and bonus FREE speaker pouch with purchase of a 4th Gen Apple® 16GB iPod touch
  • FREE $10 Toys"R"Us Gift Card with the purchase of Meep!™ Kids Tablet
  • SAVE $25 on ALL LEGO City, Star Wars and Creator construction purchases of $100 or more
  • SAVE $10 on Monster High™ High School playset – Was $74.99, Now $64.99
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF select Mega Bloks®
  • BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF ALL K'NEX Angry Birds and Mario building sets

Last-Minute Online Shopping Solutions
For customers who prefer online shopping to holiday crowds, Toysrus.com offers the best and broadest assortment of toys, along with fantastic deals and enhanced omnichannel services such as "Buy Online, Pick Up In Store," helping shoppers get that perfect present whenever, wherever and however is easiest for them. Online gift-givers waiting until the eleventh hour to complete their holiday shopping lists can choose "Buy Online, Pick Up In Store" through 2pm on Christmas Eve and pickup their items in-store the same day. Those looking to send toys to friends and relatives farther away can also designate an alternate person to pick up their order at any Toys"R"Us store across the country with "Family and Friends Pick Up." 

In addition, orders placed by 3pm EST on Friday, December 21 are guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve with express shipping***. eGift Cards can also be ordered at any time and make a perfect last-minute present sure to bring Christmas cheer to kids of all ages.

Toys"R"Us Times Square Stays Open 543 Straight Hours in the 'City that Never Sleeps'
Toys"R"Us Times Square, the company's international flagship location, opened its doors for 24/7 shopping at 7am on Sunday, December 2, and is keeping them open until 10pm on Christmas Eve, providing New Yorkers and visitors alike a record-breaking 543 consecutive hours to shop around the clock for all their gift-giving needs.

Toys"R"Us Times Square will offer the same great deals and savings as Toys"R"Us stores nationwide, as well as specialty services such as Personal Shopping and Corporate Sales, providing customers with one-on-one attention and expert assistance from a highly-trained staff to help pick out the right toy quickly and easily. In addition, gift-wrapping and shipping to local, national and international locations is also available.

For all the latest news about the 2012 Holiday Season at Toys"R"Us, visit "R" Holiday Press Room at http://www.toysrusinc.com/press-room/r-holiday-press-room/.

*Toys"R"Us stores in Paramus, NJ, as well as Toys"R"Us Express and Outlet stores, will not be open 24 hours per day. The Toys"R"Us store in Framingham, MA will close at 6pm on Christmas Eve. All store hours can be found online at Toysrus.com/StoreLocator. 

**Quantities limited, no rain checks.

***Applies to shipments to all addresses within the 48 continental United States. The shipping deadline for Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico is December 17.

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 875 Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and in more than 645 international stores and over 150 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.

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