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  • / E-Retailers

    Eddie Bauer files for bankruptcy

    Eddie Bauer Holdings Inc. is the latest big name retail brand to file for bankruptcy. The retailer filed for Chapter 11 Wednesday and plans to sell its assets for $202 million to CCMP Capital Advisors LLC, a private equity firm.

    Posted 06/18/2009Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Eddie Bauer Holdings Inc. is the latest big name retail brand to file for bankruptcy. The retailer filed for Chapter 11 Wednesday and plans to sell its assets for $202 million to CCMP Capital Advisors LLC, a private equity firm.
  • / Technology

    Toys ‘R’ Us purchases venerable toy retailer FAO Schwarz

    Toys ‘R’ Us has bought FAO Schwarz, a multichannel retailer best known for its lavish toy emporium on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Toys ‘R’ Us says it will operate FAO Schwarz as a separate brand. The companies did not reveal a purchase price.

    Posted 05/28/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Toys ‘R’ Us has bought FAO Schwarz, a multichannel retailer best known for its lavish toy emporium on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Toys ‘R’ Us says it will operate FAO Schwarz as a separate brand. The companies did not reveal a purchase price.

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  • KB Toys moves online fulfillment into former eToys facility

    Online and store-based toy retailer KB Toys is taking over the 444,000-square-foot former eToys warehouse and will hire as many as 450 to handle holiday operations.

    Posted 08/09/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Online and store-based toy retailer KB Toys is taking over the 444,000-square-foot former eToys warehouse and will hire as many as 450 to handle holiday operations.
  • / E-Retailers

    Toys R Us online sales triple in the first quarter

    Toys R Us’s deal with Amazon.com is paying off as the toy retailer saw three times as many sales in the first quarter this year as in Q1 2000.

    Posted 05/21/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Toys R Us’s deal with Amazon.com is paying off as the toy retailer saw three times as many sales in the first quarter this year as in Q1 2000.
  • / Technology

    KB Toys will become the toy provider at Sears.com

    Under an expanded agreement with Sears, KB Toys will bring 2,500 new toys to Sears.com and 900 to the Sears Christmas catalog. In addition, KB Toys will sell brands that had not been available at Sears.com before.

    Posted 09/26/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Under an expanded agreement with Sears, KB Toys will bring 2,500 new toys to Sears.com and 900 to the Sears Christmas catalog. In addition, KB Toys will sell brands that had not been available at Sears.com before.
  • KB Toys acquires additional eToys assets

    KB Toys has paid $3.35 million to acquire the URL, trade names and trademarks from bankrupt eToys. Less than a month ago, it acquired eToys` inventory.

    Posted 05/18/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    KB Toys has paid $3.35 million to acquire the URL, trade names and trademarks from bankrupt eToys. Less than a month ago, it acquired eToys` inventory.
  • Why KBkids Isn't Kidding Around With Its TV Dollars

    KBkids.com is turning up the heat in the fourth quarter with a $43 million advertising campaign which breaks nationally this week. The campaign, which includes national television, print, out-of-home, and in-store promotions, is the largest campaign for any Internet toy retailer. Following is a breakdown of the campaign details. The ads were created by San Francisco-based Goldberg Moser O'Neill. Television The initial television campaign consists...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    KBkids.com is turning up the heat in the fourth quarter with a $43 million advertising campaign which breaks nationally this week. The campaign, which includes national television, print, out-of-home, and in-store promotions, is the largest campaign for any Internet toy retailer. Following is a…
  • / E-Retailers

    It’s game over for KB Toys stores, but business as usual online

    For the second time in four years KB Toys Inc. is filing for bankruptcy and closing stores. It remains business as usual for KBToys.com, which is operated under a long term licensing agreement by The Parent Co.

    Posted 12/12/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    For the second time in four years KB Toys Inc. is filing for bankruptcy and closing stores. It remains business as usual for KBToys.com, which is operated under a long term licensing agreement by The Parent Co.
  • / E-Retailers

    eToys Direct targets $100 million in first profitable year

    The eToys brand is alive and well, having re-emerged as a toy retailer and services provider with expected first-year sales of $100 million. “We expect to be profitable this year,” eToys Direct CEO Mike Wagner says.

    Posted 01/07/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The eToys brand is alive and well, having re-emerged as a toy retailer and services provider with expected first-year sales of $100 million. “We expect to be profitable this year,” eToys Direct CEO Mike Wagner says.
  • / E-Retailers

    KBkids.com's IPO Still On

    Consolidated Stores Corp. says it remains committed to an initial public offering for toy e-retailer KBkids.com, even though the parent company has announced a respositioning drive to boost its sagging stock price. The site is a joint venture between Consolidated Stores, which operates more than 1,300 K*B Toys stores nationwide, and BrainPlay.com, an online retailer of specialty children's products. Consolidated Stores, which also operates Big...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Consolidated Stores Corp. says it remains committed to an initial public offering for toy e-retailer KBkids.com, even though the parent company has announced a respositioning drive to boost its sagging stock price. The site is a joint venture between Consolidated Stores, which operates more than 1…

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