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  • / Technology

    Hasbro.com re-launches

    Hasbro.com has re-launched with a new gift-finder with suggestions based on age, toy category and retail price; video demonstration technology from Vendaria; and new search results that link to retail sites.

    Posted 11/25/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Hasbro.com has re-launched with a new gift-finder with suggestions based on age, toy category and retail price; video demonstration technology from Vendaria; and new search results that link to retail sites.
  • Execs R Us

    Toysrus.com has hired four executives to drive the toy retailer's Internet strategy. New vice presidents are Michael Blancone, who also is chief logistics officer, responsible for three fulfillment facilities with 2 million square feet; Ray Arthur, finance and administration; Jim Brownell, information technology; and David Braxton, customer service. Blancone most recently was at Reebok's Greg Norman Division. Arthur was vice president, controller...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Toysrus.com has hired four executives to drive the toy retailer's Internet strategy. New vice presidents are Michael Blancone, who also is chief logistics officer, responsible for three fulfillment facilities with 2 million square feet; Ray Arthur, finance and administration; Jim Brownell,…
  • All Aboard Toys acquires certain assets from AnneMail

    All Aboard Toys, which operates the toy site AllAboardToys.com, has acquired competitor AnneMail for an undisclosed price.

    Posted 03/29/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    All Aboard Toys, which operates the toy site AllAboardToys.com, has acquired competitor AnneMail for an undisclosed price.

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  • / Technology

    E-retailer gets a hobby: Nailing new niches

    Pure-play HobbyTron.com is adding categories and products with the aim to lift sales from $8 million to $50 million in five to seven years.

    Posted 06/12/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Pure-play HobbyTron.com is adding categories and products with the aim to lift sales from $8 million to $50 million in five to seven years.
  • / E-Retailers

    All Aboard Toys and Ty’s Toy Box become playmates

    There will soon be a bigger toy e-retailer on the playground. Ty’s Toy Box and All Aboard Toys are merging to create what they say will be the largest online toy store specializing in merchandise tied to popular cartoon characters.

    Posted 04/17/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    There will soon be a bigger toy e-retailer on the playground. Ty’s Toy Box and All Aboard Toys are merging to create what they say will be the largest online toy store specializing in merchandise tied to popular cartoon characters.
  • / Technology

    Car Toys takes to the web for sales training

    Car Toys, retailer of auto sound systems, has signed with Knowledge Anywhere to develop a web-based training program for 1,100 employees in 51 locations.

    Posted 11/05/2001Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Car Toys, retailer of auto sound systems, has signed with Knowledge Anywhere to develop a web-based training program for 1,100 employees in 51 locations.
  • / Marketing

    A simpler design boosts conversion rates at AllAboardToys.com

    AllAboardToys.com has found simplicity and speed work when it comes to increasing sales at its web store. Since the toy retailer debuted a new web site that executives say makes searches easier and speeds up results, conversion rates have doubled.

    Posted 10/20/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    AllAboardToys.com has found simplicity and speed work when it comes to increasing sales at its web store. Since the toy retailer debuted a new web site that executives say makes searches easier and speeds up results, conversion rates have doubled.
  • / Technology

    Child's Play for Toys R Us

    To help ease customers' frustration and anger, which resulted from order processing and fulfillment problems during peak holiday shopping periods, Toys R Us handed out $100 coupons to some disappointed Internet shoppers who did not get their gifts in time for Christmas. The toy retailer said overwhelming traffic prevented it from processing and fulfilling the entire batch of orders placed on or before Dec. 10, its deadline for Christmas delivery...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    To help ease customers' frustration and anger, which resulted from order processing and fulfillment problems during peak holiday shopping periods, Toys R Us handed out $100 coupons to some disappointed Internet shoppers who did not get their gifts in time for Christmas. The toy retailer said…
  • / Technology

    For pet owners’ online listening pleasure, toys make noise

    Using MP3 technology, Drs. Foster & Smith has launched a section of its web site featuring the sounds pet toys make. Clicking on a Listen link launches a Windows media player on the user’s computer, which reproduces the sound.

    Posted 08/29/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Using MP3 technology, Drs. Foster & Smith has launched a section of its web site featuring the sounds pet toys make. Clicking on a Listen link launches a Windows media player on the user’s computer, which reproduces the sound.
  • / E-Retailers

    Toys “R” Us posts January through June online sales of $126 million

    For the first half of 2005, web sales totaled $126 million, up 21.2% compared to $104 million for the period January through June in 2004. The web represented 3% of total first-half sales of $4.2 billion.

    Posted 10/05/2005Mark BrohanPost a comment

    For the first half of 2005, web sales totaled $126 million, up 21.2% compared to $104 million for the period January through June in 2004. The web represented 3% of total first-half sales of $4.2 billion.

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