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Shoppers still look to layaway for holiday purchases

...now. They're starting to do the pick-ups now."Toys "R" Us rolled out holiday layaway in 2009, and the service...payments and in-store pick-ups were required."Toys "R" Us customers utilize layaway for a variety of purposes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-12/shoppers-st
Americans expected to spend $2.5 billion on Cyber Monday

...deals to 500 compared with last year, including up to half off some TVs, tablets and toys with free-shipping offers.Toys R Us is offering online deals for 11 days that began the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and also has free-shipping offers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-30/americans-expected-spend-2
Black Friday crowds lighter at many local stores

...Richey loaded up on toys for her five young children at Toys "R" Us in Augusta in hopes that crowd sizes would be light Friday...should be closed still."For Wadene Welch, also at Toys "R" Us, Black Friday shopping is a family tradition she started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/black-frida
Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

...traditionally when retailers pull out their best sales events. But in the last few years, retailers like the Gap, Target and Toys R Us have started opening their stores and offering holiday discounts on Thanksgiving to better compete with online rivals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/thanksgiving-trumps-black-
Macy's, Target, others offer speedy holiday delivery options, including overnight and same day

...per order, and offers same-day delivery from Costco, Toys R Us and other retailers in about 6 metro areas. And eBay has...shipping in half, from an average of 4 days to 2 days.Toys R Us, Nordstrom and other retailers also have begun using their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-24/macys-target-others-offer-
Augusta-area store opening times for Thanksgiving, Black Friday

...3667 Walton Way Extension? Stein Mart: 2834 Washington Road? Dick's Sporting Goods: 3450 Wrightsboro Road? Toys R Us: 3450 Wrightsboro Road? J.C. Penney: 3450 Wrightsboro Road6 P.M.? Augusta Mall: 3450 Wrightsboro Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/augusta-area-store-opening
Hanukkah takes on glitter of Christmas

...Kickstarter for a prototype Mensch last year, and is producing 50,000 units for sale this year in retailers like Target and Toys R Us.But Mensch on a Bench is different from Elf on the Shelf: Kids can't touch the elf, but the mensch "is an old Jewish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-11-14/hanukkah-tak
Toy makers' new darlings: tiny critics on YouTube

...wears big jewelry and studded tees. Audrey's signature: reviewing mystery toy bags that are sold at places such as Toys R Us.Julie Krueger, the industry director of retail at Google, which owns YouTube, says the channels have "huge followings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-06/toy-makers-new-darlings-ti
Optimize your game plan for holiday toy shopping

...product experts on the latest trends.Toys R Us' Web site has a new "gift finder...price range, among other factors.Toys R Us has also launched two shops at the...including Wal-Mart, Amazon.com, Toys R Us and Target. (It does not track availability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-10-27/optimize-your-game-plan-holiday-toy
Gas leak continues to rerout Wrightsboro Road traffic

...County Sheriff's Office is still on scene diverting traffic."There is no timeframe as to when Wrightsboro Road will reopen, Griffin stated.Traffic is being detoured to Capp Street around toward Toys R Us to Garden Springs toward the mall.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/gas-leak-continues-rerout-wr