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January 14, 2014

Babies "R" Us announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with TheBump.com, a leading pregnancy and parenting website that offers advice, ideas, resources and support to first-time parents as they navigate pregnancy.

Wayne, N.J. – Babies "R" Us announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with TheBump.com, a leading pregnancy and parenting website that offers advice, ideas, resources and support to first-time parents as they navigate pregnancy.

Under the arrangement, Babies “R” Us’ registry will now be available to a new, expanded audience of moms-to-be who can create and share their registry directly from TheBump.com via its gift registry center.

July 6, 2012

Best Buy Co. is laying off about 650 employees from its Geek Squad division, according to a report by KARE 11.

New York -- Best Buy Co. is laying off about 650 employees from its Geek Squad division, according to a report by KARE 11.

The report said the company is eliminating positions that service appliances and televisions in customer's homes. Best Buy said it is not getting rid of home service, but is restructuring it and realigning its work force across all service channels.

If laid off workers are unable to find another position within Best Buy, their last day will be Aug. 1, the report said.

April 4, 2011

Toys “R” Us has selected Neil Friedman, most recently president of Mattel Brands, to serve as president of its U.S. business.

Wayne, N.J. -- Toys “R” Us has selected Neil Friedman, most recently president of Mattel Brands, to serve as president of its U.S. business.

Friedman will oversee all merchandising, marketing, store operations, global sourcing and product development, and allocation for the chain’s 866 U.S. stores and online business. He will report to Toys “R” Us chairman and chief executive Gerald Storch.

November 22, 2010

Gap has joined the growing ranks of retailers opening holiday pop-ups ...

San Francisco — Gap has joined the growing ranks of retailers opening holiday pop-ups. The chain has teamed with the New York City hipster publication Cool Hunting to open a temporary store at Gap's 5th Avenue and 54th Street gallery space. It will be open through Jan. 2, 2011, and feature more than 100 products hand-selected by Cool Hunting's editors.

September 23, 2010

RetailROI, the Retail Orphan Initiative, has announced that IBM has become the first Founding Level...

October 26, 2009

Toys “R” Us said Tuesday it will open FAO Schwarz in-store boutiques in 585 Toys...

October 18, 2009

Toys “R” Us is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission for alleged antitrust violations,...

October 6, 2009

Target Corp. said Wednesday it is lowering prices by up to 50% on toys expected...

October 12, 2008

Mothers Work announced Monday it plans to expand into six key markets in the Middle...

September 10, 2008

Cost Plus Inc. said Thursday that the former president of teen retailer Tween Brands Inc....

July 31, 2008

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November 18, 2007

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June 30, 2007

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August 9, 2005

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November 21, 2004

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