MAIDENHEAD, England, September 20, 2016 / PRNewswire / –
Toy experts at Brittany biggest toy store, have unveiled their own roster of 14 Superstars, who are set to dominate children’s Christmas lists this year – and it will be an uphill battle between tech toys and popular collectibles and characters.
The Must-Have Guide to Superstars was published by Toys “R” Us and includes everything from a £ 20 Shopkins truck to a £ 200 robotic dog called Chip.
Some of the nation’s most popular toy superstars are expected to be purchased by consumers over the next 14 weeks, with sales peaking with the launch of the Toys “R” Us Christmas catalog in November. LEGO, Nerf, Shopkins, and Num Names have all been listed, along with preschool favorites Thomas the Tank and Paw Patrol.
The most popular Christmas movie character is expected to be Hug Time Poppy Doll from the movie Trolls, but the Minions made the list with their version of Pie Face which turned out to be a huge YouTube phenomenon last year.
Already, the toy retail giant has confirmed that Christmas is well under way as hundreds of customers have taken advantage of the ‘Take the time to pay‘, allowing them to order their favorite toys now with a hassle-free, no-credit check payment plan that will help them spread the cost of Christmas over a 12-week period.
This year’s tech favorites include Chip the Robot Dog and Furby Connect, although the most expensive toys on the list, these toys allow children to bring physical play from the digital dimension and provide interaction, while that the cheapest comes in the form of a SelfieMic, a combined selfie stick and microphone that will undoubtedly become a family favorite over the Christmas holidays, as a dedicated ‘app’ connects the tracks via a smartphone (not included).
Mike Coogan, Director of Marketing and Ecommerce for Toys “R” Us, UK, said: “Parents have a great selection of toys to choose from this year, tech toys are likely to take the lead, but we have also one of our oldest classic brands with 2 toys listed in our guide – LEGO has evolved with the kids, and their ability to come up with a role play build associated with popular television has been epic.
Overall, we are delighted with the diverse offering that we are able to provide to our customers. At Toys “R” Us we want to make shopping as easy and straightforward as possible, it’s a fun season and we are already seeing parents take full advantage of early shopping in stores, online, on mobile and through our click service. and collect. “
(in alphabetical order)
Toys “R“ Must-Have Christmas Toys
Minions Pie Face: Coming Soon
Trolls Hug Time Poppy: Coming Soon
* Take Time to Pay allows the customer to pay a 20% deposit and pay the remaining balance over a period of 4, 8 or 12 weeks. Toys “R“ We will reserve the order until final payment
SOURCE Toys “R” Us