Looking for cheap toys? Toys “R” Us Boxing Day sales could be the answer.
Christmas might be over but that doesn’t mean you can’t stock up on toys for 2016. With Boxing Day sales comes deals and discounts on hot toys that stores weren’t able to move during the festive shop. Cash in on their excess stock during Boxing Day and see what bargains you can get... to put toward your kids’ birthday or even the following Christmas.
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What types of toys were on sale at Toys “R” Us last Boxing Day?
In 2014, Toys “R” Us hosting an “online frenzy” as part of its Boxing Day sales. The store was boasting up to 20% off from December 24-29, giving shoppers a good five days of frenzy which included a Christmas shop to boot!
As part of its sale, Toys “R” Us was selling a stroller for just $250, which is a good benchmark to go by for this year’s Boxing Day sales.
What is Toys “R” Us?
Toys “R” Us is a world-renowned toy shop that has both online and bricks and mortar stores. It has one of the widest range of toys available with a Babies “R” Us section specifically dedicated to babies and tots. Its main store (Toys “R” Us) features toys catered for ages 0-99. If there’s a hot, mainstream toy you’re after, it’s likely that Toys “R” Us stocks it.
Which toys were popular this year and do we think they will be in the sale?
If you’re unsure what the child you’re purchasing a toy for likes, then a good way to get an idea of what might go down a storm is to look at the bestsellers of the year.
It’s quite likely as most of these toys are based on franchises and once the hype dies down or a new range is released, the older ranges are pushed to the discount and clearance shelves.
Is it worth waiting until Boxing Day to buy toys?
This depends on what toys you wish to buy and whether you’re able to wait until after Christmas to buy them. If you want to buy the toy as a Christmas toy then purchasing it after Christmas is probably not the best option. True, it can mean buying at a premium, but it does mean that the child will receive their gift on Christmas Day.
If you want to buy a toy as a general gift for a kid, or are pre-planning for other events the following year, Boxing Day could be a good time to buy toys. Make sure you buy something that is timeless and is of interest to the child you’re buying it for or it might seem outdated by the time they get it.
What is Toys “R” Us’ Christmas opening hours?
The Toys “R” Us online shop will be available 24/7 through Christmas although you should keep in mind that dispatch times might be delayed around public holidays. Store times will vary depending on where the Toys “R” Us is located and what times each specific store chooses to open.
All Toys “R” Us stores will be closed on Christmas Day and only certain stores will be open on Boxing Day. Please contact your local store direct for details of its Boxing Day opening hours.
What sales are currently available at Toys “R” Us?
Can’t wait until Boxing Day? Toys “R” Us also has pre-Christmas sales running which you can tap into right. now. The sales available include 50% off on select trampolines, and $10 off Star Wars Kylo Ren Ultimate FX Lightsaber.
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