Toys R US Announces Holiday Shopping Program Early

by William White | September 16, 2013 2:15 pm

Toys R US Announces Holiday Shopping Program Early

ToysRUs185 Toys R US Announces Holiday Shopping Program Early[1]Toys R Us, announced Thursday[2], that it will be starting its holiday shopping program early this year.

Toys R Us will offer a 10% cash-back reward on some toy purchases made through Oct. 31. The cash-back reward is limited to $100 and is available to the chains reward card members and layaway customers. The retailer will give customers their cash-back rewards in the form of an e-gift card in November. Toys R Us is also starting its free layaway. Free layaway will be available through Dec. 15 and it doesn’t require a service fee or a minimum purchase amount. Layaway customers will be able to pay for their items online, reports USA Today.

Toys R Us isn’t the only retailer preparing for the holidays. Kmart (SHLD[3]) ran its first holiday ad[4] on Sept. 9. The ad featured a gingerbread man sneaking up on a woman in a cubicle.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/ToysRUs185.jpg
  2. announced Thursday: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2013/09/12/toys-r-us-holiday-cashback-extended-returns/2805025/
  3. SHLD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SHLD
  4. first holiday ad: http://investorplace.com/2013/09/what-month-is-it-kmart-airs-first-holiday-ad/

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