Toys R Us

Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us Relaunch Stores in Canada Under Doug Putman Ownership [Interview]

Putman Investments is expanding its retail empire by adding stores, including two Babies"R"Us in former buybuyBABY locations.

Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us Canada Expand Footprint with New Store Launches in Former Bed Bath & Beyond Locations [Interview with Doug Putman]

Entrepreneur Doug Putman is growing the banners in Canada after acquiring the majority of Bed Bath & Beyond's Canadian real estate.

Entrepreneur Doug Putman Discusses Why He’s Focused on Brick-and-Mortar Retail: Interview

The owner of Toys R Us Canada, T.Kettle, Sunrise Records, FYE and other retail banners discusses why he has been acquiring brands with a focus on physical stores.

Toys R Us Canada Sold to Sunrise Records Owner: Interview with Doug Putman

Putman says he plans to open many more Toys R Us stores in Canada as he sees growth potential for the brand.

Brief: Naturalizer Shoes Shutting Stores, HBC Struggles With Leases

Call it Spring shutting all US stores, Simons succeeds with second-hand luxury, Toys R Us opens in Guelph, Purolator partners with Michaels.

Toys R Us Canada Embraces New Tech Online and In-Store to Gain Market Share

The retailer, which has 83 stores coast-to-coast in every province, has inaugurated a new era of ecommerce and in-store technology to remain relevant and ‘magical’ to Canadian consumers. 

BRIEF: Endy Opening 1st Storefront, Upscale French Brand Shutters Only Canadian Store

OTHER NEWS: West Elm Relocating Toronto store, Palliser Partners with Sarah Richardson, Toys “R” Us Partners with Blue Jays, Tokyo Smoke Opening 26,000 square foot flagship.

Toys”R”Us Canada Pilots New Store Concepts

New stores contain demonstration tables to provide an interactive experience for kids.


Toys "R" Us Canada will hire one lucky child to be its CPO: Chief Play Officer. The position is a one-year contact and the deadline to apply is July 6th. They are specifically seeking a child aged 11-13. Video...
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