Toys "R" Us Canada announces plans to open new store in Vaughan Mills Centre



    TORONTO, March 12 /CNW/ - Toys "R" Us Canada today announced plans to
open its 67th store in the late summer of this year. The 48,000 square-foot
store will be located in the Vaughn Mills Shopping Centre in Vaughan, Ontario
(just northwest of Toronto) on Highway 400 and Rutherford Road.
    Developed by Ivanhoe Cambridge, the Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre has
received more than 11 million customers each year since opening in 2004 and is
home to many of Canada's top retailers. Development is currently underway at
this location for the new store which features more than 27,000 square-feet of
retail toy space and an additional 14,000 square-feet of retail baby space.
    "We're thrilled to be joining the Vaughan Mills Center and know that busy
moms and dads will welcome the one-stop shopping experience at our new
location," said Monika Merz, President, Toys "R" Us Canada. "We look forward
to offering new and expectant parents the incredible product selection, a
great baby registry and the exceptional service that Babies "R" Us is known
for. And, our loyal Toys "R" Us customers will find the hottest toys and
games, unique exclusive products, and the best presentation of videogames and
electronics for the entire family."
    The toy-trained staff at the new Toys "R" Us store will be on hand to
help customers find great gifts for every occasion. From classic favorites to
the newest must-haves, kids of all ages will delight in the distinctive
offerings of the World's Greatest Toy Store. In addition to offering the
largest selection of baby products available in Canada, the new Babies "R" Us
store will feature a separate shopping environment that provides mothers with
an entire world of products for their babies, and expert sales associates to
help make those important product decisions. The Babies "R" Us floor plan will
be easy to shop and will showcase an extended selection of quality brand name
products.

    About Toys "R" Us, Inc.
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    Toys "R" Us is the world's leading specialty toy retailer. Currently it
sells merchandise through more than 1,500 stores, including 586 stores in the
U.S. and 680 international toy stores, which includes licensed and franchise
stores, and through its Internet site at www.Toysrus.com. Babies "R" Us is the
largest baby product specialty store chain in the world and a leader in the
juvenile industry, and sells merchandise through 251 stores in the U.S. as
well as on the Internet at www.Babiesrus.com.

    About Toys "R" Us Canada
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    Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd., operates 66 stores across the country. For
store locations and convenient online shopping visit www.toysrus.ca





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