- Toys"R"Us® offers unique shopping experiences, exclusive giveaways and photo ops in partnership with Hasbro®, Mattel® and Nickelodeon® -
TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Toys"R"Us®, Canada is excited to be a part of FAN EXPO CANADA™ 2016, in partnership with some of the show's hottest vendors - Hasbro®, Mattel® and Nickelodeon®. At Canada's largest Comics, Sci-fi, Horror, Anime and Gaming event, Toys"R"Us® will deliver unique shopping experiences and exclusive offers that can't be found anywhere else, to help FAN EXPO CANADA™ attendees go home with the show's must-have toys and collectibles.
"We are excited to have such a big presence at FAN EXPO CANADA™ 2016, through our great vendor partners," said Clint Gaudry, vice president, marketing and store planning, Toys"R"Us®, Canada. "Just like in our stores and at toysrus.ca, there is no better place for fans to get access to exclusive offers, amazing giveaways and the toys and collectibles they want the most."
Émile Burbidge, Toys"R"Us®, Canada's 12-year-old Chief Play Officer will even be onsite on Saturday, September 3 to host a Facebook Live stream around 12:30 p.m. Those who tune in to Facebook.com/ToysRUsCanada can catch him navigating through the crowds, visiting booths and demonstrating awesome products.
Visitors to this year's FAN EXPO CANADA™ can also look forward to everything Toys"R"Us®, Hasbro®, Mattel® and Nickelodeon® have to offer, including:
#HasbroStore (Booth #948, South Building)
Hasbro® and Toys"R"Us®, Canada have teamed up to bring a one-of-a-kind shopping experience to FAN EXPO CANADA™ with a 2,500-square-foot retail space. Visitors to the #HasbroStore will find show exclusives* from their favourite franchises like TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, MARVEL, Star Wars and more (while supplies last). Fans can also take part in an autograph signing on September 3 (1 to 3 p.m.) with Andrea Libman, the voice of Pinkie Pie/Fluttershy. Learn more about the exclusive sets available at the show and all things #HasbroStore at hasbrostore.ca.
Mattel® MEGA BLOKS® Exhibit (Booth #938, South Building)
Fans looking for MEGA BLOKS® sets from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) Collectors Series, HALO®, Call of Duty®, Destiny®, Star Trek and Kubros™, as well as HALO® figures and vehicles, can find everything they need through the Toys"R"Us® shopping experience at the 600-square-foot Mattel® booth. All sets on display will be available for purchase onsite and fans will also walk away with a 10 per cent savings card (while supplies last), valid to use again and again on regular priced MEGA BLOKS® building sets, including TMNT, HALO®, Call of Duty®, Destiny®, Star Trek and Kubros™ (excluding clearance) at Toys"R"Us stores across Canada until December 31, 2016. Fun executions in booth include an 800-pound life-sized Star Trek captain's chair made entirely of MEGA BLOKS®, MEGA's Toy Doctor and building set designer available to provide all the inside scoop on the latest products, and exclusive giveaways from Call of Duty®, HALO®, Destiny® and Star Trek (while supplies last). Visitors can also get creative at the MEGA BLOKS® play tables where they can build whatever they can imagine and take it with them.
#TMNTEvolution Booth by Nickelodeon (Booth #1038, South Building)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans won't want to miss the #TMNTEvolution booth, featuring exclusive prizes and offers from Toys"R"Us® (while supplies last), photo opportunities with life-size statues of TMNT characters, a MEGA BLOKS® 7-foot weapons rack and the latest products from MEGA BLOKS® and Spin Master®. Customers can also take advantage of an online Toys"R"Us® offer on TMNT products at www.toysrus.ca, beginning on September 1, 2016. Spend $100 or more on TMNT merchandise (excluding clearance) and receive a free Limited Edition Movie Collector's Item "Bebop with Trike" signed by the celebrity motorcycle designer who built the TMNT2 Movie chopper, Paul Teutul Jr (while supplies last). For fans wanting to purchase in person at the #TMNTEvolution Booth, they can enjoy receiving a coupon for $10 off a minimum purchase of $20 on TMNT products, valid at the MEGA BLOKS® Exhibit at Fan Expo, or in-store and online at Toys"R"Us® until September 29, 2016.
Fan Expo Canada, the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada, runs from September 1 to 4, 2016, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Visit www.fanexpocanada.com for more information.
*Hasbro® show exclusives are available in Canada only at Fan Expo. Also available at HasbroToyShop.com, and at other events/conventions outside of Canada. Limited Quantities. While supplies last.
About Toys"R"Us, Canada:
Toys"R"Us (Canada) Ltd. and Babies"R"Us are part of Toys"R"Us, Inc., the world's leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer. Toys"R"Us, Canada operates 82 full-sized stores across the country. For store locations and convenient online shopping visit www.toysrus.ca and www.babiesrus.ca.
SOURCE Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.
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