Toys "R" Us Canada opens new store in Vaughan Mills Centre

    TORONTO, Sept. 7 /CNW/ - Toys "R" Us Canada today announced that it will
open its 67th store on Saturday, September 8, 2007. The 48,000 square-foot
store is located in the Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre in Vaughan, Ontario
(just northwest of Toronto) on Highway 400 and Rutherford Road.
    The new store features a sales floor total of 40,000 square-feet with
more than 25,000 square-feet of retail Toy space and an additional 15,000
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."
    Toys "R" Us will kick off the Grand Opening celebration on Saturday
September 8, at 9 am. Shoppers can look forward to seeing their favourite
costumed characters, meet the stars of Life with Derek - Ashley Leggat and
Michael Seater, meet the WWE's star wrestler Rey Mysterio as well as many
exciting demos and giveaways. Parents will also enjoy great savings throughout
the store.
    "We want the Vaughan Mills Toys "R" Us opening day to be as big as the
store itself," said Merz. "There will be something for everyone - amazing
deals for mom and a fun-filled day for the kids that starts with a train ride
into the store from the parking lot."
    The 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
and huge selection from 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.
    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 700 international toy stores, which includes licensed and franchise
stores, and through its Internet site at 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 256 stores in the U.S. as
well as on the Internet at

    About Toys "R" Us Canada
    Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd., operates 67 stores across the country. For
store locations and convenient online shopping visit

For further information:

For further information: Emily Spensieri, (416) 502-0591

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