- #OwnChristmas with the hottest trends and toys of the season at Toysrus.ca/HotToys -
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Which is it, Peppa Pig™, PAW Patrol™ or Pokémon™? With all the must-have toys topping kids' wish lists, it may seem impossible to keep track of who's who, what's in and what's not. Gift-givers need look no further, Toys"R"Us® has the toys, games and gadgets that kids want this season. To simplify shopping and help parents and gift-givers get the reactions they want, Toys"R"Us, Canada is back with its highly anticipated 2016 Hot Toy List. The experts at Toys"R"Us spent the past year sourcing new products, tracking trends and narrowing down thousands of products to select the 15 hottest and most undeniably awesome toys to include on this year's list.
"Each holiday season, gift-givers come to Toys"R"Us on a mission to find the perfect present for every child on their list. We have worked hard to deliver our customers the hottest toy selection, exclusive products, amazing deals and a price match guarantee," said Clint Gaudry, vice president, marketing and store planning, Toys"R"Us, Canada. "As Canada's toy authority, Toys"R"Us is uniquely positioned to help shoppers take control of the season and #OwnChristmas."
Toys"R"Us, Canada's 2016 Hot Toy List
Before hitting the shelves as the hottest toys of the season, each toy gets the stamp of approval from Toys"R"Us, Canada's 13-year-old Chief Play Officer, Émile Burbidge. The Toys"R"Us, Canada 2016 Hot Toy List includes:
- Anki® OVERDRIVE™ Starter Kit
- Barbie™ Pink Passport™ Glamour Vacation Jet (Toys"R"Us Exclusive)
- Beyblade Burst™ Epic Rivals Battle Set™
- DC Super Hero Girls™ 12" Action Dolls
- DREAMWORKS ANIMATION TROLLS HUG TIME POPPY Doll (Toys"R"Us Exclusive)
- Fisher-Price® Think & Learn Code-a-pillar™
- Hatchimals™ - Owlicorns (Toys"R"Us Exclusives), Draggles & Pengualas
- LEGO® Nexo Knights™ Jestro's Volcano Lair
- Little Live Pets™: Tiara My Dream Puppy (Toys"R"Us Exclusive) & Snuggles My Dream Puppy
- NERF™ N-STRIKE™ MODULUS TRI-STRIKE™
- Nintendo 3DS™ Pokémon™ Sun & Pokémon™ Moon
- PAW Patrol™ Adventure Bay Animal Rescue 2-pack Vehicle & Figure (Toys"R"Us Exclusive)
- Peppa Pig™ Treehouse Playset (Toys"R"Us Exclusive)
- STAR WARS™ InteracTech™ ShadowTrooper™ Figure (Toys"R"Us Exclusive)
- Twozies™ Season 1: Two-Playful Café
"My role is to help parents become super gift-givers this holiday season," said Émile Burbidge, Toys"R"Us, Canada's Chief Play Officer. "So stick to this list, and believe me – because I've played with all of these toys – kids will be screaming and jumping for joy when they unwrap them this year."
Videos showcasing some of Émile's favourite Hot Toys can be found at Facebook.com/ToysRUsCanada. Shoppers can also join the conversation on social media by using #OwnChristmas and #TRUHotToysCA and following @ToysRUsCanada.
Toys"R"Us, Canada's Top Toy Trends for 2016
In addition to the Hot Toy List, toy experts at Toys"R"Us, Canada have developed 10 top toy trends to help identify products focused on discovery, science, superheroes, collectability, and more. The full list of trends and toys that fit each trend can be found at Toysrus.ca.
Packed with gifts to make them jump, scream and squeal for joy, the Toys"R"Us Toy Book will soon arrive at homes and stores across the country. From Friday, November 4 through Thursday, November 17, customers can take advantage of 52 pages of awesome savings on this year's hottest toys, games and gadgets, exclusive products and gifts with purchases.
While the Toy Book is sure to kick off wish list making for kids, they can soon create their lists in style by picking up a complimentary exclusive Crayola Wish List Kit at any Toys"R"Us store across Canada starting on Friday, November 4 (while supplies last).
Babies"R"Us, Canada's 2016 Top Baby Gift List
For new parents, Babies"R"Us, Canada also has a list of the must-have items to celebrate baby's first holiday with the company's 2016 Top Baby Gift List (Babiesrus.ca/TopGifts). Baby's first holiday is a magical time and Babies"R"Us has everything new parents and gift-givers need to make it special, from must-have baby gear to ornaments and outfits to celebrate the day. The 2016 Top Baby Gift List includes:
- Baby Banz Mini Earmuffs
- Brica® Fold 'N Go™ Travel Bassinet
- Dance & Move Bright Beats™ Family (BeatBo™, BeatBelle™ & BeatBowWow™)
- Disney Baby Finding Nemo Sea of Activities Jumper™ (Babies"R"Us Exclusive)
- FAO Schwarz® My First Teddy Bear (Babies"R"Us Exclusive)
- Fisher-Price® 3-in-1 Sit, Stride & Ride Lion
- Go Grippers™ Bounce 'N Zoom Speedway™ (Babies"R"Us Exclusive)
- Graco 4Ever™ All-in-One Convertible Car Seat (Babies"R"Us Exclusive)
- Hallmark® Baby's 1st Christmas Ornaments
- Imaginarium® 5 Way Activity Cube (Babies"R"Us Exclusive)
- Koala Baby 'My 1st Christmas' Clothing (1st Christmas Sleeper, Santa Sleeper, Santa Tutu Dress & Santa Suit) (Babies"R"Us Exclusives)
- Little Tikes® 5-in-1 Deluxe Ride & Relax® Recliner Trike (Babies"R"Us Exclusive)
- Millside Convertible Wagon/Sleigh
- Munch Mitt Teething Mittens
- My Little Lamb™ Collection (Platinum Edition Cradle 'n Swing, Deluxe Rock 'n Play Soothing Seat & Deluxe Bouncer) (Babies"R"Us Exclusives)
Customers can also check out Babies"R"Us, Canada's Christmas Gift Guide to discover all the tips, tricks and gifts to make this the best season ever.
Everything Gift-Givers Need to #OwnChristmas
Ready to shop? Toys"R"Us, Canada makes it easy with 82 locations across Canada, and a full breadth of products on its e-commerce sites – Toysrus.ca and Babiesrus.ca. The toy and baby products retailer also offers a truly unique one-stop holiday toy shop experience for gift-givers, including an online Gift Finder and Wish List, free in-store pick up of eligible online products and a Price Match Policy.
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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For further information: For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: Sheri Papps, Paradigm Public Relations, 416-413-5207, [email protected]; Victoria Spada-Miele, Toys"R"Us, Canada, 905-660-2000 ext. 2729, [email protected]