Toys R Us Minifigure Packs Revealed
Aug22

Toys R Us Minifigure Packs Revealed

If the loss of Toys R us was sad enough, this year’s line-up of ‘Bricktober’ LEGO® Minifigures have been revealed by the Promobricks and they are awesome. There will be four packs available over the next few weeks and they include Harry Potter, Jurassic World, NINJAGO and Marvel Super Heroes. With each pack containin exclusive Minifigures. Unfortunately these will only be available in countries which still have Toys...

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The BrickHeadz That Will Never Be
Aug02

The BrickHeadz That Will Never Be

Although the Toys R Us name still survives in some countries, it is all but a distant memory in major territories like here in the UK and US. Which makes the discovery by Brickset reader RonnyN all the more sad. A previously unseen LEGO® BrickHeadz set has been found on the LEGO servers which recreates the toy chains famous mascot Geoffrey Giraffes, as BrickHeadz character. It’s extremely unlikely the set will see the light of...

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European Toys R Us Business To Become Smyths Toys
Apr22

European Toys R Us Business To Become Smyths Toys

It’s been well reported that Toys R Us has been in big trouble for a while now, with UK operations winding up as we speak. However Toys R Us is a multi-national brand, with each region operating as a separate entity to each other. For example the US stores will soon disappear, yet the Canadian stores will continue to trade. Up to now the European operations have remained untouched but it’s been announced that Irish toy...

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All LEGO Now 25% Off At Toys R Us
Apr06

All LEGO Now 25% Off At Toys R Us

The end of Toys R Us is nearer ever closer and before the much-loved brand is completely disappears from the UK, stores across the country continue to shift stock at discounted prices. Until now LEGO has only been discounted by 5% but Toys R Us administrators have now decided to reduce all in-store LEGO products by 25%. Toys R Us had been the source of a number of exclusive sets so now may be the chance to grab a few bargains before...

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Toys R Us UK Crashes Into Administration
Feb28

Toys R Us UK Crashes Into Administration

The UK arm of toy retailer Toys R Us has entered into administration, putting around 3000 jobs at risk. The retailer has been struggling for a number of months now and had a poor Christmas trading and more recently was hit with a £15 million tax bill. Hopes of finding a buyer for company also fell through in the last few days. Although it’s poor performance had been partly blamed on online competition, the loss of a specialist...

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New 2018 LEGO Sets Now At Toys R Us
Dec22

New 2018 LEGO Sets Now At Toys R Us

Days after Toys R Us UK have been saved in a last minute rescue deal, many of their stores now have a number of the new 2018 LEGO® City, LEGO Friends and LEGO Star Wars sets. These include the new LEGO City Great Vehicles and Mountain Police sets. New LEGO Star Wars MicroFighters and The Last Jedi sets plus new LEGO Friends sets featuring the redesigned Heartlake City girls. If you fancy adding a few surprise new sets under the tree...

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Toys R Us Set To Close These UK Stores
Dec05

Toys R Us Set To Close These UK Stores

Toys R Us are having the best of times and following major issues with the US side of the company, it now seems the UK arm will follow suit. Although Toys R Us UK aren’t in administration like there US counterparts, the company is taking preemptive steps to reduce their store footprint across the UK, which means some of their largest stores will be closing in the spring. In the last couple of years Toys R Us have been favouring...

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Make & Take BB-8 At Toys R Us This Weekend
Nov18

Make & Take BB-8 At Toys R Us This Weekend

As we first reported last week, this weekend a number of Toys R Us across the UK will be hosting a LEGO Star Wars Make and Take event. Today and tomorrow you’ll be able to visit selected Toys R Us stores and build a mini BB-8 droid set, which you’ll also be able to take home with you. The event takes place between 11am – 1pm today, check out which stores are taking part here. Toys R Us are also running a number of LEGO...

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