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Toys ‘R’ Us says most top vendors have resumed shipments – CNBC

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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9-year-old boy urges bankruptcy judge to save Toys R Us – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE The bankruptcy of Toys ‘R’ Us weakened Hasbro’s forecasts for the holiday season. But as Fred Katayama reports, the retailer released strong earnings. Video provided by Reuters Newslook FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Stephanie Rowell and her daughter Sydney, 5, shop at Toys R Us – Town Center in Kennesaw, Ga. Holiday shopping procrastinators can breathe easy. Yes, most online…

Nintendo’s SNES Classic will be available at Toys R Us stores Friday morning – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Still in search of the elusive miniature Super Nintendo? Toys R Us is the latest retailer to get a re-up on its SNES Classic supply. The company today announced that all of its US stores will have Nintendo’s $80 mini console available on Friday. “Since quantities are limited, we encourage customers to get in line before doors open on Friday morning for a chance to purchase,” a spokesperson told The…

Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the point of collapse? – The Independent

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

What does it take to make a universe implode? Marvel doesn’t want to know. Now owned by Disney, Marvel Studios’ Marvel Cinematic Universe passed $12 billion at the box-office in July, and its future is set out in seeming perpetuity. Most of us have only the dimmest idea what we’ll be doing on July 5, 2019, but Marvel are confident that we’ll be queuing for an as yet unmade Spider-Man…

Toys ‘R’ Us says most top vendors have resumed shipments – Business Insider

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

By Tracy Rucinski NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Vendors to Toys ‘R’ Us have resumed shipping top products, a bankruptcy lawyer said on Tuesday, allowing the retailer to stock its shelves ahead of the all-important holiday season. “Inventory is on the shelves,” Joshua Sussberg, an attorney with the company’s law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, said at a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing in Richmond, Virginia, adding that the company was…

Nintendo’s SNES Classic will be available at Toys R Us stores Friday morning – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Still in search of the elusive miniature Super Nintendo? Toys R Us is the latest retailer to get a re-up on its SNES Classic supply. The company today announced that all of its US stores will have Nintendo’s $80 mini console available on Friday. “Since quantities are limited, we encourage customers to get in line before doors open on Friday morning for a chance to purchase,” a spokesperson told The…

Toys ‘R’ Us Smooths Over Troubles With Vendors – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. says it is business as usual with the toy suppliers that helped push the troubled retailer into bankruptcy in September. Company lawyer Joshua Sussberg said Tuesday that vendors were back on normal terms with Toys ‘R’ Us and business was running full steam ahead of the important holiday season. Toys ‘R’ Us sought chapter 11…

Nintendo’s SNES Classic will be available at Toys R Us stores Friday morning – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Still in search of the elusive miniature Super Nintendo? Toys R Us is the latest retailer to get a re-up on its SNES Classic supply. The company today announced that all of its US stores will have Nintendo’s $80 mini console available on Friday. “Since quantities are limited, we encourage customers to get in line before doors open on Friday morning for a chance to purchase,” a spokesperson told The…

Hasbro: Re-Evaluating The Stock, Recent Takeaways After Earnings – Seeking Alpha

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

With the financial results released for the third quarter, and the decline in stock price, I look to re-evaluate my long position in Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), and provide my perspective and takeaways. Last month, I initiated a position in Hasbro on the previous pullback in stock price. At that time, the stock had already gone through a -20% decline, and in my opinion, the stock was trading at a discount…

Hasbro Says Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy Will Hit Holiday Season Sales – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Hasbro has said on Monday that uncertainty caused by the recent Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy would likely take a bite out of its holiday season sales, sending the toymaker’s shares sharply down. The company, which makes products such as My Little Pony and Monopoly, gets about 9% of its sales from Toys ‘R’ Us, second in importance to the toymaker after Walmart wmt . Hasbro said it remained unsure how…

Lego pulls the plug on future ‘Dimensions’ toys – Engadget

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Off the record, though, it’s another story. Eurogamer understands that Dimensions is winding down earlier than expected (it was originally meant to have a three-year strategy) due to lackluster performance and the very nature of the toys themselves. Lego sets are expensive to make compared to rival toys, especially in specialized sets like this, and the packs had to be sold at razor-thin profit margins to remain at a competitive…

Hasbro hurt by Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy – CNNMoney

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

It looks like it’s going to be a blue Christmas for toy maker Hasbro — and the rest of the industry too. Shares of Hasbro (HAS) plunged nearly 10% Monday after the company said that sales for the all-important holiday fourth quarter will be lower than expected, largely due to the recent bankruptcy of Toys ‘R’ Us. ‘; var storytext = document.getElementById(‘storytext’); var heightToSkip = 0; function resetValues() { …

Marvel Already Has Plans For Two New Thor: Ragnarok Characters Beyond the Movie – Gizmodo

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Kevin Feige teases Captain Marvel’s role in bringing the current chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a close. Michael Bay’s next movie project resurrects an animated favorite. Jeff Goldblum offers a suitably quirky tease on his Jurassic World 2 return. Plus new Punisher photos, and a new Stranger Things clip. Behold, spoilers! Thor: Ragnarok Odin returns in the latest TV spot. Meanwhile, Tessa Thompson spoke to The Independent about…

‘Star Wars Rebels’ blasts toward series finale – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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Hasbro Says Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy Will Hit Holiday Season Sales – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Hasbro has said on Monday that uncertainty caused by the recent Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy would likely take a bite out of its holiday season sales, sending the toymaker’s shares sharply down. The company, which makes products such as My Little Pony and Monopoly, gets about 9% of its sales from Toys ‘R’ Us, second in importance to the toymaker after Walmart wmt . Hasbro said it remained unsure how…

‘Star Wars Rebels’ blasts toward series finale – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds.

Lego pulls the plug on future ‘Dimensions’ toys – Engadget

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Off the record, though, it’s another story. Eurogamer understands that Dimensions is winding down earlier than expected (it was originally meant to have a three-year strategy) due to lackluster performance and the very nature of the toys themselves. Lego sets are expensive to make compared to rival toys, especially in specialized sets like this, and the packs had to be sold at razor-thin profit margins to remain at a competitive…

‘Documents,’ Today’s Comic by Robin Vehrs – VICE

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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David Fincher Didn’t Want the Stress of Directing a ‘Star Wars’ Film – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Helming a Star Wars film is a burden David Fincher did not want to bear. The Oscar-nominated director was in the running to direct 2015′s The Force Awakens (it ultimately went to J.J. Abrams), which he called a “plum assignment.” But he recently told Empire on the Empire Film Podcast that he stayed clear of the project because he knew the stress would be too much.  “I can’t imagine the kind of intestinal…