MACY'S AND TOYS"R"US® PARTNER TO PROVIDE TOY DEPARTMENTS IN SELECT MACY'S LOCATIONS DURING 2012 HOLIDAY SELLING SEASON
Companies to offer Toys"R"Us Express-branded shops in 24 Macy's locations in major markets nationwide beginning in mid-October and continuing through mid-January
CINCINNATI, Ohio, and WAYNE, New Jersey, October 10, 2012 – Macy's, Inc. and Toys"R"Us, Inc. today announced they have signed an agreement to offer Toys"R"Us Express-branded departments in 24 Macy's stores in major markets nationwide during this year's holiday selling season. The departments, which will operate on a leased basis, will average approximately 1,500 square feet (with some smaller and some larger). They will be open for a period of about three months – roughly from October 15, 2012, to January 15, 2013. Based on a number of factors, this pop-up toy shop concept could be expanded in the future.