WHP Global, parent company of Toys”R”Us®, announces the forthcoming grand opening of a new two-story Toys”R”Us flagship store inside American Dream, the unmatched entertainment/retail center in Bergen County, New Jersey.
Designed for ‘Toys”R”Us kids’ of all ages, the first U.S. Toys”R”Us flagship store will feature a modern two-level retail concept that spans 20,000 square feet. The flagship will be reminiscent of the beloved toy store customers know and love, as visitors can shop their favorite toy brands, meet Geoffrey the Giraffe, rediscover their love of play with interactive experiences and product demonstrations, and enjoy new branded elements like Geoffrey’s Café, and ice cream parlor, two-story slide, and more. Located within steps of Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park and DreamWorks Water Park, the new flagship is at the epicenter of American Dream’s premiere entertainment, shopping and dining experiences.
Yehuda Shmidman, WHP Global and Toys”R”Us Chairman and CEO says, “American Dream is a one-of-a-kind unrivaled retail center featuring massive entertainment experiences that make it an ideal destination for families. Debuting our first Toys”R”Us flagship here is a no-brainer. The Toy”R”Us brand is big and growing fast. Today we have over 900 stores and e-commerce sites operating across 25 countries outside the USA, and now our USA expansion plans are in high gear, propelling us into the next chapter of growth for our global brand.”
Opening mid-December, just in time for the 2021 holiday shopping season, the Toys”R”Us flagship at American Dream marks the return of the first standalone flagship store of the iconic and beloved toy brand in the USA. This comes on the heels of Toys”R”Us opening its digital flagship store this year together with Macy’s and with over 400 Toys”R”Us shop-in-shops slated to open inside Macy’s stores nationwide starting in 2022.
“American Dream is a world-class destination with one-of-a-kind experiences, and first-to-market entertainment/retail concepts, designed to delight a multi-generational audience,” said Don Ghermezian, CEO of American Dream. “Toys”R”Us sparks the same feeling of joy across multiple age groups. This powerful brand is the perfect addition to American Dream’s all-star lineup of entertainment properties and attractions. We’re thrilled to partner with WHP Global and Toys”R”Us to bring this project to life.”
The Toys”R”Us flagship at American Dream will open its doors in mid-December, with extended holiday hours. To keep updated on the flagship grand opening and 2022 store openings, visit toysrus.com and follow @toysrus on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok.