Amazon predicts these will be the 100 hottest toys every kid wants this holiday season

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. It’s never too early to start thinking about holiday shopping. While the gift-giving season is months away, if you like to get ahead and do your holiday shopping early, Amazon […]

Toys R Us is hinting at a post-bankruptcy revival and some former employees are not happy about it

Organization United for Respect Some former Toys R Us employees say they’re upset that the toy chain likened its bankruptcy to a vacation. Toys R Us posted a tweet on October 6 featuring a picture of the company mascot, Geoffrey the Giraffe, holding a suitcase, saying that the iconic mascot had returned from traveling the […]

We visited 3 Toys R Us stores that are about to shut down — and it was a depressing look at a business at its end

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Toys R Us announced in March that it would close or sell all 735 of its stores in the United States. Going-out-of-business sales began shortly after the announcement. The sales will last until stores run out of inventory. To see what the stores are like as they near closing, we visited three different Toys R […]

‘Isle of Dogs’ Toys First Look: These Collectible Action Figures Are Very Good Dogs

Love or hate Isle of Dogs, you can’t deny that it is filled with Good Dogs. And yes, I mean capital Good. Which is why it’s genius that a line of collectible Isle of Dogs toys is being released in conjunction with the new stop-motion Wes Anderson movie. And you’ll definitely want to…fetch yourself at least one […]

Life in Pieces Video: Sophia and Her Stuffed Toys Stage a Musical Protest

Plush toys come to life for some musical pieces, in this week’s episode of CBS’ Life in Pieces — as sampled in this exclusive sneak peek. RELATEDCBS Schedules 21 Season Finales: Which Are Supersized? In “Pageant Bike Animals Jerky” (airing Thursday at 9:30/8:30c), Heather (played by Betsy Brandt) tells daughter Sophia (Giselle Eisenberg) that she must […]

Girls star Jemima Kirke bares breasts and bottom with sex toys in boyfriend's new video

Girls is fearless in its presentation of sexuality but this new video might be a bit much even for the HBO show. Kirke and her boyfriend act out strange sexual games and play with a selection of sexy toys including a rubber dildo and whips. As well as flashing her breasts, the actress and performer […]

Netflix Renews Nerdy Doc Series ‘The Toys That Made Us’ and Four Other Unscripted Shows

Continuing to expand their seemingly endless library of streaming titles, Netflix has renewed a batch of their unscripted programming shows for second seasons. The nerdy documentary series  The Toys That Made Us, focusing on some of the most iconic toys from pop culture history is among them, as is the reboot of Queer Eye (no […]

Target could be the biggest winner in the Toys R Us sweepstakes (TGT)

Reuters/Jim Young Target is favored to take the largest amount of Toys R Us assets. Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy just last week.  There may be notable competition to Target in the retail space for those assets.  Follow Target shares in real time. Target is well positioned to be the biggest beneficiary of the […]

Top toy makers are trying to stop Toys R Us from kicking off liquidation sales

AP Toys R Us is defending its plan to liquidate its US business in US Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday. More than 50 toy suppliers, including Mattel and Lego, have objected to the retailer’s plan to close or sell all of its US stores.  Experts told Reuters that Toys R Us’ request to halt supplier payments […]