Toy''r''us reservation

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Re: Toy''r''us reservation

Postby GuyIncognito » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:34 am

We might as well speculate about what TFs might make the list. The 50 "hot toys" are going to be toys that they expect a high demand for, particularly from kids who beg for them for Christmas and drive most of their sales.

My concern about MP OP is that it's more of a collector piece. I don't think kids will be asking mom and dad for it, nor do I think TRU is expecting to move a lot of units of it.

FoC Bruticus is a more likely candidate, since it's based on a video game. But again, is it something that's going to be a hot, in-demand toy this fall?

On the other hand, maybe I'm wrong that the list will only be popular, high-demand items. Maybe TRU will use it as a way to promote sales of big-ticket items like MP OP.
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Re: Toy''r''us reservation

Postby Rhinox23 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:33 am

Sadly, it does not appear that MP Optimus made the hot toy list for the TRU reservation system! :-(

http://www.toysrus.com/shop/index.jsp?c ... toys:91911

Oh well, I guess it'll be the same old hunting nightmare where only the scalpers seem to hit the jackpot. Good luck to everyone because we'll be doing this the old fashion way.
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Re: Toy''r''us reservation

Postby datguy86 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:25 am

Motto: "SHEEAGH!"
Considering 14 of the 50 items are TRU exclusives that, judging by sales of similar toys not all will sell; I'm a little surprised OP isn't on there.

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Re: Toy''r''us reservation

Postby redoutlander » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:17 pm

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Well we all could just order Brok the Brachiosaurus as he is the only transforming toy on the list.

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