December 20, 2013

Rite Aid is extending store hours and featuring gift items as the holiday shopping season comes to an end, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

November 26, 2013

Walmart and the Salvation Army on Tuesday announced the second annual "Fill the Truck" toy drive, which will help bring toys to thousands of children.

November 18, 2013

Dollar General on Friday kicked off its annual holiday giving campaign either in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Thanks and Giving campaign or the holiday toy drive benefitting the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.

September 18, 2013

Kmart has compiled a list of 15 toys that it is encouraging members of its loyalty program to send as gifts to children in need.

August 8, 2013

Activity toys are a key segment for the drug channel.

December 21, 2012

Rite Aid is donating 80,000 toys to a charity for children affected by poverty and tragedy, emphasizing those affected by Hurricane Sandy, the retailer said Friday.

December 12, 2012

Kinney Drugs has kicked off the holiday season by hosting two separate gift-giving programs in all of its drug store locations to benefit less fortunate children and seniors.

December 11, 2012

Kerr Drug is launching a holiday toy and food drive for families in need, the regional chain said.

November 26, 2012

Duracell, partnering with Toys for Tots, is looking to "power" jubilant faces this holiday season. The company announced an exclusive sweepstakes on their Facebook page allowing consumers to win some of the holiday's hottest toys while helping those in need.

November 15, 2012

Family Dollar on Thursday announced it is expanding its holiday selection to include hundreds of toys and gifts retailing for $10 or less.

November 15, 2012

Two new wooden toys that won a contest sponsored by Midwestern mass merchandiser Meijer will be featured exclusively on the retailer's website, the company said Thursday.

September 28, 2012

Dollar General is promising big savings on toys -- right up until Christmas Eve.

January 6, 2012

Thinkway Toys will launch a new line of toys based on the follow-up animated film to "Despicable Me," Universal Partnerships and Licensing and Illumination Entertainment announced.

January 3, 2012

The recession has taken a toll on the pet category, according to some companies. A recent report from Cascadia Capital revealed that 35% of consumers said they curtailed pet expenditures in 2011 due to the economy.

December 1, 2011

Walgreens on Thursday announced it is teaming up with Toys for Tots and local charities across the nation.

November 30, 2011

Kerr Drug's philanthropic arm is launching a food and toy drive for the holidays, the company said Wednesday.

November 22, 2011

Battery brand Duracell has launched a new program that is designed to help make the holidays a little less stressful for parents and provide a host of cool resources to help them more easily navigate the season.

November 16, 2011

Regional chain Bartell Drugs is working with the Salvation Army to sponsor a toy donation drive, the chain said.

October 19, 2011

FyrFlyz could be the next big kid craze. The new spinning toy on a string from i-Star Entertainment has earned a spot on a number of “Hot Toy” lists, including the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio and Dr. Toy Top Ten Toys lists.


September 22, 2011

Toys“R”Us announced this week its top toy list for the holiday season.

September 20, 2011

Kmart has announced its list of the top toys for the 2011 holiday season.

September 14, 2011

i-Star Entertainment has introduced FyrFlyz, a new bow-tie-shaped spinning toy on a string.

September 12, 2011

The Brainy Brands Co. has introduced a new line of wooden toys for its Brainy Baby line.

May 12, 2011

Mega Brands has entered a deal with Saban Brands to develop construction toys based on the kids' action series "Power Rangers Samurai," the latest Power Rangers franchise.