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JediTricks
07-01-2006, 02:36 PM
Toys R Us' New Site Online

Toys R Us and Amazon have parted ways, and the world's biggest toy store is now online.

We first brought you the story of Toys R Us and Amazon's split (http://www.sirstevesguide.com/index.php?categoryid=10&p2_articleid=55) back on June 6th, and last night as June turned to July, the Toys R Us website went online. The new TRU site cannot use user accounts from their Amazon site, so customers can shop as guests or sign up a new account. If you preordered anything through the Amazon site that wasn't available at the time, unfortunately the order has been cancelled and a full refund has been given. The new site's address is, not surprisingly, www.ToysRUs.com (http://www.toysrus.com/) .

JON9000
07-01-2006, 04:00 PM
Great fun if you don't mind a $2 premium for the privilege of purchasing online. Scorch is available for $8.99

UKWildcat
07-01-2006, 04:02 PM
Scorch is available for $8.99

I noticed that too, but if you click on him it says "Temporarily Not Available Online".

El Chuxter
07-01-2006, 04:29 PM
They ain't got much of anything, and the babiesrus.com is no better. This could be the final nail in the coffin of TRU. As much as I used to love them, it seems like it's time for them to shape up or give up the ghost.

And, hmmm, this "new" site looks suspiciously like a cross between amazon.com and walmart.com.