Some international sales were down as the Top 500 retailer continues to increase spending on supporting Prime. North American sales of electronics and other ...
Sales at ToysRUs.com, the web site of Toys R Us Inc. which is operated by Amazon.com, increased 33% to $39 million in the third quarter, while companywide sales dropped 2%.
Sales at ToysRUs.com, the web site of Toys R Us Inc. which is operated by Amazon.com, increased 33% to $39 million in the third quarter from $23 million for the third quarter of last year, the company reported today.
Operating losses at Toysrus.com were $17 million in the third quarter, in line with expectations, and down from $30 million in last year`s third quarter, excluding the impact of on-recurring charges resulting from the alliance initiated last year with Amazon.com.
In the first nine months of the year, ToysRUs.com sales increased to $103 million from $40 million last year.
Web sales at Toys R Us still account for only a tiny fraction-less than 2%--of companywide sales at Toys R Us, which declined 2% to $2.18 billion for the quarter from $2.22 billion. For the first nine months, sales dropped 4% to $6.26 billion from $6.5 billion. Comparable store sales at Toys R Us toy stores fell 9% in the third quarter from year earlier. Toys R Us also operates Babies R Us and Kids R Us.