Toys R Us To Open E-Commerce Warehouse In Melbourne
Toys R Us has announced a new purpose built warehouse distribution and adjoining head office located in the suburb of Clayton, in Melbourne.
The 19,650 square metre space is expected to be completed by next June, and will be used for warehousing, offices, and an “ancillary experience centre.”
Toys R Us has entered into an initial ten year lease, with two further five-year extensions at the option of the once-mighty toy giant.
“In alignment with the Company’s growth aspirations and vision, these new warehouse and office facilities mark a key strategic milestone that will enable Toys“R”Us to scale the business considerably and accelerate e-commerce operations,” explains Dr Louis Mittoni, Toys“R”Us CEO and Managing Director.
“As shopper demand via e-commerce pillars Toys“R”Us, Babies“R”Us and Hobby Warehouse continues to grow, this purpose-built state-of-the-art distribution centre will assist the company meet increased demand, improve cost efficiencies, and deliver higher levels of customer service and experiences to our shoppers.”