+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0

    Default OMG another great Aussie brand hits the dust!

    I can't believe what I just read! Target Australia are going to stop selling toys! What the heck is this world coming to? I know they are facing some troubles but gee. They are known as the one stop shop for everything baby and child. How can they do this? They have been winding back product range and quality for some time, and now they are going to do this! Here in Adelaide our choices are so limited and if Target are gone I don't know what I will do? K-mart has reduced their range of toys dramatically, the department stores are expensive and their range is awful!
    Last edited by scoulls; 26-06-2016 at 15:29.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    my house
    Posts
    17,972
    Thanks
    1,414
    Thanked
    7,610
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Would you mind posting a link to what you read. I can't find anything.

  3. #3
    AdornedWithCats's Avatar
    AdornedWithCats is offline Winner 2013 - Spirit of BubHub Award
    Winner 2014 - Best Username

    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    8,081
    Thanks
    7,214
    Thanked
    3,622
    Reviews
    17
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 12/6/15Funniest Caption400 Posts in a week300 posts in a week
    I don't know where I heard it but I thought Target and Kmart were going to merge at some point. I think Target have been in trouble for a while.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,843
    Thanks
    3,412
    Thanked
    2,680
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by scoulls View Post
    I can't believe what I just read! Target Australia are going to stop selling toys! What the heck is this world coming to? I know they are facing some troubles but gee. They are known as the one stop shop for everything baby and child. How can they do this? They have been winding back product range and quality for some time, and now they are going to do this! Here in Adelaide our choices are so limited and if Target are gone I don't know what I will do? K-mart has reduced their range of toys dramatically, the department stores are expensive and their range is awful!

    I feel so cross about this I have started a petition. See
    https://change.orgp/guy-russo-target...p-selling-toys

    Please sign and share.
    So there was a widely reported news article this week saying Target would stop selling toys completely. I hope this link will open for you but it has a correction at the end which says:
    "An earlier version of this story incorrectly said Target would stop selling toys. They are only culling their annual toy sales"

    http://www.news.com.au/finance/busin...5c29b6f89b339e

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    4,795
    Thanks
    1,027
    Thanked
    2,260
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I actually went to target today and it's pretty crap (well this one was anyway). I was looking for some work clothes, geez they have gone down hill. The knit wear looks like something my grandmother would wear. The range is boring and the whole place is just "meh". On the up side I got discounted pjs for DS. Cause who the heck buys anything full priced at Target they literally have a sale ever week.
    Something needs to be done about target.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0
    Hi,

    The article I read is here http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/busine...5c29b6f89b339e. I just cant believe it!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    5,892
    Thanks
    3,074
    Thanked
    1,648
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by scoulls View Post
    Hi,

    The article I read is here http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/busine...5c29b6f89b339e. I just cant believe it!
    That says they will cancel the toy sale - not stop selling toys altogether

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0
    Yes I heard that too. Crazy idea I think...

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0
    Oh, you are right. It was a misprint. Heavens, how to get me fired up! Thank goodness they aren't , I was so upset. We do most of our shopping for toys there. Their range is normally pretty good.

    Thank you! You have made my day!

  10. #10
    Mod-biscotti's Avatar
    Mod-biscotti is offline Administrator Administrator
    Winner 2012 - Naughtiest/Cheekiest Mod
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    16,312
    Thanks
    1,717
    Thanked
    3,753
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    @scoulls I am intrigued. You joined in June 2008 but have not posted until now.

    Have you been lurking all this time? 8 years of lurking, I think that might be a new record

  11. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Mod-biscotti For This Useful Post:

    AdornedWithCats  (26-06-2016),binnielici  (26-06-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Does anyone use Aussie Farmers Direct?
    By AdornedWithCats in forum General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-03-2016, 18:44
  2. Aussie farmers direct and others
    By moosey in forum General Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 31-01-2016, 18:44
  3. Aussie baby boy names
    By allybellybaby in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 08-08-2015, 21:25

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hire For Baby Perth
New RETAIL store - Perth Hire For Baby Perth
Here at Hire for Baby, we offer a wide range of products from Child Restraints to Strollers, Stroller Accessories and Oricom Baby Monitors. Wholesale prices - till the stock ends. Buy from us and get the installation for FREE.
Like us on Facebook and get $10 OFF
featured supporter
Billington Street
For stationery as unique as you are! ♥ Handmade, custom designed stationery for all of life's celebrations
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!