BENTONVILLE, Ark. — While Toys"R"Us and Kmart were among the first retailers to release their hot toy lists, Walmart wasn't too far behind this year, offering many of the same toys as the aforementioned companies, and even some exclusives.
"Value is a huge priority for our customers and they rely on Walmart for the right toys at great prices everyday and especially during the holiday season," said Laura Phillips, chief toy officer and senior vice president of toys and seasonal merchandising, Walmart. "We know this economic climate is difficult for our customers and we are committed to helping them have the Christmas they want and deserve."
Walmart's top 20 toy list includes:
Mattel Monster High 3-Pack*
Lego Mace Windu Fighter*
Hasbro Race Along Chuck
Fisher Price Dance 'n Play Puppy
Hasbro Elmo Rocks
Fisher Price Dora's Fiesta Kitchen
LeapFrog Leap Pad Explorer
MGA Lalaloopsy Silly Hair
Hasbro Easy Bake Oven
Hasbro Cookie Pie FurReal
Mattel Barbie Camper
Hasbro Beyblades Triple Battle
Hasbro Star Wars FX Lightsaber
Hasbro Nerf Nitron
Fisher Price Imaginext Bat Cave
Spinmaster RC Real McQueen
Hasbro Transformers Ultimate Optimus
Wowee Paper Jams Pro Mic
Hasbro Yahtzee Flash Games
*Denotes Walmart exclusive.
In addition to revealing its top toys for holiday 2011, Walmart announced that it will offer layaway for electronics and toys. Available at all stores nationwide beginning Oct. 17 through Dec. 16, the program will be available on eligible toy and electronic gifts with a retail price of $15 or more.