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    Canada ToysRUs LEGO Sale: December 9-15

    This week from December 9-15, Toys R Us Canada will be offering the following LEGO deals listed below. In addition, you can also get a free mini LEGO City car set with $25 purchase or more on ANY LEGO building sets (in-stores only). Thanks to forum member rexx for the news.

    -Up to 30% off ALL $149.99 and under DC LEGO Super Heroes Sets (sets like 76034 The Batboat Harbor Pursuit are 30% off)
    -$20 off LEGO Dimensions Fantastic Beast Story Pack $29.97 (reg.$49.99)
    -Up to $10 off on ALL LEGO Dimensions Fun, Team and Levels Packs
    -20% off Select LEGO Building Sets, 20% off ALL LEGO Ninjago, 20% off Select LEGO Technic


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    Starting January 1st, 2017, the LEGO Group will be getting a new CEO. Bali Padda (currently a Chief Operations Officer) will be replacing Jørgen Vig Knudstorp.  Currect LEGO CEO Jørgen Vig Knudstorp will be responsible for a new LEGO Group entity working with Thomas Kirk Kristiansen.


    The LEGO Group has announced that Bali Padda, current Chief Operations Officer, is appointed CEO of the company as of January 1, 2017.

    Bali Padda takes over from Jørgen Vig Knudstorp who will head up the new entity LEGO Brand Group.

    Bali Padda has been with the LEGO Group for 14 years and is at present heading up Operations while at the same time being overall responsible for people and organisational development. During the past ten years, he has been a member of the LEGO Group’s top management.

    Commenting on the appointment of Bali Padda as CEO, Niels Jacobsen, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the LEGO Group, says:

    “Bali Padda has a fantastic track record in the LEGO Group with more than 14 years of experience especially within supply chain functions, but more recently also focusing on people and organisational development. Bali has demonstrated an ability to drive the changes required in operations through the significant growth we have experienced during the past years. I am confident that Bali will continue to develop the company in close cooperation with management.”

    You can read more about this press release here.


    Jørgen Vig Knudstorp to head up LEGO brand entity to increase focus on the long-term brand potential.

    Current CEO of the LEGO Group, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp will chair the new entity in close partnership with deputy chair, Thomas Kirk Kristiansen.

    “It has been very exciting to make these preparations for the future – not just for the next generation but also for generations to come. I am very pleased about the partnership between Thomas and Jørgen because I am convinced that their joint efforts and skills support our mission to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow in the best possible way,” says Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, third generation owner of the LEGO Group and Chairman of KIRKBI A/S.

    As a consequence of his new role in the LEGO Brand Group, the Board of Directors of LEGO A/S will nominate Jørgen Vig Knudstorp to become Chairman of the Board in May 2017. Niels Jacobsen, present Chairman of the Board of Directors of LEGO A/S, will continue in his role as Deputy Chairman in KIRKBI A/S.

    You can read more about this press release here.

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    Amazon America currently has LEGO Marvel Super Heroes The Helicarrier on sale at $299.99 (reg.$349.99). Savings work out to be 14% off.

    Target America has also made several reduces to their LEGO Star Wars sets with great savings. Many of the Fall 2016 LEGO Star Wars sets have also been reduced by 20% off as well such as LEGO Star Wars Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle. If it is not available for purchase in-stores, you can also try in-store pickup. Amazon America has also price matched most of these sale prices as well.

    -36% off – LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon $95.99 (reg.$149.99)
    -36% off – LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium $63.99 (reg.$99.99)
    -35% off – LEGO Star Wars Captain Rex’s AT-TE $77.59 (reg.$119.99)
    -33% off – LEGO Star Wars StarScavenger $33.59 (reg.$49.99)
    -32% off – LEGO Star Wars Clone Turbo Tank $75.19 (reg.$109.99)

    Thanks to forum member MrVEP for the news.

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes The SHIELD Helicarrier 76042 - Toysnbricks

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    New 2016 LEGO Factory Opens in Jiaxing, China

    A new LEGO Factory in Jiaxing, China has recently opened with an area of 165,000 m2. The factory will employ more than 1200 people and is expected to supply up to 80% of all LEGO products in Asia. Here are some quick key facts regarding the new LEGO Factory!

    Facts about the factory

    • The factory covers an area of approximately 165,000 m2.
    • The land where the factory is located covers 315,000 m2.
    • 45,000 m2 area for packing.
    • 25,000 m2 manual warehouse.
    • 10,000 m2 area for decoration and assembly.
    • 35,000 m2 moulding facility.
    • 6,500 m2 automated high bay warehouse. 24 metres high with a capacity of more than 400,000 storage boxes.
    • More than 1,200 people are currently employed at the factory.
    • The investment amounts to a 3-digit million Euro figure.

    You can found out more through LEGO’s full press release here.


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    LEGO has released official box art images of the upcoming LEGO Ideas Cartoon Network 21308 Adventure Time set. As mentioned earlier on the LEGO Ideas blog, the set will be available for purchase beginning January 1st, 2017. Contains 495 pieces and will be priced at $49.99 USD. Thanks to Brickset for the news.

    LEGO Ideas Cartoon Network 21308 Adventure Time


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    LEGO December 2016 Offers & Promotions


    Welcome to the month of December! There’s lots of great offers this month including a free a gingerbread man minifigure and more at LEGO Brand Retail Stores and and LEGO Shop at Home (USA | Canada | Europe/UK). Free shipping on orders above $35 for North America or GBP 30 with LEGO VIP. See What’s New: US | Canada | UK

    North America Offers
    -Free Exclusive 2017 Wall Calendar with purchases of $75 or more (November 28 to December 11)
    -Free Gingerbread Man with purchases of $50 or more (December 12-18)
    -Double VIP points on all purchases (December 10-11)
    -Sales & Deals Items: US | Canada

    Europe & United Kingdom Offers
    -Free LEGO Christmas Snowglobe with purchases over 60 GBP (November 25 to December 10)
    -Free Gingerbread Man with purchases over 25 GBP (December 11-20)
    -Free LEGO Star Wars Rebel Pilot Minifigure with Star Wars purchases over 25 GBP (December 11-31)
    -Sales & Deals Items: UK
    *Euro pricing thresholds may vary depending on your country

    2015 LEGO Winter Toy Shop Creator Set 10249 - Toysnbricks

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    atmail35 reports finding two seasonal Christmas holiday LEGO polybag sets at her local Target store in America! The first is 30474 Reindeer while the other one is 30399 Friends Bowling. That LEGO 30474 Reindeer set will definitely make a great Christmas LEGO stocking stuffer. The Friends Bowling set looks quite interesting too. ( :

    LEGO Creator 30474 Reindeer


    LEGO 30399 Bowling


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    Three new LEGO Star Wars 2017 set images have been revealed. These appear to be remakes of LEGO classic sets that were released earlier in the past. What do you think of these upcoming LEGO Star Wars sets? The piece count for Luke’s Landspeeder is only 149 pieces which makes it quite a small set! Thanks to Hoth Bricks for the news.

    LEGO Star Wars 75173 Luke’s Landspeeder


    LEGO Star Wars 75174 Desert Skiff Escape


    LEGO Star Wars 75175 A-Wing Starfighter


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