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    ToysRUs Canada 30% off Select LEGO Sets

    This week from March 10-16, Toys R Us Canada will be offering 30% off select LEGO sets. In addition, for a limited time only online, you can get a free LEGO Nexo Knights Portable Shield Collector Case when you spend $40 or more on LEGO Nexo Knights Building sets!

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    The 2016 Annual Report and Financial Results for the LEGO Group is now out. Profit was 9436 million DKK in 2016 compared to 9174 million DKK in 2015. Net positive change is profit 262 million DKK (~$37 million in USD). LEGO is doing a very good job in financial matters.

    In 2016, 335 new LEGO products were launched including new LEGO Nexo Knights theme. The LEGO Group also continues with sustainable growth with 2.9 billion invested in buildings. This includes a new factory in China.

    The full 2016 Annual Report can be viewed here. Additional reports including a presentation and the responsibility highlights can be viewed here.

    2016 Highlights

    • Revenue for the full year increased by 6.0 percent in DKK to DKK 37.9 billion compared with DKK 35.8 billion for 2015.
    • Revenue for the full year increased 5.5 percent compared with 2015, excluding the impact of foreign currency exchange.
    • Operating profit (profit before financial items and tax) for 2016 was DKK 12.4 billion compared with DKK 12.2 billion for 2015, an increase of 1.7 percent year on year.
    • Net profit for the full year was DKK 9.4 billion compared with DKK 9.2 billion in 2015.
    • Cash flow from operating activities for the year was DKK 9.1 billion compared with DKK 10.6 billion in 2015.
    • Tax on profit for the year amounts to DKK 3.0 billion, unchanged from 2015.
    • Significant investments were made in building capacity and capability to deliver the group’s long-term growth ambition.

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    LEGO Brand Retail Stores are having a LEGO Duplo Building Inspiration Event starting next Sunday, March 12. The event runs until Friday, March 17. During this time period, you can drop by the LEGO Store before 1pm for a LEGO Duplo Building Inspiration. You will also get a FREE special Duplo set and Inspiration Guide.

    DUPLO Building Inspiration
    March 12-17: Bring in your little one for 10 minutes of LEGO® DUPLO® building inspiration!

    How many ways can you use LEGO DUPLO bricks? Whether you’re planning a birthday party or taking a road trip, drop into the LEGO Store before 1pm for 10 minutes of DUPLO building inspiration. Just for attending, you’ll receive a special DUPLO set and Inspiration Guide!

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    Amazon America currently has LEGO City Van & Caravan 60117 on sale for $12.93 (reg.$19.99). Savings work out to be 35% off.

    They also got LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Walker on sale at $31 (reg.$39.99), Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle at $70.82 (reg.$89.99) and Captain’s Rex AT-TE at $89.99 (reg.$119.99). Savings work out to be 23%, 21% and 25% off respectively.

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    Double VIP Points has begun at LEGO Brand Retail Stores and LEGO Shop at Home (US | Canada | UK). Offer runs from March 6-16. Double VIP points essentially works out to be about 10% back in rewards value. They also have some other offers going on as well which you can see below.

    UK/Europe Promotions
    -Free LEGO City Police Car with any LEGO City Purchase (March 13-April 28)

    North America Promotions

    -Free LEGO City Police Helicopter Polybag w/$35 purchase (March 1-15)
    -Free LEGO Duplo My First Fish with any LEGO Duplo purchase (March 16-31)

    This is a great time to pick up many of the new sets such as Brickheadz, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, LEGO Batman Movie sets, Collectable Batman Minifigures and more! See What’s New: US | Canada | UK

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    This week from March 5-11, Toys R Us America will be offering a free 819029 LEGO Nexo Knights Collector Case with LEGO construction purchases of $40 or more. Offer available in-stores only.

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    Official images and product description of the upcoming LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales: 71042 Silent Mary set is now listed at the LEGO Shop at Home website (USA / Canada / UK). The set was revealed earlier from Yahoo and listing price is $199.99 USD / $249.99 CAD / £179.99 GBP. Available April 1st, 2017. However, if you are a LEGO VIP, you may be able to purchase this set earlier beginning March 17 as advertised on the March 2017 LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar. Thanks to Minifigpriceguide for the news.

    Official Product Description for LEGO Silent Mary 71042 Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

    Bring the magic of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean to your home with this impressive replica of the Silent Mary ghost ship. This highly detailed LEGO® model with over 2,200 pieces features a hinged bow section, opening skeleton hull with decay and destruction detailing, movable rudder, collapsible main mast and two further masts, long bowsprit with crow’s nest and mast, tattered sails, detailed quarterdeck, plus a rowboat with two oars and an array of weapons and accessory elements. This model provides a rewarding build and play experience, and the integrated stand makes it suitable for display in the home or office. Also includes eight minifigures: Captain Jack Sparrow, Henry, Carina, Lieutenant Lesaro, Captain Salazar, Officer Magda, Officer Santos and the Silent Mary Masthead.

    • Includes eight minifigures: Captain Jack Sparrow, Henry, Carina, Lieutenant Lesaro, Captain Salazar, Officer Magda, Officer Santos and the Silent Mary Masthead.
    • Features a hinged bow section, opening skeleton hull with decay and destruction detailing, movable rudder, three masts including a collapsible main mast, long bowsprit with crow’s nest and mast, tattered sails, detailed quarterdeck, plus a rowboat with two oars.
    • Weapons include two gray swords, three black swords and a pistol.
    • Also includes the Silent Mary Masthead’s shield and sword elements.
    • Accessory elements include a compass, sextant, monocular, two brooms and a ship-in-a-bottle.
    • Special elements include Captain Salazar’s hairpiece and a decorated Galileo Diary with printed cover and astronomy page.
    • Raise the hinged bow section and open the skeleton hull to switch from sailing mode to attack mode.
    • This set includes over 2,200 pieces.
    • The Silent Mary with the main mast in vertical position measures over 18” (48cm) high, 26” (68cm) long and 8” (22cm) wide, and over 14” (36cm) wide with the main mast collapsed.

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    The April 2017 LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar (North America) is now out. For Easter, LEGO Brand Stores will be having an Easter Egg Hunt from April 1-16 for kids.

    In addition, there will be two new promotional gifts. These include a free mini LEGO Creator Volkswagen Beetle with purchases over $50 (April 1-15) and a free LEGO Friends Tic Tac Toe Game with LEGO Friends purchases over $20 (April 1-30). Those little creatures in the Tic Tac Toe looks quite cute don’t they!

    For more details on the LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar (North America) for April 2017, you can check the calendar here. For those living in Europe/UK, you can check out the LEGO Brand Retail Store Newsletter here.

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