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    LEGO Shanghai Main Office Expansion 2017

    The LEGO Group continues to experience strong growth in China and has recently moved to a new office. Employees working at the main office have increased from 80 to 200 since the growth in China during the last few years. You can read the full press release here.

    LEGO Shanghai Main Office Press Release

    The LEGO Shanghai main office is one of the company’s five main offices around the world established in 2014 to support LEGO growth in China. The recent move to new and more spacious surroundings is the result of the strong growth that LEGO China has experienced during the past years, which has increased the number of employees at the main office from 80 to 200.

    “For the past three years we have onboarded many new employees who have been instrumental in bringing the LEGO® play experience to children in China. We expect the number of employees to increase in the future, and I am very excited that we have these new and creative surroundings to accommodate them,” says Jacob Kragh, General Manager and Senior Vice President, LEGO China.

    About the Shanghai main office

    • Location: ICC T2. No. 288, Shaanxi South Road Shanghai
    • Size: 7,000 m2
    • Capacity: Approximately 400 employees and 50 visitors
    • The Shanghai main office offers different kinds of work and meeting spaces for employees to choose from based on their activities. These include among others meeting rooms, quiet zones, working zones, silent rooms, informal collaboration area, team huddle spaces and a cafe area
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    Target USA LEGO Spring Clearance 2017

    Some Target stores in America have begun their 2017 Spring clearance. Forum member Brickmythic reports finding a variety of LEGO sets discounted including the LEGO Elves Queen Dragon Rescue 41179 set for $27.99 (reg.$69.99).

    You may want to drop by your local Target store to have a look at some of the LEGO clearances happening there. As always, prices and selection may vary depending on your store.

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    April 3 Update – Images removed as per request from LEGO.

    New LEGO Disney Pixar Juniors Cars set images have surfaced! These upcoming sets will be based on the new LEGO Cars 3 Movie. The expected release date for the 3D animated movie is June 16, 2017 so we should start seeing these sets in the market about a month or so earlier. Thanks to forum member askthelegoguy for the news.

    2017 Disney LEGO Cars 3 Movie Sets (Juniors Theme)

    LEGO 10730 Lightning McQueen Speed Launcher
    LEGO 10731 Cruz Ramirez Race Simulator
    LEGO 10732 Guido and Luigi’s Pit Stop
    LEGO 10733 Mater’s Junkyard
    LEGO 10742 Willy’s Butte Speed Training
    LEGO 10743 Smokey’s Garage
    LEGO 10744 Thunder Hollow Crazy 8 Race

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    This week, Target and Toys R Us will be offering a variety of LEGO items on sale from April 2 to April 8. All of thess retailers offer free shipping for online purchases. At Target, you need to spend $25. Toys R Us requires a threshold of $29 while Amazon requires a threshold of $35. If you shop at Target, you can also get an extra 5% off if you have their Target RedCard or Credit Card.

    Target
    -Free $5 Target Gift card with Easter Shop purchase of $25 or more (coupon available on the Target Cartwheel App) – potentially valid for LEGO promotional polybag sets
    -20% off all LEGO Super Heroes, Batman, Duplo and Minecraft
    -10% off LEGO Imperial Assault Hovertank $26.99 (reg.$29.99)

    Toys R Us
    -BOGO 40% off on ALL LEGO Batman Movie, City, Duplo and DC Super Hero Girls

    Amazon
    -27% off – Creator Ocean Explorer $10.97 (reg.$14.99)
    -many items have been price matched from Toys R Us and Target including a selection of LEGO Batman Movie sets at 20% off
    -you can check out their Bestsellers LEGO List for more items on sale

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    Welcome to the month of April! This month, LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home (US | Canada | UK) will be offering new promotions. In addition, they also have many new products such as LEGO 70142 The Silent Mary set available. You can check out all the new items here: US | Canada | UK

    Below are some other promotions happening right now.

    UK/Europe:
    -Free LEGO City Police Car with any LEGO City Purchase (March 13-April 28)
    -Free mini LEGO Creator Volkswagen Beetle with purchases over GBP 35 (April 4-20)

    North America:

    -Free mini LEGO Creator Volkswagen Beetle with purchases over $50 (April 1-15)
    -Free LEGO Friends Tic Tac Toe Game with LEGO Friends purchases over $20 (April 1-30)
    -April 4-5 VIP Monthly Mini Model Build – Easter Chick
    -April 15 VIP LEGO Friends Mini Build

    For more details regarding upcoming events, you can check out the LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar (North America) by clicking on the image below. For those living in Europe/UK, you can check out the LEGO Brand Retail Store Newsletter here.

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    LEGO 76075 Wonder Woman Super Heroes Set

    Entertainment Weekly has revealed an image for the upcoming LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Wonder Woman set. This 286 piece set will be available beginning May 1st, 2017. Meanwhile, the new Wonder Woman Movie will be released in theatres beginning June 2, 2017.

    LEGO 76075 Wonder Woman Super Heroes

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    SinQel Toy Shop has revealed images of many upcoming new LEGO sets! We’ve seen many of these images already from the New York Toy Fair. For your convenience, we’ll be showing images of only sets that were not previously seen from the New York Toy Fair. Thanks to SinQel Toy Shop and Brickfan for the news.

    The 2017 Summer LEGO City, Nexo Knights and Friends New York Toy Fair post can be found here while the Star wars New York Toy Fair post can be found here.

    LEGO City 60153 60154 60164 60165 60166 60167 60169 Coast Guard & Urban

    LEGO City Jungle Summer 2017 Sets 60156 60157 60158 60159 60160 60161

    LEGO Nexo Knights 70354 Axl’s Rumble Maker

    LEGO Friends 41321 Wintersport Car Summer 2017

    2017 Summer LEGO Star Wars 75531 Stormtrooper Commander

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    [USA] ToysRUs LEGO Sale: March 24-April 15

    For three weeks from March 24 to April 15, Toys R Us will be offering a variety of LEGO sets on sale. These include LEGO Duplo Fire Boat, Duplo Truck, Ninjago City of Stiix and various LEGO Speed Champions sets.

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