Get ready for new 'Star Wars' toys: 'Force Friday II' is tonight

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"We find we do lose a lot of consumers to overseas retailers but, with Star Wars having the power that it does, it's convincing a lot of the local retailers to take a bet".

Disney's Force Friday retail event in 2015 helped Star Wars become the best-selling toy franchise in Australia for 18 consecutive months. You can simply create a local scavenger hunt or work with other local businesses to create an interactive promotion that gets customers to actually visit your business and others in exchange for some kind of incentive. Seriously, these things are more hard to get your hands on than the secret location of the Rebel Alliance base.

And REMEMBER, most importantly - if you've no ticket, there's NO WAY you're getting in, so here's what you have to do. John Lewis's Star Wars buyer, Sara Gamble, says that "We're looking forward to delivering a truly unique experience for Star Wars fans with exceptional product from tech to toys".

For a closer look at all of the Funko offerings for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, check out this official unboxing video, or head over to Funko's blog for the full reveal of all of their various little collectible figures.

No Repeat Of Force Friday's Wookie Year? Maybe you'd like a two-pack of Admiral Ackbar and an unnamed First Order Officer can only be bought at Toys R Us. More information is available on the Find the Force website. Using the same code developers use every day, kids will bring Star Wars droids to life by programming simple movements, loops, and more.

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He also compared her to former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, who like Merkel, spent more than a decade in office. It will take time and patience but we will succeed".

ForThe Last Jedi, however, things are stepping up a gear.

The list is massive, especially in the USA where everyone from Build-a-Bear to Walmart is getting in on the Star Wars action.

Children can also learn simple coding and programming related to Star Wars at Apple stores.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be released in theaters on December 15, 2017.

There's also a really sweet 1,106-piece BB-8 set, a 1,376-piece First Order Heavy Assault Walker, and buildable figures of Rey, Chewbacca, an Elite TIE Fighter Pilot, and an Elite Praetorian Guard.

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