Toys R Us Closes After 6 Decades: It's the Last Call to Be a Toys R Us Kid! by Alex Bryant

6 years ago

Toys R Us Closes After 6 Decades: It's the Last Call to Be a Toys R Us Kid!

After the iconic toy store filed for bankruptcy in fall 2017, Toys R Us has announced it will end all operations and either sell or close its U.S. and U.K. stores, according to multiple sources. Here are some tips on why to visit the toy chain one last time:

  • Expect in-store liquidation sales to come in the days and months ahead.
  • Re-live or create childhood memories as a Toys R Us kid by visiting a store nearest you.
  • Toys R Us spokesperson Taylor O'Donnell told USA TODAY that the chain plans to honor gift cards for the next 30 days.
  • According to CNBC, however, some 200 of Toys R Us' top-performing stores could live on in a different form. The company is reportedly seeking a buyer for them, along with its Canadian stores.
  • Stores in France, Spain, Poland and Australia will also liquidate its assets. The toy chain will seek a buyer for its Central European and Asian stores.
  • Not all stores will close at once, but over time. It's recommended to visit your local retailer for details.

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Elisa Schmitz
So sad! I think we all grew up as Toys R Us kids. Always hate to see a company go out of business, but this one in particular is hard to take. Thanks for the tip, Alex Bryant !
Alex Bryant
It's very unfortunate. I went to the nearest one in my local area to re-live the childhood memories.
Mike Prochaska
Sad this was my favorite summer job
Alex Bryant
That's an awesome job to have.
AJ Rogers
I'll forever remember Toys R Us!!
Nicole DeAvilla
Thanks for the info! People need to know to to use their gift cards asap!

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