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Toys R Us Plans to Reappear With 2 Smaller Stores in Malls

Big-box chain disappeared after bankruptcy filing

(Newser) - The rebirth of Toys R Us will begin with two stores, which will be open in time for holiday shopping, the company says. The chain had shut down the last of its stores more than a year ago after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The new stores, which will... More »

Still Mourning Toys R Us? Wipe Away Those Tears

Sources say small-scale comeback is in the making, with e-commerce site, handful of US stores to open

(Newser) - A big-box chain that shut down all of its US stores last year is announcing a comeback of sorts, though it will be more small box than big box. There'd been hints in late 2018 and earlier this year that Toys R Us wasn't completely dead in the... More »

How Toys R Us Has 'Risen From the Grave'

You'll find Geoffrey's Toy Box in hundreds of Kroger-owned stores nationwide

(Newser) - In March Toys R Us announced it was closing for good and leaving 33,000 people out of work. But the Washington Post reports on the toy retailer's "complicated comeback," saying it has come "crawling back" from what looked to be a certain demise. Geoffrey (the... More »

Mystery Shopper Buys Out Toys R Us Store

The buyer reportedly plans to donate the toys

(Newser) - Santa Claus came early to the Toys R Us store in Raleigh, NC, on Friday, even as 800 Toys R Us stores across the country prepared to close their doors for good. According to CBS , an anonymous good Samaritan paid $1 million to purchase all the toys that remained in... More »

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