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The company holding the assets of the defunct Toys R Us will open new toy stores in the US in preparation for the holiday season, a new report says.
There's not much left of the old Toys R Us in the revived version, but veteran Toys R Us leaders hope the brand will be a draw.
Without Toys R Us, it's possible hot toys will go out of stock more quickly.
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Best Buy is expanding its toy selection this holiday season as it tries to take a piece of the pie Toys R Us left behind.
Just before the holidays, toy brands are finding it hard to balance a new toy-selling paradigm in America with the closure of Toys R Us.
The Toys R Us brand angered some former employees by comparing its bankruptcy to a vacation. The toy retailer tweeted a picture of its mascot, Geoffrey the Giraffe, with a suitcase, announcing that its mascot had been traveling the world for the last few months. Former employees are not amused.
Toys R Us could be coming back from the dead. The controlling interests in the company have decided that the company should consider restarting instead of selling all of its remaining assets.
The jobs report released on Friday showed that no group of companies saw bigger losses than retailers of sporting goods, toys, books, and music. Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last September, and announced in January that it was closing all its stores.
Toys R Us' US operations shut down forever on Friday, and the retailer posted just one final goodbye. "Don't ever grow up," it wrote on its website.