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4 ways Hasbro, Mattel, and other toy companies were whacked by Toys R Us’ bankruptcy

The closure of Toys R Us stores hammered toymakers' sales and profits, shrunk their distribution, and landed them with debt.
Limited Too was a '90s staple.

10 brands that peaked in the ’90s, including Blockbuster and Limited Too

Remember Blockbuster, Limited Too, and Circuit City? Stores like these thrived in the '90s, but many failed to sustain momentum in modern retail.
Toys R Us redesigned store rendering.

Toys R Us is officially back from the dead, but its new stores won’t actually make any money selling toys

Toys R Us' parent company won't make any money from the sale of toys, with manufacturers paying for space and services and keeping 100% of sales.
A Toys R Us advertisement in Hong Kong.

The company formerly known as Toys R Us is reportedly opening stores in time for Christmas

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.

These haunting photos reveal the retail apocalypse ripping through America

The retail apocalypse is ripping through America, with more than 5,800 store closures announced so far in 2019.

Here’s how a tiny toymaker dodged the Toys R Us disaster that whacked Hasbro and Mattel

Funko's diversified customer base, range of sales channels and devoted buyers let it dodge the Toys R Us liquidation that ravaged Hasbro and Mattel.
A Toys R Us store in Bangalore, India.

Toys R Us is being revived, but it probably won’t be the store you remember

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.

Toys R Us is rising from the dead

Toys R Us is rising from the dead as Tru Kids Inc., helmed by veteran executives from the toy retailer.

These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America as Sears clings on after closing hundreds of stores

A retail apocalypse is ripping through America, leaving clearance sales and empty malls in its wake.

Retail defaults are at an all-time high — here are all the bankruptcies and liquidations so far in 2018

16 US retailers have already filed for bankruptcy or announced liquidations so far in 2018. Sears, David's Bridal, and Claire's are among them.