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Are You The Toys R Us Employee That Made Todd McFarlane Who He Is?
"I was able to walk into Walmart and say, 'Hey, Toys "R" Us, the largest seller of toys is buying my stuff,'" he said. Todd McFarlane YouTube screencap To Milton Griepp at ICV2 in 2020. A Toys R Us buyer came along  He had an assistant  The assistant was a comic geek  He said, "Hey, boss[...]
Toys R Us
Toys R Us is coming back! Well, maybe Again. Today the new company TRU Kids INC released a press release announcing new plans to revive the sleeping toy giant ahead of this years New York Toy Fair Looks like the plan is to open 70 new store fronts in England, Asia, and India, with online sales[...]
DC Mattel Collage
They are suffering the same as Hasbro and every other toy company is after the closing of Toys R Us this year Mattel is also expected to go hard after the master toy license for Star Wars and Marvel when those deals expire in 2020, but I would expect them to stay with Hasbro. As for[...]
Toys R Us
Toys R Us left a gaping hole not just in the toy industry, but to collectors and kids of all ages when it shuttered earlier this year This is the first holiday season without the toy giant, and while some stores are attempting to fill the void, they have failed to impress so far. Then a[...]
Toys R Us Tweets They Might Be Returning, Online Rage Ensues
This afternoon, a brand new tweet came up from the Toys R Us Twitter account that you could say didn't really "sit well" with people online As you may recall, the company filed for bankruptcy, tried a dozen ways to save itself, and then ultimately shut down stores across the U.S A few remain in[...]
Funko Prince Collage
I miss Toys R US so much, guys and gals As weird and awkward as this Pop looks, I'm going to try to get it. Also available now is a new Mega Man Pop Tee and Pop set I have seen this one at GameStop (where it is an exclusive), and it looks awesome. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1[...]
toys r us closing
As we showed you not that long ago, as soon as Toys R Us announced its liquidation sale people started to tear the stores apart Now, with fewer than three days remaining on many of my local stores, I came in to pay my respects one last time. I'll never know the joys (or frustrations) of[...]
KB Toys
The company looks to rise from the ashes of Toys R Us after their own demise back in 2009 Almost a decade later, they aim to have pop-up stores open for this upcoming holiday season Even more ambitious plans are afoot for after that, as detailed in a digital conference call that took place at[...]
toys r us closing, march 2018
By now, we all know Toys R Us is going out of business The sales will come in waves, with the first one being 10% off of everything It seems surreal to me, especially as I walked around a local store taking pictures. Growing up, it was a big deal convincing mom and dad to take[...]
Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus Has Passed Away
Toys R Us founder and World War II veteran Charles Lazarus has passed away at age 94 This comes a week after the chain of toy stores he founded announced that it will be closing all stores in the US and other parts of the world He stepped down as CEO in 1994. Lazarus started the[...]
Toys R Us
Last week, Toys R Us confirmed rumors that it would permanently shut down and close its stores The company declared bankruptcy last year, and holiday sales failed to prevent the inevitable But though Toys R Us may have been brought down by greedy venture capitalists who bought the company and loaded it with debt, one[...]
Toys R Us
Toys R Us is going away The company confirmed that they will be forced to close or sell all 800 of its US stores, affecting 33,000 jobs The company has operated for over six decades. Over $8 billion dollars in debt, Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy protection six months ago, but a dismal holiday sales[...]
Lord of the Rings Funko Pops Wave 2- Gollum, Treebeard, and more!
Nobel Aragorn gets two as well, with him as king exclusive to Toys R Us The two best Hobbits (sorry not sorry) Merry and Pippin are here, as is the sinister Lurtz For me though, the best figure revealed is the deluxe Pop of Treebeard What a fantastic looking Pop. The Mystery Minis will be in[...]
Fraggle Rock Funko Pops Push The Nostalgia Button
And Sprocket only sees release at Toys R Us That is a little strange You always hope that the exclusives will be variations and not whole new characters I would think people getting these Fraggle Rock Pops would want a Sprocket TRU exclusives usually are not too difficult to find though so you should be[...]
Teen Titans Go! Get A Wave Of Creative Pops Again
The Ravens that were exclusive to Toys R Us were especially cool So this new wave of TTG Pops are for sure going to be joining their earlier counterparts on my shelf. Teen Titans Go! Funko Pops #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in[...]
Bond…James Bond To Take Over Stores Shelves From Funko
No Bond at Toys R Us. I am also a little shocked that our current 007 Daniel Craig is not in this first run But no worries, I am sure there will be many more waves Mystery Minis will happen as well, and we will get one for each They also teased that a Pop Ride will[...]
Funko Coco Pop Ernesto
Naturally, as with most things these days, there will be Funko products coming, too! Curiously, though, they will only be coming to two stores: Hot Topic and Toys R Us. In Disney•Pixar's "Coco," aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary adventure through the Land of the Dead. Funko is excited to announce Coco is now[...]
Funko Crash Bandicoot pop
There will be a Biker Outfit version at Hot Topic, a jetpack version at Toys R Us, a flocked version at GameStop, and a glow-in-the-dark version at Best Buy Man, Best Buy is getting more and more into the collectibles game this year There will also be a regular release of Dr Neo Cortex. All of[...]
Lukes Landspeeder Ryers Vehicle Hot List
Hot List, the annual list of holiday toys everyone will want if you are a kid (or lets be real, and adult) from Toys R Us came out this morning, and as usual, it features an eclectic mix of products What always cracks me up about this list is that they make sure to include[...]
Funko Elf Pop Buddy Elf
That one is exclusive to Toys R Us. Krampus #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ It's the most wonderful time of the year – until the half-goat, half-demon known as Krampus comes to your door! Krampus will punish those who have lost the holiday spirit. Krampus[...]