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Toys 'R' Us Announces Return With Two New Retail Stores

Toys "R" Us Announces Return With Two New Retail Stores

After packing it up, laying off thousands of employees, and basically saying goodbye to everyone, Toys "R" Us announced they're returning with two new stores. The company sent out an announcement last week, letting people know they would be revitalizing the brand with improved stores using a different strategy. The two new locations will be […]

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Once Again, Toys R Us Seems to be Rising From the Ashes

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[...]

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Mattel Loses a Good Chunk of DC Comics Toy License to Spin Master

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[...]

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Toys R Us Indeed Has Returned…as a Box of Toys at Kroger

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[...]

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Funko Round-Up: Prince, Horror 5 Star, Geoffery Lives, and Mega Man!

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 columns="2" size="large"[...]

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I Don't Wanna Grow Up Part 2: Saying Goodbye to Toys R Us

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[...]

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KB Toys is in Fact Returning, with Some Very Ambitious Goals

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[...]

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I Don't Wanna Grow Up: The Last Gasp of Toys R Us, in Pictures

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[...]

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Isaac Larian Seeks $800 Million in Crowdfunding to Save 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[...]

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Toys R Us to Close or Sell All 800 US Stores, UK Heads for Complete Shutdown

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[...]

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Even More MCU Marvel Legends on the Way as Collectors Scramble to Keep Up

Marvel Legends are taking over the toy sections of stores. Even more exclusive two and three packs have been announced today, mostly MCU related. These are on top of the latest waves of figures in the Deadpool and Spider-Man lines, the two waves of Avengers: Infinity War figures announced yesterday, Mr. Fantastic hitting Walgreens, the […]

Infinity War Comes to Funko as Thanos Also Conquers Our Wallets

Infinity War is taking over the collectibles sections everywhere, and a huge piece of that will be from Funko. They formally announced their products in support of the gargantuan MCU film today, and a little bit of everything is here. Pops, Mystery Minis, Plushies, Dorbz, and of course tons of exclusives that we will all […]

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Care Bears Funko Pops Revealed at London Toy Fair

Care Bears Pops have been revealed to be coming in March from Funko this morning at London Toy Fair. One of the most-requested lines, this is one of the bigger waves in quite a while. Plenty of exclusives and chases will be coming, and I am willing to bet that these will be far from […]

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[...]