Toys R Us

Toys R Us
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January 11, 2019 - 10:33 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- You may have never heard of Ollie's Bargain Outlet. But this eccentric discount chain wants to open hundreds of new stores across the country. Ollie's is one of the wackiest stores around. Its logo is a caricature of founder Oliver "Ollie" Rosenberg...
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Stf. Sgt. Brian Spittler loads a vehicle with toy donations at the Marine Corps Toys for Tots depot, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Hialeah, Fla.
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December 21, 2018 - 7:14 am
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — When Toys R Us closed, Toys for Tots felt the loss. The toy giant's decision to close its stores this year left some huge holes for the annual charity drive to fill. Toys R Us shoppers donated more than 250,000 toys last year and the company gave $5 million in corporate...
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Cyber Monday
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November 28, 2018 - 11:39 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Retailers are battling hard over toys, flat-screen TVs and new tech gadgets this holiday season, and Amazon appears to be in a strong position. The company said on Tuesday that it sold 18 million toys between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. Amazon did...
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Two of the former owners of Toys "R" Us have agreed to pay $20 million to help laid-off employees.
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November 20, 2018 - 2:33 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) — Two of the former owners of Toys "R" Us have agreed to pay $20 million to help laid-off employees. Bain Capital and KKR, private equity firms that owned part of the toy retailer, set up a severance fund to pay former workers who lost their jobs when the...
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This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J.
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October 03, 2018 - 7:39 am
By The Associated Press There may be a second act for Toys R Us, the retail wonderland for children that turned off the lights at hundreds of stores for what was thought to be the final time this summer. After joining the parade of retailers that never recovered from the recession and radical...
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This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J.
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June 29, 2018 - 11:45 am
By Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, the end of a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores, brightly colored logo and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot. But many of the children who happily sang the...
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Toys R Us
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April 23, 2018 - 4:22 pm
By Chris Isidore NEW JERSEY (CNN Money) — The CEO who wants to save Toys "R" Us is not giving up. Isaac Larian, the billionaire toy executive behind Bratz dolls and Little Tikes toys, said he is still hopeful he can save 274 U.S.-based Toys "R" Us stores, even though his initial $675 million bid...
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Toys R Us
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April 03, 2018 - 5:15 pm
Kathryn Vasel (CNN Money) -- You can turn that unused Toys "R" Us gift card into a new set of sheets. Or tea kettle. Or any other kitchen gadget your heart desires. Bed Bath & Beyond, with a partnership with CardCash, is allowing consumers to exchange Toys "R" Us or Babies "R" Us gift cards for...
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