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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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The 2018 inductees into the Toy Hall of Fame include the Magic 8 Ball, Uno, and pinball.
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Rachel Kurland
November 09, 2018 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Will more toys be inducted into this year's Toy Hall of Fame? Signs point to yes. The 2018 inductees into the Toy Hall of Fame include the Magic 8 Ball, Uno, and pinball. The Magic 8 Ball, introduced in 1946, was in the running seven times before finally being...
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A young museum-goer gets ready to cast his ballot for his favorite toy at the Please Touch Museum.
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Antionette Lee
November 06, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Adults weren't the only one voting on Election Day. Dozens of kids also got a piece of the democratic action at the Please Touch Museum — by casting their ballots for their favorite toy candidates. The three candidates were Slinky, Thomas the Tank Engine and...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:23 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Toys "R" Us has rejected a bid from the billionaire toymaker behind Bratz dolls and Little Tikes. Isaac Larian placed a $675 million bid for 200 of the remaining 735 Toys "R" Us locations in the United States, and almost all of more than 80 locations in...
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