Toys R Us to Close All U.S. Stores

| Daniela Forte

Toys R Us announced it is closing or selling all of its more than 800 stores across the U.S. CNBC reported that the company is working out a plan to save at least 200 stores from going dark if it can find a buyer. Here is what caused the demise of yet another big-box retailer.

Toys ‘R’ Us to Close Nearly 180 Stores Across the U.S.

| Daniela Forte

Toys ‘R’ Us announced it is closing nearly 180 stores across the U.S., accounting for one-fifth of its retail footprint, in the wake of filing for bankruptcy protection in late 2017. See what CEO and chairman Dave Brandon had to say about the future of the company.

Toys ‘R Us Sells FAO Schwarz to ThreeSixty Group

| MCM Staff

ThreeSixty Group, a leading provider of branded consumer products to major retailers, has acquired FAO Schwarz from Toys ‘R Us. Terms were not disclosed. See what plans it has for the iconic toy company’s assets.

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Toys R Us Lays Out New Omnichannel Strategy

| MCM Staff

In order to become what it is calling “a customer-centric business” and to improve the customer experience in-store and online, Toys R Us laid out several initiatives for 2014 that it hopes will improve the company’s operational performance.

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Toys R Us Reports Grim Third Quarter Results

| Daniela Forte

Toys R Us’ sales continue to decline and the net loss is continuing to grow in the third quarter, according to its earnings release. Comparable store net sales were down 5.2% in the domestic segment primarily resulting from decreases in the learning, juvenile (including baby) and core toy categories.