End of an era: Toys 'R' Us stores close for good

The bankrupt toy company announced that it would be shutting down all US locations in March

The bankrupt toy company announced that it would be shutting down all US locations in March

Toys R Us posted a touching final message on its last day of business.

Toys "R" Us mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe has packed up his suitcase - presumably full of toys - and left his toy kingdom for good. Promise us just this one thing: Don't ever grow up.

"It's sad. A lot of kids are really probably shopping online Amazon a place like that, but there's something special about going to a store like Toys "R" Us", said Dale Shough, a customer.

The toy store chain announced in March they would be closing down and the few remaining stores are closing for good this week. And we will smile with invisible tears because a heart is touched with a strong word and you will say: "'It was with them that I had some of the best days of my life"'.

So, it would seem those discussions have progressed far enough for Toys "R" Us to some hope to fans through that initial post.

Lazarus founded the company in 1948 and built it up to be an icon that enjoyed 70 years of success.

Earlier this year in March, the company announced it will close all remaining 700 stores in the us after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September last year and struggling to find a buyer.

People have turned to social media to express their sadness. "I love, I mean, Babies R Us and Toys R Us".

Party City said on Monday it will open about 50 pop-up toy stores this year along with its Halloween City pop-up shops in locations that present "attractive leasing opportunities", CEO James Harrison said. I was surrounded by children'.

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