Sure, call it a comeback: Toys R Us to return with smaller-scale stores?

As reported by the New York Post, Toys R Us looks to be making a return to operations, albeit with smaller stores than those familiar with the brand might remember. The Post reports that there are plans for licensing firm Tru Kids Brands, formed last year after TRU’s 2017 bankruptcy filing, to open US stores at a size of 10,000 […]

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Bumblebee slot car set on Toysrus.ca!

In case you haven’t gotten enough of Bumblebee — and there are many of us who simply can’t — there’s some more black-and-yellow fun to be had. TRU Canada lists a 1:43 slot car racing set from Kidztech, retailing for $44.99 CND, for those with a need for plucky scout speed. The set features Bumblebee’s VW Beetle and classic Camaro […]

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Hasbro Releases 2018 Q4 Earning Reports

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Jo, aka "Broadside", had her first experience with Transformers watching Transformers: Cybertron on CITV, but only really got involved in the fandom through the IDW comics. When not posting on the Allspark, she can sometimes be found contributing to the Transformers and IDW Hasbro wikis... sometimes.
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Hasbro has released their quarterly and full-year financial reports for investors, with some bad news – the company took a bigger hit from the collapse of Toys ‘R’ Us than they anticipated, with almost all sectors of their business taking a significant sales hit.

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ToysRUs Twitter Teases Toy Store’s Return

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Jo

Jo, aka "Broadside", had her first experience with Transformers watching Transformers: Cybertron on CITV, but only really got involved in the fandom through the IDW comics. When not posting on the Allspark, she can sometimes be found contributing to the Transformers and IDW Hasbro wikis... sometimes.
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Following news that the owners of the Toys R Us brand had filed court documents to revive the famous toy store chain, the official ToysRUs Twitter account has teased its return with the hashtag #GeoffreysBack.

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Toys R Us May Be Coming Back Next Year!

Current lenders, that have control of the Toys R Us brand, filed court documents today to restart the brand. Read on for more details!  

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Cyberverse Thundercracker Debuts at Retail

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While not on active duty for S.H.I.E.L.D., LS can be found moonlighting for the Allspark.
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Earlier this month, the Hong Kong website for Toys “R” Us was updated with a listing for a Warrior Class figure of Thundercracker in the new Transformers: Cyberverse line. Now, Warrior Class Thundercracker is available at TRU brick and mortar in Singapore.

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The Toys “R” Us Rebranding That Never Was!

As of June 2018, the toy retailer giant Toys “R” Us shut its doors for the last time. Now, in an interesting piece of “What If” news. The fastcompany website is reporting on the proposed Toys “R” Us rebranding and redesign plan that could have saved them, but sadly never came to be.

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Special Edition Blast Off Appears at Brick and Mortar

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While not on active duty for S.H.I.E.L.D., LS can be found moonlighting for the Allspark.
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Thanks to CY Chiu in the Facebook group Hobbymizer Hong Kong Discuss, we now have the first physical sighting of the new special edition Combiner Wars Blast Off figure (packaged with a transluscent Prime Master Megatronus).

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Reboot? Former Toys “R” Us CEO Working to Bring Back Store Chain

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Allspark forum user since 2010 under the name NotVeryKnightly. Interest in Transformers has mainly lied with the toys.
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Bloomberg reported that Jerry Storch, a former CEO of Toys “R” Us is working with investors on a “reboot” of the retail chain, citing their source as “people familiar with the situation”.

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The Toys R Us Corporate Office Liquidation Sale has Started!

Toys R Us’s death has been well known for the past few months, with its retail stores closing and liquidating its stock. It’s now come time to liquidate the toy retail giant’s headquarters, and everything must go!

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