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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LS

While not on active duty for S.H.I.E.L.D., LS can be found moonlighting for the Allspark.
LS

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.

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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Toys R Us Exclusive Studio Series Thundercracker now available on Entertainment Earth!

Previously exclusive to Toys R Us stores, Studio Series Voyager Class Thundercracker has escaped to the online retailer Entertainment Earth! Studio Series Thundercracker is a repaint and remold of the The Last Knight Voyager Class figure “Decepticon Nitro”, better known as Nitro Zeus in his film appearance! He was originally a Toys’r’us exclusive, but the death of the toy retailer […]

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Titans Return Grotusque Found at Toys ‘R’ Us US Retail Stores

With the death of Toys ‘R’ Us its varied exclusives have been left adrift, with the exclusive Titans Return Grotusque (plus Fengul and Scorponok) among them. Thanks to a sighting in Columbus, Ohio from the Facebook group Cybertron Cafe, it has been confirmed that Grotusque is showing up at U.S. brick and mortar retail after previously only being available online.

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Toys R Us Canada Finds a Buyer

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Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
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Toys R Us has found a buyer for its Canadian arm, per BWTF.com’s report on a release by Bloomberg. After MGA Entertainment’s failed bid to purchase the 80-plus Canadian stores along with 200 of the better-performing US locations, Toys R Us seems to have found a better deal with Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.

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