The Toys “R” Us Rebranding That Never Was!

Ian

Ian

By day, he's an avid Transformers fan and collector. By night, he's a masked avenger.
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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

LS

LS

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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Toys R Us Announces Closure of All US Locations

Copper

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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The Washington Post reports that Toys R Us will close or sell its remaining US stores. While the last universal toy store, holding on against a changing retail landscape, had only announced the closure of 182 locations in the wake of last year’s bankruptcy announcement, the remaining 800 stores are now set to close. 

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Toys R Us May Close All US Stores

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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Bloomberg reports that Toys R Us may indeed be preparing to shut down its entire US operation and close all remaining stores.

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TRU Makes Titans Return Arcee Available Again for New York Comic Con

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Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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Toys”R”Us has announced that for the first time, they’ll have a booth at New York Comic Con this year, and that’s good news for fans who are still trying to track down a reasonably-priced Arcee/Ultra Magnus set.

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Titans Return Arcee listed on ToysRUs.com

Magellan

Magellan

Magellan Mulligan has been a fan of Transformers for nearly as long as he can remember. He started taking a serious interest in Transformers near the tail end of G2, but it was Beast Wars that truly solidified his love for the franchise. He's been part of the online fan community since the late 90's, but has made the Allspark his primary home for the last several years under the username Vexwing.
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Well, the mystery venue for the wider release of TR Arcee mentioned at HasCon seems to have been revealed, as mere days after it sold out on Hasbrotoyshop.com it has been listed on toysrus.com.

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Crushing Debt Forces Toys ‘R’ Us to File for Bankruptcy

Steve

Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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One of the largest toy store chains across the globe, Toys”R”Us, has officially filed for bankruptcy. On September 18, 2017, Toys”R”Us, Inc. announced via a formal press release that they have voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 petitions in the U.S. and seek protection under CCAA in Canada. “The Company intends to use these court-supervised proceedings to restructure its outstanding debt […]

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ToysRUs San Diego Comic Convention Exclusives!

Steve

Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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As San Diego Comic-Con’s date approaches the reveals keep pouring in. Toys R Us has revealed their exclusive line-up for the convention.

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TRU Exclusive Chaos on Velocitron Gallery!

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Jason (Onyx Minor) has been a contributor of News and Content since 2007.He is a fan of beast modes, multilingualism and Jammie Dodgers.
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The TRU Chaos on Velocitron set has been elusive for many fans, perhaps as elusive as dominion over the power of speed, found on the planet for which this set has been named. If you are search of this power for yourself, check out some quick pics we were able to snag of this rapidly appearing and disappearing set after […]

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RID TRU Exclusive Paralon and Starscream Gallery!

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Jason

Jason (Onyx Minor) has been a contributor of News and Content since 2007.He is a fan of beast modes, multilingualism and Jammie Dodgers.
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I love the Robots In Disguise designers. Hasbro may not be doing a Beast Wars Anniversary event, or giving us tons of new Beast Wars updates or reissues, but they clearly gave us a reincarnated Beast Wars Scorponok as a TRU exclusive deluxe figure. Oh, and Starscream is back again too. 🙂

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