Transformers Cyberverse Tiny Turbo Changers Series 3 Found At Canadian Retail

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A quick heads up, the new Transformers Cyberverse Tiny Turbo Changers Series 3 have been spotted at Canadian retail! They were found at a Toys “R” Us in Burlington, Ontario.

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New Toys Found on ToysRus System Not Revealed at ToyFair! Includes Clones, Hubcap, Thrust, GI Joe & Transformers Set And More

It has been discovered through some sources at TRU Canada that there are listings for certain Transformers toys that were not revealed at Toyfair this weekend. The listings go on to include the SKU numbers for each product but, take this with a grain of salt until we get official confirmation. View below for the full list and don’t forget […]

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Toys ‘R’ Us to Return Christmas 2019

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Travis Robinson has been a member of the fan community since 2001 and a member of the Allspark staff since 2002. Originally a fan of Generation 1 he's been a fan of the franchise all the way to Prime. You might notice Travis posting as Wheelimus on the Allspark forums!
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Defunct toy superstore and home of our youthful memories Toys ‘R’ Us may have gone the way of the dodo roughly a year ago but it may not stay gone forever. Tru Kids Inc have plans to bring back a half dozen 10,000 square foot (so roughly a third of the size of a traditional TRU) stores and an e-commerce […]

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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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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

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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

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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 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

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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

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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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