Toys R Us closes final stores Friday

30 June, 2018, 15:54 | Author: Lora Ball
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On Friday, 700 Toys "R" Us stores will close for good.

Not only will Toys "R" Us stores be closing, but also all Babies "R" Us stores will be liquidating all sales after today.

The photo depicts Geoffrey leaving the empty toy store while holding a suitcase and saying goodbye to the empty shelves. Johnpiere posted several other sad photos of the empty store on Facebook. Employees at the Boynton Beach, Florida, store made their frustrations known by hanging signs around the store and protesting outside, WPTV reported.

The company announced back in September 2017 plans to file for bankruptcy, according to the Deseret News. Her photo of Geoffrey the Giraffe leaving got the most attention, receiving almost 300,000 shares on Facebook.

The toy retailer is set to close its remaining 200.

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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.

In 1965, Geoffrey the giraffe became the company's mascot, appearing in his first TV commercial in 1973.

The nationwide shutdown of Toys "R" Us has left a $11 billion market void. This graduate school of pro wrestling is home to people who will be lighting up marquees for years to come, but now the doors are open to another person in need of a home.

- Well, it's the day we all knew was coming. and now it's here. "I was surrounded by children". Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald at the time, the toy store said it was business as usual outside of North America.

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