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« on: September 06, 2017, 06:32:08 pm »

so I've read, something that they are hiring a law firm to manage their debt or something or will have to file for bankruptcy.TRU isn't really my favorite toy haunt,but I will be sad if we lose another toy store like children's palace,family toy warehouse and kay bees in the past. Embarrassed
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2017, 09:23:56 pm »

The net result probably won't be a complete loss, but they may double down on the more profitable Babies R Us's.  My old home town once had 3 TRUs.  The lost one and the other changed to a Babies R Us.
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2017, 01:52:49 am »

I'd like to understand what the TRU Suits think is the reason people are switching to online purchasing instead of bricks and mortar?
I could suggest my reasons, but I wonder what they think?
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2017, 10:01:05 am »

I like some of the selection at Toys R Us, but where I live the store has been standing here forever and it always feels dead and looks run down.  Not only that, but everything costs more. Lower prices, increase foot traffic, and carry stuff people want. That helps  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2017, 01:41:54 pm »

I like some of the selection at Toys R Us, but where I live the store has been standing here forever and it always feels dead and looks run down.  Not only that, but everything costs more. Lower prices, increase foot traffic, and carry stuff people want. That helps  Smiley

That makes perfect sense.   exactly.gif

I buy 100% of my toys online.  Why?  Because for the past 10 years, anytime I go to WALMART, TRU, or TARGET, I strike out.  Either they don't have a particular wave stocked, or if they do, they never have the character I want.  NEVER.  My wife loves me, but she's not going to be happy with me driving from one shopping center to the next just to look for a damned action figure.

There has to be a reason to go to a brick and mortar store in the first place!
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