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Author Topic: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy  (Read 10609 times)

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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #175 on: June 25, 2018, 04:16:00 PM »

Wow.  I wonder if it would be worth making a last visit.  Daughter and I moved on to more expensive toys years ago, but I'm still sad they're going.
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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #176 on: June 25, 2018, 06:54:44 PM »

Wow.  I wonder if it would be worth making a last visit.  Daughter and I moved on to more expensive toys years ago, but I'm still sad they're going.


Most likely not much left by this point.
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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #177 on: June 26, 2018, 12:37:44 AM »

Visited ours about ten days ago and it definitely felt picked over.
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« Reply #178 on: June 30, 2018, 11:34:57 AM »

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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #180 on: June 30, 2018, 12:59:37 PM »

I never shopped there. My parents always shopped at Sears or JCPenney for toys.
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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #182 on: October 03, 2018, 01:19:29 PM »

^ When a group of investors plucks a trademark from a pile of rubble that once was a business, and the investors then apply that trademark to a new business having no connection to the original, I’d hardly call that a “revival” or a “comeback”.
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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #183 on: October 03, 2018, 01:30:57 PM »

^ When a group of investors plucks a trademark from a pile of rubble that once was a business, and the investors then apply that trademark to a new business having no connection to the original, I’d hardly call that a “revival” or a “comeback”.
Yeah, I read this story and immediately thought of the Circuit City “revival” that has yet to go anywhere.
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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #185 on: February 12, 2019, 06:38:47 AM »

^ When a group of investors plucks a trademark from a pile of rubble that once was a business, and the investors then apply that trademark to a new business having no connection to the original, I’d hardly call that a “revival” or a “comeback”.

Yeah, I read this story and immediately thought of the Circuit City “revival” that has yet to go anywhere.

Some big retailer will sell a few "Toys R Us"-branded toys to milk out a little nostalgia from the parents.

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Re: Toys 'R' Us to file bankruptcy
« Reply #186 on: February 12, 2019, 09:13:13 AM »

^ When a group of investors plucks a trademark from a pile of rubble that once was a business, and the investors then apply that trademark to a new business having no connection to the original, I’d hardly call that a “revival” or a “comeback”.

Yeah, I read this story and immediately thought of the Circuit City “revival” that has yet to go anywhere.

Some big retailer will sell a few "Toys R Us"-branded toys to milk out a little nostalgia from the parents.
Hey, at least there's nostalgia to be milked.  Who in the hell is nostalgic for Circuit City?
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