Toys "R" Us' extensive liquidation is finally winding down in the United States, and now some buildings are going up for sale.
Toys "R" Us is closing stores that have already gone through their inventory, and it seems those spaces are already going up for lease, as is the case in one Burbank location. Action Figure Insider shared a photo of the former Toys "R" Us Babies "R" Us combo location, which holds a For Lease sign, signaling that the end is near for many locations around the country.
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Toys "R" Us also recently started selling off their intellectual property, putting up their logo, domain names, and their mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe for sale. That even included domain names purchased just for the sake of keeping them from other websites, including names like ihatetoysrus.com, toysrussucks.com, kinkytoysrus.com, adult-toys-r-us.com, and sex-toys-r-us.com. That might seem strange to some, but for those familiar with internet businesses, it is quite normal.
More items have seen price slashes for the locations that are still doing business, but odds are in the next month or so those locations will look a lot like this one, and we hope that the employees affected by these closings can find other jobs soon, and maybe even with the returning KB Toys.
CEO Dave Brandon was quite disappointed things came to this in his official statement on the closings.
“There are many people and organizations who have remained in our corner every step
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