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In addition, NPD data shows that 70% of sales through Toys "R" Us were for an occasion like a birthday (23%) or Christmas (34%), and that almost 70% of toys purchased at Toys "R" Us were chosen because kids asked for that specific product or brand. "Now, with the closing of [Toys R Us] so quickly, it caught us by surprise so we've spent the last few days with our team and leaders in the toy industry to figure out how we can accelerate the project so our stores can open for the Christmas season", he said.
By reviving the KB Toys brand in malls and stores, the group aims to fill in the gaps left by Toys "R" Us.
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Simon Thomas, joint administrator and partner at Moorfields, said: "It is with great regret that we have made the hard decision to make 98 people redundant at the company's distribution centre in Coventry". But according to CNN Money, Amazon was not the culprit. After the holiday shopping season ends, Kassoff told the website he will decide which of the pop-up stores will become permanent, based on their performance and whether he can negotiate a lease.
Kassoff said he's been in contact with Hasbro Inc. The company has not said when the location's final day would be.
Toys-R-Us has been facing financial trouble for some time now, with the company accruing $5 billion in debts and liabilities. The Toys R Us going out of business sale comes as more and more people are buying toys and games online due to the convenience and affordable prices of doing so. It soon ballooned into one of the country's biggest toy retailers. The decision to shutter all its stores came last week, only a year after the company filed for bankruptcy with the hopes of revamping its business plan and reviving struggling stores.