Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

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This undated artist rendering provided by Toys“R”Us shows an artist rendering of a new store, which will be about 6,500 square feet — a fraction of the brand’s former big box stores, which were about 30,000 square feet. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Brands, said the company has entered a partnership with a startup called b8Ta, an experiential retailer to launch what Barry calls an interactive store experience based on a consignment model. Toy makers will pay for space in the stores but will get all the sales. (Courtesy of Toys“R”Us via AP)

The first two new Toys R Us stores — one in Texas, the other in New Jersey — will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the U.S.

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