Anonymous person buys $1M worth of remaining toys at Toys 'R' Us

Anonymous person buys $1M worth of remaining toys at Toys 'R' Us

Toys "R" Us is unfortunately officially closed, but before he retires Geoffrey might have a chance to step into a WWE ring thanks to Triple H.

In February, the retail giant announced another 200 stores would shut their doors. "My heart is breaking", Johnpiere wrote with a photo of the store's sale signs. The image has been shared more than 300,000 times and has left many online feeling nostalgic and heartbroken.

According to recent reports, former Toys R Us CEO Jerry Storch has been meeting with potential investors to find a way to reboot the toy company.

"The company's operations outside of the US and Canada, including its operations in Europe and Australia and its approximately 255 licensed stores and joint venture partnership in Asia, which are separate entities, are not part of the Chapter 11 filing", a spokesperson said, according to Newsweek.

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In 1965, Geoffrey the giraffe became the company's mascot, appearing in his first TV commercial in 1973.

Tracey Mobley, who worked at Toys R Us for 25 years, said not providing severance to employees was "heartbreaking", during an interview with WPTV. The store has made many countless peoples' faces light up over the past 70 years.

Jacob Rabon IV tweeted two of the photos with the caption: 'I can't believe childhood is cancelled'.

Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in a September in a bid to stay afloat amid growing debts. "What we're asking is that the executives at Toys "R" Us would allow us to be the stewards of Geoffrey, their mascot, as a way for us to raise awareness for giraffe conservation".

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