7 Places to Shop Now That Toys R Us Is Dead AFToys R Us may be no more, but that doesn’t mean your toy hobby has to end as well. Toys R Us is the end of an era. 5 billion debt and stiff competition from retailers like Amazon. Now, desks toys r us of Transformers, Funko, LEGO, and more will have to shop elsewhere for their fix.
On Wednesday, Toys R Us informed its 31,000 employees that it will sell or close all of its 735 stores in the U. CNN reported on Thursday that court documents filed the same morning confirmed the end of the franchise. In the 21st century, kids have lost attention for plastic in favor of smart devices. At the same time, aging millennials have become a big demographic for toy sellers. So yeah, toys are still big business. But where can collectors go with Toys R Us out of the game?