Toys "R" Us facts for kids
|Type||Privately held company|
|When it was created||Washington, D.C., 1948|
|Headquarters||Wayne, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Key people||Gerald L. Storch, Chairman and CEO|
|Things made||Children's toys|
|Money earned||$13.646 billion USD (2007)|
|Owner(s)||Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
Bain Capital Partners LLC
Vornado Realty Trust
|Employees||70,000 (123,000 during holidays)|
Toys"R"Us (founded in 1948) is a toy store. It has its headquarters in Wayne, New Jersey, United States. The company has around 875 Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us stores in the United States, more than 600 international stores, and over 140 licensed stores in 35 countries and jurisdictions. It controls the FAO Schwarz brand. It has its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Toys "R" Us also has many e-commerce sites. Some of these are Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com, eToys.com and FAO.com. Kids "R" Us is a former clothing store just for kids established in Manchester, NH in 1983 and disestablished in 2003. In the 1999 website commercial, there was a probably 7 year old raincheck boy who dresses like Linus from Peanuts and is friends with his raincheck.
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