Toys "R" Us facts for kids

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Type Privately held company
Industry Retail
When it was created Washington, D.C., 1948
Headquarters Wayne, New Jersey, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
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,, and 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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