toys r' us

Toys R' Us

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The holidays are right around the corner, but one of the country's biggest toy shops isn't feeling very jolly.

Earlier this week Toys R' Us which has more than 1,600 stores around the country filed for chapter eleven bankruptcy. The company is reportedly facing a $5 billion debt, and $400 million of that is due next year.

And now with financial trouble swirling, suppliers are holding back on shipments unless they receive cash payment in advance of delivery. This could mean that the season's hottest toys might not make it to store shelves, forcing customers to look elsewhere.  read more »

Black Friday

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner; and close on its heels is the biggest shopping day of the year.

This year the turkey will barely be digested before stores open to shoppers. Earlier this week target announced it was opening its doors at 8 PM on Thanksgiving Day. It will be open for 27 hours not closing until 11 PM the day after. Target will also be offering hundreds of deals online beginning Thanksgiving morning. And if all that wasn’t enough the store is featuring 15 online only daily discounts for two weeks beginning Sunday November 24th.

Traditionally the Friday after turkey day, known to die hard shoppers as Black Friday is the start of the holiday shopping season. But these days’ retailers can’t wait to make a dent in your bank account.  read more »

Black Friday

Thanksgiving is right around the corner; and close on its heels is the biggest shopping day of the year.

This year the turkey will barely be digested before stores open to shoppers. Earlier this week target announced it was opening its doors at 8 PM on Thanksgiving Day. It will be open for 27 hours not closing until 11 PM the day after. Target will also be offering hundreds of deals online beginning Thanksgiving morning. And if all that wasn’t enough the store is featuring 15 online only daily discounts for two weeks beginning Sunday November 24th.

Traditionally the Friday after turkey day, known to die hard shoppers as Black Friday is the start of the holiday shopping season. But these days’ retailers can’t wait to make a dent in your bank account.  read more »