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September 26, 2019 - 9:41 am
(KMOX) - It's no longer just Barbie and Ken dolls as Mattel has released a new line of children's toys that can be accessorized to be a boy, a girl, neither or both. It's called the Creatable World line and the six new dolls are gender neutral. The dolls allow children to interchange hair, clothes...
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April 23, 2019 - 2:21 pm
(KMOX) - Attention parents: Target is recalling around 500,000 wooden toy vehicles they believe could cause choking. The 495,000 wooden toys in question were sold in 8-packs and include the Bullseye Playground vehicles. The vehicles in the package are a caboose, Santa in a sleigh, ice cream truck/...
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Sgt. Christian Pastrana, right, prepares toys for a donation to the organization Women in Distress, at the Marine Corps Toys for Tots depot, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Hialeah, Fla. The recent closure of Toys R Us created some collateral damage -- the Toys for Tots charity drive. More than 250,000 toys donated by consumers and $5 million, 40 percent of corporate giving, came through Toy R Us last year, holes the annual Marine Corps' community effort is working to fill. At left is Matthew Williams, picking up the donation for Women in Distress. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 21, 2018 - 7:05 am
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — When Toys R Us closed, Toys for Tots felt the loss. The toy giant's decision to close its stores this year left some huge holes for the annual charity drive to fill. Toys R Us shoppers donated more than 250,000 toys last year and the company gave $5 million in corporate...
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December 17, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Check out some photos and video from our impressive 48-hour bike drive!
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James Swartz, director of the Massachusetts-based consumer safety group World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., displays a Black Panther "slash claw" as he introduces toys topping the group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season, during a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at a hospital, in Boston. The group says the Black Panther "slash claw" has the potential for eye and facial injuries. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
November 13, 2018 - 5:17 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Black Panther "slash claw" and a plastic Power Rangers sword are among the items topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season. Massachusetts-based World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., unveiled its 46th annual list of the 10 "worst...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, a person walks near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J. A group of investors is planning a potential comeback for Geoffrey the giraffe and his crew. Investors that control the assets of the company say they now see a better chance of a return on investment by potentially reviving the toy chain, rather than selling it off for parts. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
October 03, 2018 - 6:28 am
There may be a second act for Toys R Us, the retail wonderland for children that turned off the lights at hundreds of stores for what was thought to be the final time this summer. After joining the parade of retailers that never recovered from the recession and radical changes in the way Americans...
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Toys R Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, June 29
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June 29, 2018 - 10:40 am
National retailers are scooping up some empty buildings and there are some growing businesses that could be expanding in the area.
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Toys 'R' Us closing
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Michael Calhoun
March 19, 2018 - 10:38 am
Toys ‘R’ Us going under will leave five big-boxes empty in the bi-state.
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Lauren Hoffman
January 24, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Toys "R" Us is set to close one-fifth of its stores scheduled to begin in February. Although not all locations are finalized, the 182 stores on the list are due to their bankruptcy organization plans. According to USA Today , the company "filed court documents outlining plans" on Tuesday (January...
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