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July 28, 2015 11:52 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Toys "R" Us Inc.

Company Overview

Toys “R” Us, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of toys and baby products. It operates through two segments, Domestic and International. The company’s products include products for newborns and children up to four years of age, including baby gear, infant care products, apparels, commodities, furniture, bedding, and room décors; boys and girls toys, such as action figures, dolls and doll accessories, role play toys, and vehicles; and video game software, systems and accessories, tablet computers, electronics, and other related products. Its products also comprise educational electronics and developmental toys consisting of its Imaginarium products in the United Stat...

One Geoffrey Way

Wayne, NJ 07470

United States

Founded in 1948

66,000 Employees

Phone:

973-617-3500

Key Executives for Toys "R" Us Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
President of Toys “R” Us - Asia Pacific
Age: 66
President of U.S.
Age: 57
President of Europe
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Toys "R" Us Inc. Key Developments

Toys "R" Puts Waterfront Estate in Quogue For Sale

Founder of Toys "R" Us Inc. has put his waterfront estate in Quogue on the market for $13.5 million.

Toys R" Us, Inc. Announces Auditor Changes

On June 16, 2015, the audit committee of the board of directors of Toys R" Us Inc. approved the replacement of the company's independent registered public accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and engaged Ernst & Young LLP as the new independent registered public accounting firm of the company and its subsidiaries, including Toys R" Us Delaware Inc., Toys R" Us Property Company I, LLC and Toys R" Us Property Company II, LLC.

Toys"R"Us, Inc. Opens New Logistics Campus in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France

Toys"R"Us Inc. announced the completion of its new distribution center in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France to support the company's e-commerce business throughout the country and in select sections of Europe. The 51,000-square-meter (550,000-square-foot) facility will service retail distribution to the country's 48 store locations and e-commerce operations throughout France, as well as expedite online order fulfillment to customers in Belgium, Luxembourg and Monaco. Located approximately 47 kilometers (29 miles) south of Paris, the logistics campus became operationally functional in late May, and the adjacent headquarters for Toys"R"Us, France is scheduled to open on June 22, 2015. The Saint-Fargeau Logistics Campus, inclusive of the fulfillment center and headquarters office, will employ approximately 350 full- and part-time employees at the peak of the holiday season. Chosen for its strategic location near Paris, the Saint-Fargeau Logistics Campus features more than 20 receiving areas, nearly 60 shipping docks and services up to 80 trucks per day. The building contains a technologically advanced and environmentally friendly automated conveyor system, significantly increasing overall service and storage capacity. As a result of these enhancements, inbound and outbound transport from the facility will be greatly streamlined. Customers throughout France will benefit from the augmented rapidity, product availability and overall quality of product preparation, whether shopping in-store or online. The Saint-Fargeau Logistics Campus also features office space that will serve as the company's headquarters for France. In addition, the facility has built in additional storage space for potential future expansion.

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