January 29, 2015 4:13 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Toys "R" Us Inc.

Company Overview

Toys “R” Us, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of toys and juvenile products. The company’s products include boys and girls toys, such as action figures, dolls and doll accessories, role play toys, and vehicles; video game software, systems and accessories, tablet computers, electronics, and other related products; and juvenile products, including baby gear, infant care products, apparel, commodities, furniture, bedding, and room décors. Its products also comprise educational electronics and developmental toys consisting of its Imaginarium products in the United States and World of Imagination products internationally; and construction toys, games, creati...

One Geoffrey Way

Wayne, NJ 07470

United States

Founded in 1948

67,000 Employees

Phone:

973-617-3500

Key Executives for Toys "R" Us Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 52
Chief Executive Officer of Toys “R” Us – Japan Ltd and President of Toys “R” Us – Japan Ltd
Age: 65
President of U.S.
Age: 56
President of Europe
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Toys "R" Us Inc. Key Developments

Toys "R" Us Inc. Reports Comparable Store Net Sales Results for the Year-To-Date and Nine-Week Period Ended January 3, 2015

Toys "R" Us Inc. reported its comparable store net sales and gross margin results for the year-to-date and nine-week period from November 2, 2014 to January 3, 2015. Year-to-date comparable store net sales decreased 0.3%. For the year-to-date, international comparable store net sales increased 1.3%. For the holiday period, comparable store net sales decreased 2.7%. For the holiday period, international comparable store net sales increased 1.2%.

Toys "R" Us Inc. Announces Expansion Plans

Toys"R"Us Inc. announced global store growth plan for 2014 with the planned opening of approximately 90 stores. The company's most significant expansion plan for 2014 are in China and Southeast Asia, where the company have already begun opening the majority of 22 brand new stores in China and all 8 new locations in Malaysia. And by the end of the year, the company plan to operate 76 stores in 35 cities throughout China.

Toys R Us to Close Location Near Knoxville Center Mall Next Month

Toys R Us announced that it will close its location near Knoxville Center mall next month. The decision was made because the company’s lease at 3200 E. Towne Mall Circle is expiring. The toy store has been serving customers in the area since November 1989, four years after Knoxville Center mall, formerly East Towne Mall, opened.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
December 8, 2014
Toys "R" Us Inc., 7663 Highway 70 South
Merger/Acquisition
October 1, 2014
Toys "R" Us Inc., 4-Acre San Jose Retail Site Near Santana Row
Merger/Acquisition
September 16, 2014
Toys "R" Us Inc, Certain Assets
 

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