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New Toys ‘R’ Us Owners Mull Physical Stores Next Year

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Toys 'R' Us Inc. Location As Customers Attend The Bankrupt Company's Final Sales
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The hedge funds that now own the Toys “R” Us brand plan to relaunch the toy retailer as a standalone operation next year, according to people familiar with the matter.

Solus Alternative Asset Management and Angelo Gordon will look to raise capital to help revive the chain, which closed its last stores at the end of June, and are making plans that include brick-and-mortar locations, the people said.