Toys 'R' Us to close about 180 stores across America


Toys R Us set to shutter more than 180 stores nationwide

Fox Business Outlook: Store closures represent about one fifth of retail giant's locations; Toys R Us hopes to restructure and recover from a bankruptcy filing.

Toys “R” Us is planning to close about 180 stores across the country -- about one-fifth of its locations -- beginning in early February and continuing through mid-April.

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However, the company hopes to restructure and recover from a bankruptcy filing.

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