Toys Я Us

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Toys Я Us
Type Private
Founded April 1948 (Children's Supermart)
June 1957 (Toys Я Us)
Headquarters Parsippany–Troy Hills, New Jersey, U.S.
Key people Charles Lazarus, founder
Industry Toys
Products Toys
Number of people Not disclosed

Toys "R" Us, styled as Toys Я Us, is a retail chain .

Children's Supermart

Children's Supermart was founded by Charles Lazarus in April 1948.

Toys "R" Us

The company was renamed Toys "R" Us, Inc. in June 1957.

Bankruptcy and Tru Kids

On September 18, 2017 Toys "R" Us, Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States and received permission to liquidate its stores on March 15, 2018.

The company emerged from bankruptcy on January 20, 2019, as Tru Kids, Inc.

The rights to manage Toys Я Us stores in several regions were acquired by outside companies. The companies included Fairfax in Canada, Green Swan in Portugal and Spain, plus Top Toy in Scandinavia

Video games exclusive to Toy Я Us

Title Developer System Release Notes
Air Hockey-e Nintendo R&D1 GBA e-Reader 2002 Distributed for free from Toys Я Us stores in North America in 2002.