Shoppers line up outside to the Toys 'R' Us store in Times Square, New York in this file photo. Photo: EPA Shoppers line up outside to the Toys 'R' Us store in Times Square, New York in this file photo. Photo: EPA
Shoppers line up outside to the Toys 'R' Us store in Times Square, New York in this file photo. Photo: EPA
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Toys ‘R’ Bust: the rise and fall of a retail empire built on child’s play

‘Toy King’ Charles Lazarus designed his company around a supermarket model, with long aisles, discounts, and products stacked high. But now the firm has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US

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Shoppers line up outside to the Toys 'R' Us store in Times Square, New York in this file photo. Photo: EPA Shoppers line up outside to the Toys 'R' Us store in Times Square, New York in this file photo. Photo: EPA
Shoppers line up outside to the Toys 'R' Us store in Times Square, New York in this file photo. Photo: EPA
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