Toys R Us

The former Massachusetts governor’s private equity firm put thousands of retail workers out of work. And though Patrick was not involved in the Toys 'R' Us debacle, activists want to know his plans for reform.
A New Jersey bill, sparked by the Toys R Us and Sears layoffs, would require large companies to pay off workers they're dumping.
A demand for severance pay has turned into a broader campaign to protect retail workers from private equity firms.
The retailer's lenders plan to revive the brand.
The police later tweeted out a fun graphic about the incident.
The chain's planned liquidation was just too much for the poor mascot.
Retail giant Toys “R” Us is shutting down after struggles with competition, debt and bankruptcy, and the toy industry may never be the same again.