As a bankruptcy prevention measure, Toys R Us will close 182 stores across the U.S. The company is going through a restructuring phase.

By Mid-April, over 180 stores belonging to the toy maker will be shut down as follows:

  • Alabama – 2
  • Arizona – 6
  • Arkansas – 1
  • California – 27
  • Colorado – 1
  • Connecticut – 4
  • Florida – 11
  • Georgia – 8
  • Indiana – 2
  • Iowa – 2
  • Illinois – 7
  • Kansas – 2
  • Kentucky – 3
  • Louisiana – 1
  • Maine – 2
  • Maryland – 1
  • Massachusetts – 6
  • Michigan – 6
  • Minnesota – 4
  • Mississippi – 2
  • Missouri – 4
  • Nebraska – 1
  • Nevada – 2
  • New Mexico – 2
  • North Carolina – 3
  • New Hampshire – 1
  • New Jersey – 13
  • New York – 15
  • Ohio – 4
  • Oklahoma – 3
  • Pennsylvania – 8
  • Rhode Island – 1
  • South Carolina – 1
  • South Dakora – 1
  • Tennessee – 2
  • Texas – 8
  • Utah – 2
  • Virginia – 2
  • Washington – 3
  • Wisconsin – 2

For the exact addresses of the stores to be closed, check here.

Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy protection four months ago as the sales went down lately and the competition – Amazon, Target, Walmart – has gotten stronger.

“The reinvention of our brands requires that we make tough decisions about our priorities and focus”, explained Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Brandon, adding that all actions taken are “necessary to give us the best chance to emerge from our bankruptcy proceedings as a more viable and competitive company.”

And speaking of reinvention, the company is also planning on focusing more on the on-line sales and on revamping the customer loyalty program.

Toys R Us has been on the market since 1948. At present, the New Jersey-based toy giant has 1600 locations opened worldwide.

 

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