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CNNMoney: Toys 'R' Us files $800 million IPOupdated: Fri May 28 2010 10:58:00

Toys "R" Us is seeking to raise $800 million in stock through an initial public offering, hoping to clear some debt from its balance sheet, the company said in a securities filing Friday.

CNNMoney: Toyland rivals to play togetherupdated: Thu May 28 2009 06:13:00

Toys "R" Us has acquired upscale rival FAO Schwarz, the oldest toy retailer in the United States, the company said Thursday.

People.com: Emma Roberts Makes Her College Picksupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 17:58:00

"I really loved Sarah Lawrence and NYU," says the 17-year-old actress

People.com: Katie & Suri's Toy Store Shopping Spreeupdated: Tue Jan 15 2008 10:42:00

Katie Holmes has arrived in New York to talk up her new film Mad Money. But before the actress hit the talk show circuit, she made sure to spend some quality time with her family.

CNNMoney: China on the mind at FAO Schwarzupdated: Fri Nov 23 2007 13:34:00

Sales are booming this year at FAO Schwarz, despite the fact that most of its toys are made in China, a country that's come under scrutiny for product safety.

CNNMoney: How to spoil your rich kid rottenupdated: Tue Nov 15 2005 10:59:00

For kids lucky enough to be on the right side of the wealth gap, there's no reason to settle for a Barbie this holiday season.

CNNMoney: Gifts for the obscenely rich, 2004updated: Wed Dec 08 2004 11:39:00

Ah, it's a heady life for us gazillionares...

FSB: A New Kind of FIVE-AND-DIMEupdated: Wed Dec 01 2004 00:01:00

As American tweens (ages 8 to 15) make more and more spending decisions, a new retail chain called Five Below has a slogan they might like: "Whatever you've got will buy a lot." Provided, of course...

Fabled toy store reopens updated: Thu Nov 25 2004 16:37:00

There was fanfare and fans. And the way the lines looked, you'd think something was being given out for free. But you'll be hard pressed to find anything free, or cheap for that matter, at FAO Schwarz.

CNNMoney: Richie Rich says," Spoil me rotten!"updated: Mon Nov 22 2004 14:28:00

For kids used to living well and playing well, getting off-the-shelf toys for Christmas is so not cool.

CNNMoney: Richie Rich says, 'Spoil me rotten!'updated: Thu Nov 18 2004 10:28:00

For kids used to living well and playing well, getting off-the-shelf toys for Christmas is so not cool.

CNNMoney: FAO Schwarz: Pricey toys for rich kidsupdated: Thu Sep 09 2004 12:57:00

For kids whose parents are loaded, baseball mitts or big wheel cars are just so gross.

CNNMoney: Hot in 2004: Movie toys & singing Barbieupdated: Tue Feb 10 2004 06:14:00

A superhero with spider-like abilities, a child wizard and a fearsome green ogre may be just what the doctor ordered to lift the toy industry out of the doldrums.

CNNMoney: Bankruptcy in storeupdated: Wed Jan 14 2004 08:45:00

It wasn't a happy holiday for toy retailer KB Toys and clothing disounter Factory 2-U -- both filed for bankruptcy this week, and some analysts warn that more retail chains could follow suit.

Fortune: Toys 'R' Us braces for a holiday battleupdated: Mon Dec 22 2003 00:01:00

Is the toy store doomed? With FAO heading back to bankruptcy and Toys "R" Us reeling from its $38 million third-quarter loss and the announcement of more store closures, many are starting to wonder...

FSB: Striking It Rich OR HOW TO GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOORupdated: Sun Apr 01 2001 00:01:00

Stand outside Bendel's at 56th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City early in the morning on four red-letter days a year, and you'll see the hopeful--or the desperate. Hundreds of designers from...

Fortune: When To Believe The Spin On 'Turnarounds' Yes, it's woefully easy to get caught in the "value trap." But we've found three stockupdated: Mon Mar 19 2001 00:01:00

We think it's possible this management team could restore the company to a point where they could be making $4 a share down the road," said one highly regarded fund manager recently about an oft-to...

FSB: Quick-Change Artist What Dad tried to tell me about businessupdated: Thu Feb 01 2001 00:01:00

Six years ago I set out to fulfill a simple dream: to change the world for girls. It seemed achievable for a 29-year-old, third-generation Texan with an entrepreneurial legacy. My father had starte...

Fortune: A Toy-Stock Story for Value Investors KIDS, CLOWNS, AND GREAT RETURNS AT NOODLE KIDOODLEupdated: Mon Mar 01 1999 00:01:00

These are tough times in toy land. Furby fever aside, toy retailers are whining that there aren't enough hot products on the market anymore. Kids are outgrowing simple mass-market toys like plastic...

Fortune: Power playupdated: Mon Nov 23 1987 00:01:00

) ''For me it was a great experience to put on a ringmaster's outfit.'' This from Jonathan Tisch, 33, the president of Loews Hotels. Along with FAO Schwarz President Peter Harris, 43, he hosted a k...

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