Toys R Us - Toys for boys and girls
Toys R Us
Toys R Us is a toy store that sells games, toys and figurines to children from babies to pre-teen. In addition to toys, the company also sells children's clothing, learning materials and musical instruments. There is a section for pretend play and dress-up, which also sells Halloween costumes for kids. The retailer has a bicycle and scooter section with a wide variety of riders, with and without training wheels. Books, movies and music can also be found, which are generally G-rated, in the multimedia section. Toys R Us also sells children's electronics, including video games, interactive learning products, and music players. Among the brands sold are Disney, Crayola, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price. They also carry themed merchandise for popular kids movies and television shows, including Monster High, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Thomas & Friends, and Angry Birds.
Toys R Us - Kids products since 1948
Toys R Us is the world's largest toy retailer with over 1,200 stores worldwide. The company was founded in 1948 by Charles Lazarus, which began as a baby furniture store. The company is headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey and operates in 35 different countries. 2012 saw over $13 billion in revenue for the retailer. The retailer is well-known for its company mascot, Geoffrey the Giraffe, who was debuted in 1957 for the first time in print advertisements when the company was still known as Children's Bargain Town. The name of the company was changed in the same year. Today the company is owned by Kohlberg Roberts, Bain Capital and Vornado Realty Trust.