Today Is the Day Every Last Toys R Us Store Closes

Today Is the Day Every Last Toys R Us Store Closes

As the store wound down, a photo made the rounds of the store's mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe wearing a hat and sunglasses with a suitcase, apparently on his way to enjoy a nice retirement or at least a vacation.

But numerous children who happily sang the "I don't wanna grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid" jingle grew into busy parents who found shopping online more convenient.

Reports of a man buying upwards of $1 million of toys from the now-defunct Toys "R" Us stores across the Triangle have been verified.

Another poster has a letter from Geoffrey that reads: 'One day, all of us will get separated from each other.

In January, it announced plans to close about 180 stores, but then in March it said it would liquidate the rest of the 700-plus stores. We will miss our conversations of everything, and nothing, and the dreams we had. And we will smile with invisible tears because a heart is touched with a strong word and you will say: "'It was with them that I had some of the best days of my life"'.

Januzaj scores the only goal as Belgium beat England by 1-0
And his teammate Axel Witsel, rested for the game along with several other Belgian big guns, clearly enjoyed it. Not surprisingly, Twitter found the moment hysterical, and provided their own commentary on the gaffe.

Clinical India humiliate Ireland by 143 runs for biggest T20I win
Siddharth Kaul was in the Indian squad for the home ODIs against Sri Lanka in December, but was not picked ahead of Kumar-Bumrah. However, the pace department is an area of concern, as the second-choice fast bowlers have not enjoyed enough game time .

Why Lukaku missed Belgium training ahead of crunch clash against England
Well over 30 games into the World Cup in Russian Federation and goals have been a certainty in all the matches played so far. The game likely will hinge on one or two magic moments, and Belgium holds a decided advantage in this regard.

And the people of the internet are endlessly sad about it, with many taking to Twitter to reveal their heartbreak.

Madelyn Garcia, who has worked at Toys R Us for 30 years and became a manager at the Boynton Beach store in September, told The Palm Beach Post that the Toys R Us team is a "family" and therefore should be compensated properly.

But several of Toys "R" Us' old competitors are already eyeing to fill the void.

By the fall of 2017 the company, saddled with $5billion in debt, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but pledged to stay open.

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