Waterbury Toys R Us, Manchester Babies R Us No Longer on Closure List - NBC Connecticut

Waterbury Toys R Us, Manchester Babies R Us No Longer on Closure List

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    Waterbury Toys R Us, Manchester Babies R Us No Longer on Closure List

    Toys R Us announced in January that it planned to close around 180 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores across the country, including four stores in Connecticut, but two local stores are no longer on the list.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018)

    Toys R Us announced in January that it planned to close around 180 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores across the country, including four stores in Connecticut, but two local stores are no longer on the list.

    The list of stores that were slated to close was included in court documents that were filed in bankruptcy court in Virginia. 

    As of Jan. 30, the Toys R Us at 275 Union St., Waterbury and the Babies R Us at 169 Hale Road in Manchester are no longer on the list, which is subject to change, pending court approval. 

    The company plans for store closings to begin in early February, with the majority closing in mid-April.

    Following are the stores slated for closure.

    Connecticut:

    • 376 North Universal Drive, North Haven
    • 3491 Berlin Turnpike, Newington

    See the full list.

    The company plans to revamp several remaining stores by converting them into co-branded Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores. 

    CNBC reports that the company needs court approval for the plan. The initial plan included closing around a fifth of its stores across the country. 


    Toys R Us Plans to Close 4 Stores in ConnecticutToys R Us Plans to Close 4 Stores in Connecticut

    Toys R Us plans to close around 180 stores across the country, including four stores in Connecticut.
    (Published Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018)