Published: Sat, June 30, 2018
Money | By Michele Stevens

As Toys ‘R’ Us Closes For Good, Workers Campaign For Severance

As Toys ‘R’ Us Closes For Good, Workers Campaign For Severance

A heartbreaking photo of Geoffrey is circulating, as Toys "R" Us closes its remaining stores on Friday.

In addition to online platforms like Amazon.com Inc, analysts have pointed to Walmart Inc, Target Corp, JC Penney Co Inc, Kohls Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond as chains that could pick up market share from Toys "R" Us.

Toys "R" Us is unfortunately officially closed, but before he retires Geoffrey might have a chance to step into a WWE ring thanks to Triple H.

The toy giant filed for bankruptcy in September 2017 and announced liquidation sales shortly after, CBS New York reports.

Saudi women hit the roads after ban on female drivers ends
For almost three decades, outspoken Saudi women and the men who supported them had called for women to have the right to drive . Another 2,000 more will join the first ten, all of which passed driving courses now offered at all-female university campuses.

In the less than two days since Johnpiere posted the image on Facebook, it has been shared almost 300,000 times.

The Center for Popular Democracy and the Organization United for Respect point to Securities and Exchange filings in noting that Toys "R" Us paid $91 million in severance between 2008 to 2016 while being run by the private-equity firms, which took control of the retailer in a leveraged buyout in 2005.

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.

- Well, it's the day we all knew was coming. and now it's here.

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As Group E winners, Brazil will now face Mexico in Samara on Monday, with group runners-up Switzerland taking on Sweden in St. Serbia again set off alarm bells moments later, but some desperate Brazil defending was enough to keep them out.

Jacob Rabon IV tweeted two of the photos with the caption: 'I can't believe childhood is cancelled'.

Jerry Whitworth tweeted: 'Goodbye, Geoffrey the Giraffe.

You know what they say, Geoffrey when one door closes...another one opens!

Many kids grew up watching Geoffrey the Giraffe in TV commercials.

OPEC, non-cartel agree to share increased oil production
Trump imposed fresh sanctions on Tehran in May and market watchers expect Iran's output to drop by a third by the end of 2018. OPEC sources also said Iran had demanded that US sanctions be mentioned in the group's post-meeting communiqué.

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