An article on cnbc.com (and other several sites) reports that Toys R Us Considers Filing For Bankruptcy.
According to the article: “Toys R Us has hired a law firm to help restructure its roughly $400 million in debt due in 2018, a move that could include the marquee toy store filing for bankruptcy protection, sources familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
Addressing the retailer’s debt load prior to the crucial holiday season could give its major vendors such as Mattel and Hasbro clarity into the company’s long-term viability to help ensure the toymakers continue to stock its shelves throughout the holidays”.
Toys R Us has an important role in Transformers distribution, specially for Hasbro’s Masterpiece line which has been a Toys R Us exclusive for many years.
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