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Walmart is making big changes to how it sells toys this holiday season, and some will be permanent

Walmart is pulling out all the stops to become "America's best toy shop" in the wake of Toys R Us' bankruptcy and ahead of the holiday season. But the changes won't revert on December 26.
JCPenney's new baby shops.

JCPenney is taking advantage of the death of Babies R Us

JCPenney is rolling out baby shops to 500 locations. It will offer bigger items such as cribs, high chairs, and strollers that would otherwise only be offered online.

Retail defaults are at an all-time high — here are all the bankruptcies and liquidations so far in 2018

13 US retailers have already filed for bankruptcy or announced liquidations so far in 2018. Nine West, Claire's, and The Bon-Ton Stores are among the companies that have filed for bankruptcy so far this year.

Toys R Us’ bankruptcy delivered a big blow to the jobs report

The jobs report released on Friday showed that no group of companies saw bigger losses than retailers of sporting goods, toys, books, and music. Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last September, and announced in January that it was closing all its stores.
Walmart is gearing up to replace Toys R Us.

Walmart is gearing up to replace Toys R Us

Walmart has added more than 30,000 new baby-related products to its website in the last year. Now it's launching a new section on its website designed to make it easier for parents to shop for nursery items including cribs, chairs, and wall art.
Two women flick through a holiday Toys R Us catalog.

Amazon will capitalize on the demise of Toys R Us by mailing millions of people a holiday toy catalog

Amazon is preparing to publish a holiday toy guide as its next step into physical retail. The catalog will be mailed to millions of US households and handed out at Whole Foods Market stores, according to Bloomberg.
Toys R Us announced in March that it would close or sell all 735 of its stores in the United States.

These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America

A retail apocalypse is ripping through America, leaving clearance sales and empty malls in its wake. More than 3,8000 stores are set to close across the US in 2018, leaving malls emptier than they have been since 2012.
J.Crew is struggling with debt.

The curse that sank Toys R Us is now haunting J.Crew

A leveraged buyout and the debt load it saddled Toys R Us with are frequently blamed for the retailer's demise. And now, there are concerns that the same thing could happen to J.Crew.
Toys R Us' remaining stores closed on Friday, June 29.

‘Don’t ever grow up’: Toys R Us posts heartbreaking message on its last day of business

Toys R Us' US operations shut down forever on Friday, and the retailer posted just one final goodbye. "Don't ever grow up," it wrote on its website.

Toys R Us will close all of its US stores by the end of Friday. Take a look back at what it was like in its heyday.

With Toys R Us preparing to close for good in the United States, fans are reminiscing about their favorite memories. Take a look back at what it was like in its heyday.