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...5 billion, lifting its total to $1.23 trillion.Toys R Us will close FAO Schwarz storeNEW YORK - Toys R Us is closing its iconic FAO Schwarz store, citing the rising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/business-news
Help police identify theft suspect

...man who used a stolen credit card to purchase electronics.Police said the unidentified man purchased electronics at Toys R Us and Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road on Dec. 31.Anyone with information is asked to contact the a property crimes investigator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-15/help-police-identify-t
Americans expected to spend $2.5 billion on Cyber Monday

...deals to 500 compared with last year, including up to half off some TVs, tablets and toys with free-shipping offers.Toys R Us is offering online deals for 11 days that began the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and also has free-shipping offers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-30/americans-expected-spend-2
Black Friday crowds lighter at many local stores

...Richey loaded up on toys for her five young children at Toys "R" Us in Augusta in hopes that crowd sizes would be light Friday...should be closed still."For Wadene Welch, also at Toys "R" Us, Black Friday shopping is a family tradition she started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/black-frida
Shoppers still look to layaway for holiday purchases

...now. They're starting to do the pick-ups now."Toys "R" Us rolled out holiday layaway in 2009, and the service...payments and in-store pick-ups were required."Toys "R" Us customers utilize layaway for a variety of purposes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-12/shoppers-st
Optimize your game plan for holiday toy shopping

...product experts on the latest trends.Toys R Us' Web site has a new "gift finder...price range, among other factors.Toys R Us has also launched two shops at the...including Wal-Mart, Amazon.com, Toys R Us and Target. (It does not track availability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-10-27/optimize-your-game-plan-holiday-toy
Gas leak continues to rerout Wrightsboro Road traffic

...County Sheriff's Office is still on scene diverting traffic."There is no timeframe as to when Wrightsboro Road will reopen, Griffin stated.Traffic is being detoured to Capp Street around toward Toys R Us to Garden Springs toward the mall.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/gas-leak-continues-rerout-wr
Gas leak prompts mall detour

...by a contractor in front of Windsor Jewelers Gold buying store.Traffic is being detoured to Capp Street around toward Toys R Us to Garden Springs toward the mall.No evacuations needed at this time, the leak is small. The intersection will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/gas-leak-prompts-detour-near
Jimmie Johnson looks to stay on roll at Dover

...scheme on the No. 11 Toyota. Hamlin and members of his FedEx racing team donated toys to families at the track from Toys R Us that can help children with autism develop language, creativity and social skills. FedEx returns as the title sponsor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-31/jimmie-johnson-looks-stay-
Toy makers' new darlings: tiny critics on YouTube

...wears big jewelry and studded tees. Audrey's signature: reviewing mystery toy bags that are sold at places such as Toys R Us.Julie Krueger, the industry director of retail at Google, which owns YouTube, says the channels have "huge followings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-06/toy-makers-new-darlings-ti