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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Hanukkah takes on glitter of Christmas

...Kickstarter for a prototype Mensch last year, and is producing 50,000 units for sale this year in retailers like Target and Toys R Us.But Mensch on a Bench is different from Elf on the Shelf: Kids can't touch the elf, but the mensch "is an old Jewish...

Macy's, Target, others offer speedy holiday delivery options, including overnight and same day

...per order, and offers same-day delivery from Costco, Toys R Us and other retailers in about 6 metro areas. And eBay has...shipping in half, from an average of 4 days to 2 days.Toys R Us, Nordstrom and other retailers also have begun using their...