Who Is Filling All Those Empty Toys ‘R’ Us Stores?

In The Daily Scoop by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

Toys “R” Us, which closed the last batch of its U.S. stores just over a week ago, has left behind not only nostalgia but also hundreds of empty stores across the country. But you’d be mistaken if you think this paints a gloomy picture of brick-and-mortar retail. Arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby, off-price chains Burlington Stores and T.J. Maxx and Marshalls parent TJX are just some of the new tenants, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing Conor Flynn, CEO of Kimco Realty Corp., which owns some of the vacated Toys “R” Us properties and a major open-air shopping center developer. Read more at Forbes