Now a new generation of toy stores hopes to capitalize on the demise of the old Toys R Us by emphasizing playtime. They are fighting for a chunk of the $28 billion U.S. toy market, which today is spent mostly at Amazon, Walmart and Target.
The new retail store is opening in Paramus, located about 20 miles northeast of Newark.
An 8-year-old pit bull named Sally has stopped eating and has been slowly wasting away over the last few weeks, according to an animal welfare group in New Jersey. Sally was set to undergo surgery on Wednesday.
The parent company of Toys R Us is turning to a rival to restart its e-commerce business ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Two trucks collided in the northbound lanes of Route 17 in Paramus, New Jersey at the start of the Wednesday morning commute.