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(SD)-Toys R Us Closing Rapid City Store As Part Of National Contraction

By: John Axtell Posted at: 01/25/2018 11:44 PM
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - The Toys R Us store in Rapid City is among 180 being closed around the country, but the company's store in Sioux Falls will remain open.
      Toys R Us once dominated toy sales in the U-S, but filed for bankruptcy protection in September after being squeezed for years by Amazon.com and huge chains such as Walmart while also hobbled by $5-billion dollars in debt.

    Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon said in a letter Wednesday that tough decisions are required to save the company, including the closing of about 20% of its U.S. stores starting in February.


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