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Toys "R" Us, Inc.

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  • Kevin Hunt: Wal-Mart Wouldn't Match Walmart.com Price, But Toys 'R' Us Did

    Kevin Hunt: Wal-Mart Wouldn't Match Walmart.com Price, But Toys 'R' Us Did
    Bryan Wright isn't a "showrooming" shopper who inspects a product at a local retailer before buying it for less from an unaffiliated online retailer. Wright, a Tolland resident, spotted two of Lego's Ninjago building sets at Walmart.com that he was...
  • Dumb Starbucks mystery solved. RIP Shirley Temple Black.

    Dumb Starbucks mystery solved. RIP Shirley Temple Black.
    After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry. The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
  • After 'The Lego Movie,' why not 'The Play-Doh Movie'?

    The Toys R Us store on La Cienega and Santa Monica Boulevard is likely to be swarmed by screenwriters and producers this week, given the $69-million opening of “The Lego Movie” over the weekend. If Legos can kill at the box office, they will...
  • Downers Grove, Westmont police blotter: Feb. 18

    Downers Grove, Westmont police blotter: Feb. 18
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove •More than $18,000 in jewelry was stolen from a home a 1900 block of Wellington Place between Jan. 3 and Feb. 11. •An iPhone was stolen Feb. 10 from X Sport Fitness Center...
  • Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring

    Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring
    The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...
  • Eric Dickerson likes Adrian Peterson but loves his NFL rushing record

    Eric Dickerson likes Adrian Peterson but loves his NFL rushing record
    Eric Dickerson flew. So has time. It has been 29 years since the former Los Angeles Rams star set the NFL's single-season rushing record — a span that matches his jersey number — and now the Hall of Fame back once again waits to see if his...
  • Wal-Mart extends health insurance to workers' same-sex partners

    Wal-Mart extends health insurance to workers' same-sex partners
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the largest private employer in the country, plans to start offering health coverage next year to domestic partners of full-time employees – including those in same-sex relationships. The extension, outlined in a postcard...
  • Amazon to hire 70,000 seasonal workers, 40% more than 2012

    Amazon.com Inc. said it will hire 70,000 full-time seasonal workers for the holiday rush, a 40% boost from last year. The Seattle company, which runs the world’s largest e-commerce operation, said the fulfillment center employees will join the...
  • Gold at three-week low on Fed stimulus outlook

    Gold at three-week low on Fed stimulus outlook
    This has not been a good year for gold investors. Prices of the precious metal were at a three-week low Tuesday morning on speculation that a strengthening U.S. economy will spur the Federal Reserve to slow stimulus. Silver fell to its lowest level in...
  • Black Thursday: J.C. Penney to open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving

    It’s not just Macy’s turning Black Friday this year into Black Thursday – J.C. Penney also plans to open its doors before the turkey’s cold on Thanksgiving Day. The retailer will admit holiday shoppers starting at 8 p.m. on Nov....
  • Britain to export $73.5 million worth of pig semen to China

    China already consumes half the world’s pork. But to ensure it has a steady supply of hogs, it’s struck a deal with Britain to import $73.5 million worth of premium pig semen. The agreement was brokered with the help of British Prime...