Geoffrey’s Toy Box Is The New Toys R Us

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by BenjaminXavier, Oct 10, 2018.

  1. GizmoTron

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    This is just some group using the existing IP because they own it and it's still viable. It's nice that some are outraged over former employees losing their jobs, though, but TRU didn't pretend to go bankrupt and close shop, that's still what happened. This news doesn't mean at all that they're just going to open those stores all right back up with a bunch of new employees instead like business as usual, the TRU you knew and (maybe) loved is still gone for good.
     
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    I still say watch as toy fair announces their first Geoffrey's toy box exclusives.
     
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    The question is, it it gunna be related to the Siege Line, The Cyberverse Line or the Bumblebee Movie line?
     
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    Not worried about that. I just want to know if it will be a big franchise store like target or Wal-Mart.
     
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    Wow, what a terrible name and logo. Hopefully they aren't a terrible company like TRU was.

    I'm still hoping Toy World goes out of business though. The retail store, not the third-party company.

    Ah fuck it, I want both of those assholes to go out of business.
     
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    What a rubbish name. TRU just closed why are they coming back. 
     
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    Count me out of that toy box, I rather go to KB toys
     
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    From the rate toysrus went, I'm afraid it won't last for a year. Just like how target opened in CANADA, but didn't even last a full year.
     
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    "Your marketing posture is highly dubious, but very well. I will provide you with a new logo... and new employees to command!"
     
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    A Meijer will open in Sheboygan soon. It's under construction right now. I know because I was there a few weeks ago visiting relatives :) 
     
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    now do we spend the next 30 years debating whether it was the vp or the marketing manager who became scourge?
     
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    Or where the distribution manager's armada went.
     
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    Hopefully they've learned to not charge ******ed prices.
     
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    Mad that if they open one of these stores here, it’s gonna be a good 45 minutes north because every freaking store has been moving up their since they opened the (relatively) new outlet mall.
     
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    Seriously, I can't imagine a retailer wanting TRU puking their knockoff brands in their store---

    Oh wait! I just remembered the Midwest king of knockoff toy crap every Christmas...

    [​IMG]
     
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    I believe the vp became scourge. As the VP failed Geoffrey his punishment was to drop in rank to 3rd in command.


    tbs
     
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    Wait... i just noticed something. Would that mean Geoffrey's Toy Box is the Equivalent to Unicron's disembodied head?
     
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    Back when the bankruptcy news hit, before liquidations hit full speed, there was a group trying to save TRU led by Isaac Larian who was desperately trying to save the stores but ultimately failed. I wonder if he's any part of this now. I'd like to think this is merely a stepping off point with the ultimate goal being opening new stores somewhere down the line. Whatever of TRU we see again, it's not the same old company...that's gone for good. No need for folks to hate on whatever it becomes because of what it was or did in the past. I don't even think this would be happening if not for the gaping hole that the loss of TRU has been to the toy industry.