It is no secret that Toys R Us is closing its doors soon. After months of liquidation sales and special, the doors to Toys R Us are due to close for good within the next few weeks, including their Johnson City location.
People have travelled across the Southern Tier to take advantage of these sales and deals. Many hoped to even to get a little Christmas shopping done, however they have only been met with disappointment.
With the growth of Amazon and online shopping Toys-R-Us found it hard to stay afloat and filed bankruptcy last year. The first question that came to mind was “where are all these toys going to wind up?”
As reports spread that Toys R Us employees were being informed all of the company's stores in the United States would close, one lawmaker expressed concern that consumers could wind up losing a lot of money.