Toys 'R' Us Files For Bankruptcy But Keeps Stores OpenToys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.
Paper Airplane & Sand Among Toy Hall Of Fame FinalistsNo-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among the 12 finalists vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The contenders for the Class of 2017 were announced Tuesday.
"The Last Jedi" Toy Launch To Unveil New Character"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is still a few months away from hitting theaters, but fans are about to get a glimpse at a new character as part of a three-day marketing rollout of toys and products inspired by the film.
Comic-Con Blasts Into San Diego With Movies, Games, ShowsCalling all superheroes, sci-fi fans and genre lovers of all kinds: Comic-Con is here. The annual pop-culture celebration kicks off Wednesday night.
Consumer Group Raises Concern Over Fidget SpinnersA consumer watchdog group said that those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear. The toys have been highlighted as a potentially hazardous item that parents should avoid.
The Ken Doll Makeover: Heavy-Set, Cornrowed, Ethnically DiverseMattel has released a new, diverse line of Ken dolls to better depict the current generation of American men.
Fidget Spinner: What Is The Popular New 'Toy'?What is a fidget spinner? The new toy is gaining popularity fast.
LEGO Ready To Blast Off With "Women Of NASA" SetThe women behind the NASA space program have made the big screen, and now they are being honored as little LEGO figurines. The set is scheduled for release in late 2017 or early 2018.
Police Officers Play Santa After Grinch Steals Family's GiftsChristmas was saved for an Arlington family by an act of kindness from two police officers after someone stole all their Christmas presents.
Shoppers Line Up & Brave The Cold In Hopes For A NES ClassicSome North Texans got up early, in the cold, trying to snag that perfect gift. Dozens of people were in line at one Best Buy trying to get this year’s hottest item.
Engaged Couple Asks For Toys For Sick Kids Instead Of GiftsIt's not every day that an engaged couple asks for a bunch of children’s toys as wedding gifts. But that’s exactly what Kristin Klingshirn and her fiancé Bart Mattingly have done.
Richardson Charity's "Toyland Express" Provides Christmas Joy To Needy KidsA Richardson-based charity is making sure that needy kids get toys for Christmas.