As Toys "R" Us Closes For Good, Workers Campaign For Severance

Rene Johnpiere the woman who took the viral also posted several other images including the one above that reads'I guess everyone has grown up. There's no more Toys

The 16-foot tall statue of Geoffrey the Giraffe that greeted visitors at Toys R Us headquarters in Wayne, New Jersey will be moved to a children's hospital in the state.

The campaign for severance continued until the end, with employees expressing their views in varying ways while working final shifts at some 700 stores across the country.

Many kids grew up watching Geoffrey on TV, singing the jingle 'I don't want to grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid'.

She shared photos of empty shelves, vacant shopping carts and a group of employees locking the doors of the soon-to-be shuttered store.

The toy giant filed for bankruptcy in September 2017 and announced liquidation sales shortly after, CBS New York reports.

'My heart is breaking, ' Johnpiere wrote.

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The toy manufacturer filed for bankruptcy late a year ago but did not succeed in turning its fortunes around and in January it announced it would close 182 stores across the U.S.

"My assumption is that there's about half a billion dollars worth of toys that have been produced for Toys "R" Us with no place to go".

Lazarus founded the company in 1948 and built it up to be an icon that enjoyed 70 years of success.

Will the Toys R Us name and mascot disappear forever?

Jacob Rabon IV tweeted two of the photos with the caption: 'I can't believe childhood is cancelled'.

- Well, it's the day we all knew was coming. and now it's here. Whether this leads to a relaunched store is anyone's guess, but the brand as a whole isn't dead regardless, as the division of Toys "R" Us in Canada is still open for business.

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