TOYS“R”US ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF CHARLES LAZARUS

WAYNE, N.J., March 22, 2018 – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today issued the following statement:

There have been many sad moments for Toys“R”Us in recent weeks, and none more heartbreaking than today’s news about the passing of our beloved founder, Charles Lazarus, after a period of declining health. He visited us in New Jersey just last year and we will forever be grateful for his positive energy, passion for the customer and love for children everywhere. Our thoughts and prayers are with Charles’ family and loved ones.

For more information please contact:

Media:
Amy von Walter, Executive Vice President, Global Communications & Customer Care at 201-815-9512 or Amy.vonWalter@toysrus.com
press@toysrus.com
973-617-5900

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