....Analysts say the company’s large network of shops are an expensive burden at a time when online giants Amazon and Walmart are discounting toys to steal their shoppers. “The demise of Toys R Us in North America will come as little surprise in an environment where bricks and mortar retail is continuing to struggle with high debt levels and the havoc being wreaked by e-commerce
,” said Jon Copestake, chief retail and consumer goods analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit. ...
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