Toys ‘R’ Us writes heartwarming goodbye as it closes for good

Johnpiere's most recent post she showed employees finishing up their tasks at the store which is covered in neon sale signs before locking the doors for the last time

Toys ‘R’ Us writes heartwarming goodbye as it closes for good

Toys R Us' remaining stores closed on Friday, June 29.

A heartbreaking photo of the beloved character standing amidst empty shelves with a bright green roller bag has gone viral on social media as former Toys "R" Us kids - a lot of them now adults - mourn the demise of the toy kingdom.

This might have been totally a joke but it still shows the impact Toys R Us had on all of us.

Madelyn Garcia, who has worked at Toys R Us for 30 years and became a manager at the Boynton Beach store in September, told The Palm Beach Post that the Toys R Us team is a "family" and therefore should be compensated properly.

In February, the retail giant announced another 200 stores would shut their doors. "My heart is breaking", Johnpiere wrote with a photo of the store's sale signs. The image has been shared more than 300,000 times and has left many online feeling nostalgic and heartbroken.

And the people of the internet are endlessly sad about it, with many taking to Twitter to reveal their heartbreak.

Toys R Us posted a touching final message on its last day of business.

Party City said on Monday it will open about 50 pop-up toy stores this year along with its Halloween City pop-up shops in locations that present "attractive leasing opportunities", CEO James Harrison said.

After the sad photo of Geoffrey went viral, the San Antonio Zoo set up a GoFundMe page to raise $100,000 with the goal to "persuade the owners at Toys " R " Us to join the effort to save giraffes by donating the use of their most recognizable intellectual property", their beloved mascot. I was surrounded by children'.

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