October 23, 2014 3:17 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Toys "R" Us Inc.

Company Overview

Toys “R” Us, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of toys and juvenile products. The company’s products include boys and girls toys, such as action figures, dolls and doll accessories, role play toys, and vehicles; video game software, systems and accessories, tablet computers, electronics, and other related products; and juvenile products, including baby gear, infant care products, apparel, commodities, furniture, bedding, and room décors. Its products also comprise educational electronics and developmental toys consisting of its Imaginarium products in the United States and World of Imagination products internationally; and construction toys, games, creati...

One Geoffrey Way

Wayne, NJ 07470

United States

Founded in 1948

67,000 Employees

Phone:

973-617-3500

Key Executives for Toys "R" Us Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 52
President of Asia Pacific
Age: 65
President of U.S.
Age: 56
President of Europe
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Toys "R" Us Inc. Key Developments

Toys ‘R’ Us Seeks $1.3 Billion in Loans Refinancing

Toys ‘R’ Us is seeking as much as $1.38 billion in loans to refinance debt in a deal that will raise borrowing costs and push out maturities. The financing would include $1.025 billion of secured term loans due in 51/2 years and $350 million of additional bank debt that will mature in five. The Wayne-based retailer wants to refinance $646 million of term loans due in 2016, a ‘significant’ portion of the $583 million of loans maturing in 2018 and the $350 million of 7.375% notes due in 2016.

Toys "R" Us Inc., Q2 2015 Fixed Income Call, Sep 18, 2014

Toys "R" Us Inc., Q2 2015 Fixed Income Call, Sep 18, 2014

Toys "R" Us Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended August 3, 2014

Toys "R" Us Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended August 3, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $2,440 million against $2,377 million for the same period in the last year. The growth was primarily a result of an increase in comparable store net sales in both the Domestic and International segments and new stores in the International segment. Operating loss was $42 million against $46 million for the same period in the last year. Loss before income taxes was $143 million against $161 million for the same period in the last year. Net loss attributable to the company was $148 million against $113 million for the same period in the last year, primarily due to a net increase in income taxes of $52 million as the company concluded in the third quarter of fiscal 2013 that it is more likely than not that a benefit for losses in the U.S. and certain foreign jurisdictions will not be realized in the foreseeable future. EBITDA was $52 million against $49 million for the same period in the last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $81 million against $74 million for the same period in the last year. Increase in adjusted EBITDA was primarily driven by an increase in gross margin dollars versus the prior year quarter when remove the $19 million adjusted for obsolete inventory clearance in this quarter. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $4,919 million against $4,785 million for the same period in the last year. Operating loss was $133 million against $119 million for the same period in the last year. Loss before income taxes was $341 million against $345 million for the same period in the last year. Net loss attributable to the company was $344 million against $224 million for the same period in the last year. Net cash used in operating activities was $597 million against $513 million for the same period in the last year. Capital expenditures were $86 million against $110 million for the same period in the last year. EBITDA was $65 million against $76 million for the same period in the last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $102 million against $115 million for the same period in the last year.

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Merger/Acquisition
October 1, 2014
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Merger/Acquisition
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