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Toys Were Us

Nicholas Whittaker

Toys Were Us

A Twentieth-century History Of Toys And Toy-making

by Nicholas Whittaker

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • Toys,
  • Antiques & Collectibles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7996178M
    ISBN 100756778972
    ISBN 109780756778972
    OCLC/WorldCa149222737

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    So here’s what the three PE firms did to Toys R Us: they stripped out cash and loaded the company up with debt. And these are the results: At the end of its fiscal year , the last full year before the buyout, Toys R Us had $ billion in cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments. By Q1 , this had collapsed to just $ million. Simple whirling toys were mentioned in English literature as early as , and would certainly have been as popular in early America as they were in Europe. Similar toys have also been found in Native American cliff ruins, indicating the toy's antiquity in North America.


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Toys Were Us by Nicholas Whittaker Download PDF EPUB FB2

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