Amazon Sizes Up Empty Toys R Us Stores

Amazon is looking into acquiring some locations of Toys R Us with no intention of maintaining the brand.

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Amazon is looking into the possibility of acquiring some locations of vacant Toys R Us stores.

The e-commerce giant isn't interested in maintaining the Toys R Us brand, however, it would utilize the space to its own advantage. The move would expand Amazon's brick-and-mortar presence. It hasn't been disclosed what type of store would be put into place. However, Amazon has its options with grocery stores, book stores or a space to to showcase its popular Echo line of devices.

The company is under little to no pressure to hammer out a deal, though. Back in 2015, Amazon was in talks of acquiring some Radio Shack locations, but nothing came of it. 

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