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Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/18/toys...ankruptcy.html

Seems like another traditional brick and mortar is biting the dust. Malls of the future is going to be made up of eateries and spas. :/
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Seemed inevitable. Online shopping is killing all kinds of stores. Toys R Us isn't the first to go under, they won't be the last.

Just feel bad for all those people who are gonna lose their jobs.

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It's not really surprising consider how popular and convenient online shopping is.

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We're eventually going to get to the point where no humans are involved from ordering an item online to receiving the item at home. A fully automated factory will get the order ready for a drone to fly it to you. This is just another sign of the future we're headed towards that doesn't require human labor anymore.

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We're eventually going to get to the point where no humans are involved from ordering an item online to receiving the item at home. A fully automated factory will get the order ready for a drone to fly it to you. This is just another sign of the future we're headed towards that doesn't require human labor anymore.
Yep, pretty cool.
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Well those Toys R Us Kids are gonna have no choice but to grow up now.
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Well of you're going to order cheap Chinese shit and sell it at a brick and mortar store with all the overheads in an era where parents can directly order online and still charge prices that are the same as your brick and mortar shop, them you're a poor businessman and deserve to be put out of business.

The reason why something costs 50 bucks in a store is because ot costs that much to ship/distribute and run a business. But if you're selling the same shit online for 50 bucks and charging shipping then you're gouging.

These companies should have adapted a decade ago. They didnt. They deserve to be put out of business.

Small entrepreneurs like me are selling out of our homes on eBay in direct competition with these idiots and have no sympathy for them. We have a better business model.



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Seemed inevitable. Online shopping is killing all kinds of stores. Toys R Us isn't the first to go under, they won't be the last.

Just feel bad for all those people who are gonna lose their jobs.
What's stopping these store workers from running their own small businesses? Retail isn't supposed to be a career unless you own it.
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What's stopping these store workers from running their own small businesses?
Not everyone's an entrepreneur or in a position to start, maintain, or take the risk of starting a small business?
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Not everyone's an entrepreneur or in a position to start, maintain, or take the risk of starting a small business?
What position do you need to be in to become an entrepreneur tho?

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Rip Geoffrey

He'll probably be sold to a zoo now
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