Game Over for Toys "R" Us, iHeartMedia Files for Bankruptcy

March 15, 2018
Updated 4mo ago

Toys "R" Us is closing its doors after 70 years in business. The toy retailer will close all of its stores and plans to liquidate the remaining inventory. In total, Toys "R" Us had around 800 stores. This means that approximately 33,000 people will lose their jobs. The company filed for bankruptcy six months ago and has been struggling to restructure its debt since then.

In other bankruptcy news, iHeartMedia is filing for bankruptcy protection. The largest U.S. radio company said it reached an in-principle agreement with investors to restructure its debt. Currently, the company has more than $20 billion in debt. iHeartMedia, which owns iHeartRadio, has been faced with declining sales and a shrinking customer base in recent years.