KB Toys could be back as soon as the end of the year. They'll first appear as pop-up stores around the holidays, then become permanent in malls around the country.
KB Toys went bankrupt in 2009, but the owner of the brand rights is looking to bring it back!
Strategic Marks, acquired the KB Toys trademark in 2016.
Now, they're plotting to revive the toy store. they originally thought they'd return with an online store, but the fate of Toys R Us has altered their plans.
They'll first appear as pop-up stores around the holidays, then become permanent in malls around the country.
After Toys "R" Us, another defunct toymaker plots comeback https://t.co/bOtqasASIt— KB Toy Stores (@KBtoysstore) March 21, 2018
Fans of the old chain are already getting excited.
I just read there's a possibility of KB toys returning... honestly getting misty eyed.... Childhood toy store...coming to the rescue of employees of another childhood toy store... Yes... 100% yes please... pic.twitter.com/WXSwh6ibUF— Aliceheart15 (@Aliceheart1553) March 19, 2018