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New Toys ‘R’ Us opening in Paramus for Black Friday

Black Friday just got a little bit brighter: Toys ‘R’ Us is returning to retail Wednesday, opening a location at the Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, New Jersey. This marks the first new brick-and-mortar store for the famed toy franchise under its new ownership. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and shuttered stores nationwide in 2018. Mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe will preside at a ribbon-cutting ceremony before the store opens to the public at 10 a.m., according to NJ.com. The new Toys ‘R’ Us is located on the second floor of what’s hyped as Jersey’s largest shopping mall. In October, Toys ‘R’ Us reopened via its website — but when customers check out, they are redirected to what was once a compe ...