Nostalgia hasn't translated into dollars
in a long-shot effort to crowdfund a future for Toys R Us. Neither did
efforts to recruit other toy makers.
campaign led by a billionaire toy executive who pledged $200 million
with other investors in hopes of saving part of the bankrupt chain has
foundered, with only $59,000 more raised in three weeks. Isaac Larian
said Thursday he's disappointed but still plans to formally submit a bid
this week for more than 300 stores in the U.S. and Canada.. . . more