Toys R Us built a kingdom and the world’s biggest toy store. Then, they lost it.

Toys R Us’ status as the most important toy store in town left it cavalier, if cocky at times, according to conversations with former employees, executives and industry insiders, who spoke to CNBC on the condition of anonymity. The story begins with Lazarus, the store’s visionary who wanted the “R” written backward — an ode to childlike scrawl. Lazarus, who has been described as one of the great merchants of his time, expanded a baby furniture store he owned into a toy store. In its heyday in th


Toys R Us’ status as the most important toy store in town left it cavalier, if cocky at times, according to conversations with former employees, executives and industry insiders, who spoke to CNBC on the condition of anonymity. The story begins with Lazarus, the store’s visionary who wanted the “R” written backward — an ode to childlike scrawl. Lazarus, who has been described as one of the great merchants of his time, expanded a baby furniture store he owned into a toy store. In its heyday in th
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Toys R Us built a kingdom and the world's biggest toy store. Then, they lost it.

The toy emporium that Charles P. Lazarus envisioned has been reduced to dusty floors and empty shelves.

Much has been said about the demise of the toy empire, which this week announced its plan to liquidate. There have been fingers pointed at corporate raiders, Amazon and big-box stores. All contributed to its undoing.

Ultimately, though, Toys R Us’ collapse is a story of loyalty run dry. The store in its early days fostered devotion from customers and toymakers. In the end, it lost hold on both.

Toys R Us’ status as the most important toy store in town left it cavalier, if cocky at times, according to conversations with former employees, executives and industry insiders, who spoke to CNBC on the condition of anonymity. It didn’t invest in its stores, even as it was adding to the fleet, leaving it vulnerable when new competition moved in.

The story begins with Lazarus, the store’s visionary who wanted the “R” written backward — an ode to childlike scrawl. Lazarus, who has been described as one of the great merchants of his time, expanded a baby furniture store he owned into a toy store. By 1978, he had created a toy superstore large enough to become a public company.

In its heyday in the 1980s and 1990s, it was the most important toy store in the country, if not the world. Its strength grew as competitors Kiddie City and Child World went out of business.


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Spanish company starts construction work on Texan wind farm

Spanish firm Acciona Energia has commenced construction work on its second wind farm in Texas. The Palmas Altas facility will have a capacity of 144.9 megawatts and will use 46 wind turbines. In a statement Thursday, Rafael Esteban, the CEO of Acciona Energy USA Global, described the U.S. as being one of the company’s “main strategic markets.” When fully up and running, the Palmas Altas wind farm will generate roughly 524 gigawatt hours of energy annually, which is equivalent to the consumption


Spanish firm Acciona Energia has commenced construction work on its second wind farm in Texas. The Palmas Altas facility will have a capacity of 144.9 megawatts and will use 46 wind turbines. In a statement Thursday, Rafael Esteban, the CEO of Acciona Energy USA Global, described the U.S. as being one of the company’s “main strategic markets.” When fully up and running, the Palmas Altas wind farm will generate roughly 524 gigawatt hours of energy annually, which is equivalent to the consumption
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Spanish company starts construction work on Texan wind farm

Spanish firm Acciona Energia has commenced construction work on its second wind farm in Texas.

The Palmas Altas facility will have a capacity of 144.9 megawatts and will use 46 wind turbines. It will be located in Cameron County. Investment in the project amounts to roughly 176 million euros ($198.84 million).

In a statement Thursday, Rafael Esteban, the CEO of Acciona Energy USA Global, described the U.S. as being one of the company’s “main strategic markets.”

When fully up and running, the Palmas Altas wind farm will generate roughly 524 gigawatt hours of energy annually, which is equivalent to the consumption of 43,000 U.S. homes. This will “offset the emission of 503,000 metric tons of CO2 (carbon dioxide),” according to Acciona.

The U.S. is home to “one of the largest and fastest-growing wind markets in the world,” according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Texas itself supports more than 24,000 wind related jobs, according to the American Wind Energy Association.


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How to stay motivated: Advice from Colin O’Brady Antarctic crossing

“SOUTH POLE!!! I expected to be happy reaching the South Pole, but today has quite honestly been one of the best days of my entire life,” he wrote. He is just halfway through his mission to become the first person ever to cross the Antarctic coast-to-coast unaided. It’s a challenge O’Brady has been working toward for several years after turning to extreme sports to recover from a freak accident which left his legs so severely burned that doctors questioned whether he would ever walk normally aga


“SOUTH POLE!!! I expected to be happy reaching the South Pole, but today has quite honestly been one of the best days of my entire life,” he wrote. He is just halfway through his mission to become the first person ever to cross the Antarctic coast-to-coast unaided. It’s a challenge O’Brady has been working toward for several years after turning to extreme sports to recover from a freak accident which left his legs so severely burned that doctors questioned whether he would ever walk normally aga
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How to stay motivated: Advice from Colin O'Brady Antarctic crossing

“SOUTH POLE!!! I made it!!! What a day. I expected to be happy reaching the South Pole, but today has quite honestly been one of the best days of my entire life,” he wrote.

But O’Brady didn’t stop long to celebrate. After “soaking in the moment” and taking a few photographs, he carried on his way.

He is just halfway through his mission to become the first person ever to cross the Antarctic coast-to-coast unaided. Several others have died making the attempt.

It’s a challenge O’Brady has been working toward for several years after turning to extreme sports to recover from a freak accident which left his legs so severely burned that doctors questioned whether he would ever walk normally again.

The ex-financier quit his job in 2008 to pursue sports full-time, reaching Olympic triathlon level and breaking the “Seven Summits” world record. But this is his toughest challenge to date.

O’Brady, who calls his mission “The Impossible First,” set out on Nov. 3 and will continue on until he reaches the opposite coast. The full expedition is set to take up to 65 days.

The journey requires courage, stamina and sheer determination. CNBC Make It took a look at how he is keeping himself motivated on this most challenging of missions and how those steps can be applied to other — less frosty — walks of life.


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These are the best tech companies to work for in India

Of the 15 leading companies named in this year’s list, the majority were multinationals — including the top five. Just three companies on the list originate from India. To be sure, big name companies have a certain allure for aspiring techies the world over. “Apart from competitive remuneration, companies that work to make their employees feel like they work with, and not for the company, create a culture of ownership and instill a sense of loyalty in their employees,” he added. CNBC Make It too


Of the 15 leading companies named in this year’s list, the majority were multinationals — including the top five. Just three companies on the list originate from India. To be sure, big name companies have a certain allure for aspiring techies the world over. “Apart from competitive remuneration, companies that work to make their employees feel like they work with, and not for the company, create a culture of ownership and instill a sense of loyalty in their employees,” he added. CNBC Make It too
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These are the best tech companies to work for in India

Of the 15 leading companies named in this year’s list, the majority were multinationals — including the top five. Just three companies on the list originate from India. Some of the international companies that made it into the list include names like Microsoft, SAP and Apple.

To be sure, big name companies have a certain allure for aspiring techies the world over. However, Sashi Kumar, managing director of Indeed India, said in a news release that the findings also indicate a desire among employees to work for a business with clear progression structures in place and a positive overall workplace environment.

“In addition to strategic and meaningful workplace programs, companies that have focused on people management and contributed to creating a conducive environment for their employees have been highly rated by job seekers,” said Kumar.

“Apart from competitive remuneration, companies that work to make their employees feel like they work with, and not for the company, create a culture of ownership and instill a sense of loyalty in their employees,” he added.

CNBC Make It took a look at the top 15 tech companies in India and how they made the list.


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Soccer app giving behind-the-scenes access to Messi and Beckham raises $64 million

Former England soccer captain David Beckham has joined forces with several other famous names including Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and the world’s most expensive player Neymar Jr to launch a new online content-sharing platform. OTRO is intended to be a digital fan club fueled by content created by the world’s leading soccer players. OTRO has been formed in partnership with sports investment firm 23 Capital and it’s reported around $64 million has been put into making the platform a success.


Former England soccer captain David Beckham has joined forces with several other famous names including Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and the world’s most expensive player Neymar Jr to launch a new online content-sharing platform. OTRO is intended to be a digital fan club fueled by content created by the world’s leading soccer players. OTRO has been formed in partnership with sports investment firm 23 Capital and it’s reported around $64 million has been put into making the platform a success.
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Soccer app giving behind-the-scenes access to Messi and Beckham raises $64 million

Former England soccer captain David Beckham has joined forces with several other famous names including Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and the world’s most expensive player Neymar Jr to launch a new online content-sharing platform.

OTRO is intended to be a digital fan club fueled by content created by the world’s leading soccer players. Its makers insists fans joining OTRO will be able to enjoy daily exclusive material, including original films and interviews, as well as live Q&As and challenges set by the players giving them the chance to win prizes, including meet and greets.

“Football fans all over the world want a deeper connection with their heroes and this is where OTRO comes in,” said its CEO Jeremy Dale at the official launch this week.

OTRO has been formed in partnership with sports investment firm 23 Capital and it’s reported around $64 million has been put into making the platform a success.

“There’s a lot of access to stars on the pitch, but once the game’s finished there’s very little engagement,” said Jason Traub, co-founder of 23 Capital to the company’s website. “Given the size of the market and the excitement surrounding these players, there’s a world of opportunity to unite them with their fans.”

Other players who’ll be part of the platform include; three-time Champions League winning coach Zinedine Zidane, Luis Suarez and Toni Duggan, who play for Barcelona’s men’s and women’s teams respectively.


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World food prices fall to lowest in more than two years in Nov

World food prices declined in November to their lowest level in more than two years, led down by much weaker vegetable oil, dairy and cereal prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 160.8 points last month, down from a revised 162.9 in October, reaching its lowest level since May 2016. The October figure was pre


World food prices declined in November to their lowest level in more than two years, led down by much weaker vegetable oil, dairy and cereal prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 160.8 points last month, down from a revised 162.9 in October, reaching its lowest level since May 2016. The October figure was pre
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World food prices fall to lowest in more than two years in Nov

World food prices declined in November to their lowest level in more than two years, led down by much weaker vegetable oil, dairy and cereal prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 160.8 points last month, down from a revised 162.9 in October, reaching its lowest level since May 2016.

The October figure was previously given as 163.5.

FAO said global cereals output in 2018/19 was seen at 2.595 billion tonnes, down marginally from the previous forecast and 2.4 percent below last year’s record high production.

FAO’s forecast for world wheat production in 2018/19 was 725.1 million tonnes, 2.8 million tonnes lower than the previous forecast.


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The battery industry is blowing up and it’s changing everything, from cars to phones

Take a minute and think about how many things you’ve used today that need a battery. The lithium-ion battery industry alone is worth $23 billion and is expected to grow to $93 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research. Battery technology has been ever-evolving since the late 18th century as our energy-storage needs have continued to grow. But to propel us into a fully electric future, we may need new battery technology on a scale never before seen. Watch to learn about how battery innova


Take a minute and think about how many things you’ve used today that need a battery. The lithium-ion battery industry alone is worth $23 billion and is expected to grow to $93 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research. Battery technology has been ever-evolving since the late 18th century as our energy-storage needs have continued to grow. But to propel us into a fully electric future, we may need new battery technology on a scale never before seen. Watch to learn about how battery innova
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The battery industry is blowing up and it's changing everything, from cars to phones

Take a minute and think about how many things you’ve used today that need a battery. We’re surrounded by them. The lithium-ion battery industry alone is worth $23 billion and is expected to grow to $93 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research.

Battery technology has been ever-evolving since the late 18th century as our energy-storage needs have continued to grow. But to propel us into a fully electric future, we may need new battery technology on a scale never before seen.

Watch to learn about how battery innovation is changing our world.


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Alibaba to open first e-commerce trade hub in Europe

Alibaba struck a partnership with the Belgian government on Wednesday to create a trade hub that aims to help companies in the country to sell products abroad. Belgium is the first European country to sign up to the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), an initiative first proposed by Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma in 2016. The plan is to help small-and-medium-sized enterprises to sell products abroad, something they have traditionally found complicated and expensive. As part of the initiative, Al


Alibaba struck a partnership with the Belgian government on Wednesday to create a trade hub that aims to help companies in the country to sell products abroad. Belgium is the first European country to sign up to the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), an initiative first proposed by Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma in 2016. The plan is to help small-and-medium-sized enterprises to sell products abroad, something they have traditionally found complicated and expensive. As part of the initiative, Al
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Alibaba to open first e-commerce trade hub in Europe

Alibaba struck a partnership with the Belgian government on Wednesday to create a trade hub that aims to help companies in the country to sell products abroad.

Belgium is the first European country to sign up to the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), an initiative first proposed by Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma in 2016. The plan is to help small-and-medium-sized enterprises to sell products abroad, something they have traditionally found complicated and expensive.

As part of the initiative, Alibaba is opening a warehouse under its logistics arm Cainiao in Liege, Belgium. This will help businesses in Europe transport goods to China.


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Ceremonies for George HW Bush draw together presidents, world envoys

Bush’s service dog, Sully, was taken to the viewing, too — his main service these last months since Barbara Bush’s death in April being to rest his head on her husband’s lap. Former President George W. Bush and his wife greeted the Trumps outside before everyone went in for the private, 20-minute visit. Although Trump will attend Bush’s service, he is not among the eulogists. The late President Bush called Trump a “blowhard.” Bush’s death reduces membership in the ex-presidents’ club to four: Ji


Bush’s service dog, Sully, was taken to the viewing, too — his main service these last months since Barbara Bush’s death in April being to rest his head on her husband’s lap. Former President George W. Bush and his wife greeted the Trumps outside before everyone went in for the private, 20-minute visit. Although Trump will attend Bush’s service, he is not among the eulogists. The late President Bush called Trump a “blowhard.” Bush’s death reduces membership in the ex-presidents’ club to four: Ji
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Ceremonies for George HW Bush draw together presidents, world envoys

On Tuesday, soldiers, citizens in wheelchairs and long lines of others on foot wound through the Capitol Rotunda to view Bush’s casket and honor a president whose legacy included World War military service and a landmark law affirming the rights of the disabled. Former Sen. Bob Dole, a compatriot in war, peace and political struggle, steadied himself out of his wheelchair and saluted his old friend and one-time rival.

After the national funeral service at the cathedral, Bush’s remains will be returned to Houston to lie in repose at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church before burial Thursday at his family plot on the presidential library grounds at Texas A&M University in College Station. His final resting place will be alongside Barbara Bush, his wife of 73 years who died in April, and Robin Bush, the daughter they lost to leukemia in 1953 at age 3.

Trump ordered the federal government closed Wednesday for a national day of mourning. Flags on public buildings are flying at half-staff for 30 days.

As at notable moments in his life, Bush brought together Republicans and Democrats in his death, and not only the VIPs.

Members of the public who never voted for the man waited in the same long lines as the rest, attesting that Bush possessed the dignity and grace that deserved to be remembered by their presence on a cold overcast day in the capital.

“I’m just here to pay my respects,” said Jane Hernandez, a retired physician in the heavily Democratic city and suburbs. “I wasn’t the biggest fan of his presidency, but all in all he was a good, sincere guy doing a really hard job as best he could.”

Bush’s service dog, Sully, was taken to the viewing, too — his main service these last months since Barbara Bush’s death in April being to rest his head on her husband’s lap. Service dogs are trained to do that.

The CIA also honored Bush, the only spy chief to become president, as three agency directors past and present joined the public in the viewing.

In the midst of the period of mourning, first lady Melania Trump gave Laura Bush, one of her predecessors, a tour of holiday decorations at the White House, a “sweet visit during this somber week,” as Mrs. Bush’s Instagram account put it. And the Trumps visited members of the Bush family at the Blair House presidential guesthouse, where they are staying. Former President George W. Bush and his wife greeted the Trumps outside before everyone went in for the private, 20-minute visit.

Although Trump will attend Bush’s service, he is not among the eulogists. They are, in addition to Bush’s eldest son, Alan Simpson, the former senator and acerbic wit from Wyoming; Brian Mulroney, the former Canadian prime minister who also gave a eulogy for Ronald Reagan; and presidential historian Jon Meacham.

People lined up before dawn to pay respects to the 41st president, a son and father of privilege now celebrated by everyday citizens for his common courtesies and depth of experience.

“He was so qualified, and I think he was just a decent man,” said Sharon Terry, touring Washington with friends from an Indianapolis garden club. Said her friend Sue Miller, also in line for the viewing: “I actually think I underestimated him when he was in office. My opinion of him went up seeing how he conducted himself as a statesman afterward.”

Fred Curry, one of the few African-Americans in line, is a registered Democrat from Hyattsville, Maryland, who voted for Bush in 1988, the election won by the one-term president. “Honestly I just liked him,” he said. “He seemed like a sincere and decent man and you couldn’t argue with his qualifications.”

Inside the Capitol, Sully, the 2-year-old Labrador retriever assigned to Bush, sat by the casket in the company of people who came to commemorate Bush’s signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the 1990 law that, among its many provisions, required businesses that prohibit pets to give access to service dogs.

“After Mrs. Bush’s death, general companionship was a big part of Sully’s job,” John Miller, president and CEO of America’s VetDogs, said in a phone interview. “One of the things that I think was important to the president was the rest command, where Sully would rest his head on the president’s lap.”

The law was just one point of intersection for Bush and Dole, now 95, who was one of its leading advocates in the Senate.

They were fellow World War II veterans, Republican Party leaders, fierce rivals for the 1988 Republican presidential nomination won by Bush (“Stop lying about my record,” Dole snapped at Bush) and skilled negotiators. Dole, an Army veteran hit by German machine gunfire in Italy, has gone through life with a disabled right arm. Bush, a Navy pilot, survived a bail-out from his stricken aircraft over the Pacific and an earlier crash landing.

On Tuesday, Dole was helped out of his wheelchair by an aide, slowly steadied himself and saluted Bush with his left hand, his chin quivering.

Dignitaries had come forward on Monday, too, to honor the Texan whose service to his country extended three quarters of a century, from World War II through his final years as an advocate for volunteerism and relief for people displaced by natural disaster. Bush, 94, died Friday.

Trump’s relationship with the Bush family has been tense. The current president has mocked the elder Bush for his “thousand points of light” call to volunteerism, challenged his son’s legacy as president and trounced “low-energy” Jeb Bush in the Republican presidential primaries en route to office. The late President Bush called Trump a “blowhard.”

Those insults have been set aside, but the list of funeral service speakers marked the first time since Lyndon Johnson’s death in 1973 that a sitting president was not tapped to eulogize a late president. (Clinton did so for Richard Nixon, and George W. Bush eulogized Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford.)

Bush’s death reduces membership in the ex-presidents’ club to four: Jimmy Carter, Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama.


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Mourners line up to honor former President Bush at US Capitol

Ordinary Americans paid respects at the historic U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to the late U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who died last week at the age of 94 after a life of service as a World War Two hero, head of the CIA and wartime president. Under the soaring Capitol dome, office workers and tourists walked silently past a flag-draped casket that bore Bush’s body. Bush, the 41st U.S. president, was remembered as a patrician figure who represents a bygone era of bipartisan civility in Ame


Ordinary Americans paid respects at the historic U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to the late U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who died last week at the age of 94 after a life of service as a World War Two hero, head of the CIA and wartime president. Under the soaring Capitol dome, office workers and tourists walked silently past a flag-draped casket that bore Bush’s body. Bush, the 41st U.S. president, was remembered as a patrician figure who represents a bygone era of bipartisan civility in Ame
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Mourners line up to honor former President Bush at US Capitol

Ordinary Americans paid respects at the historic U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to the late U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who died last week at the age of 94 after a life of service as a World War Two hero, head of the CIA and wartime president.

Under the soaring Capitol dome, office workers and tourists walked silently past a flag-draped casket that bore Bush’s body.

It will be transported to the Washington National Cathedral early on Wednesday for a memorial service.

Bush, the 41st U.S. president, was remembered as a patrician figure who represents a bygone era of bipartisan civility in American politics.

President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, planned to visit with the mourning family at Blair House, near the White House, on Tuesday, while first lady Melania Trump will give a tour to former first lady Laura Bush of the White House’s holiday decorations.


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2018-12-04  Authors: david j phillip, getty images, drew angerer, jabin botsford, the washington post, brendan smialoswski, afp
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