The US is at risk of becoming a 'demographic time bomb' — and it may have contributed to Toys R Us' demise
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Toys R Us will close or sell each of its more than 700 locations in the US.

In the company's most recent annual filing, it cites declining birth rates as a threat to sales.

In the US, births have decreased rapidly since 2008.

This week, Toys R Us officially filed liquidation papers. It will shutter or sell each of its 735 stores across the US.

The toy chain's sales have declined in recent years, largely due to competition from online retailers like Amazon, some $4.8...

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