Toys R Us to take on Smyths with 10 Irish stores

Published on: 11th August 2015

Toys R Us plans to open 10 stores in Ireland within the next five years, making it a firm competitor for Smyths.

Toys-R-Us-Logo480Brian Donoghue will operate Toys R Us in Ireland and has said the company will spend over €5m opening five stories over the coming year, with the first opening in Dublin next month.

Speaking to the Irish Independent, Mr Donoghue, who formerly held the position of COO at Smyths, commented that he believes Toys R Us can take on Smyths.

He added: “Next year, we’re looking at opening in Cork, and possibly two more outlets in Dublin.”


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