Toys R Us under investigation for not playing so nicely

By Incorrect Author 19 October 2009

It looks as if the world biggest chain of toy stores, Toys R Us, has not been playing by the rules. The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday that the Federal Trade Commission is putting the company under the spotlight for anti-competitive practices by pressuring toy manufacturers to stop supplying to discount chains. It appears Toys R Us is far from being indicted for any wrongdoing, but the very announcement cast a dark shadow over the company that is supposed to be our children’s best friend.

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