11 December 2008
The nations number 2 toy retailer, KB stores has declared bankruptcy and will close down it’s 277 stores citing a “sudden” drop in sales. The companies 11,000 employees will be left looking for work.
KB Stores was founded in 1922. The store began as a candy wholesaler and later grew to become one of the largest toy store retailers in the world. KB was able to make it through the first great depression but couldn’t manage to survive the current collapse. ~ read more
k*b toys has five stores in louisiana: bossier city, gonzales, houma, metairie and slidell ~ source k*b toys.com store locater