Corporate officials with Toys "R" Us have decided to close the doors at the store located in Grand Junction near Mesa Mall. The announcement came today and will impact a total of 30 jobs locally. The decision to shut down the store was part of a nation–wide comprehensive review which calls for closing a total of 73 stores. Officials predict the store to close in early spring and are planning to have a liquidation sale starting tomorrow. Kathleen Waugh with Toys "R" s says that employees may be offered other positions within the company or severance packages.
The store in Grand Junction has been open since 1992.