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20. Toys 'R' Us
2007 revenue: $13.6 billion
Fiscal year end: Jan. 31
2007 Employees: 70,000
Industry: Specialty retailers
CEO: Gerald L. Storch
Location: Wayne, N.J.

The toy retailer operates almost 600 Toys `R' Us stores and more than 250 Babies `R' Us stores across the United States and licenses/franchises more than 680 international stores in 33 countries. It was taken private in 2005 by an investment group including Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Bain Capital Partners, and Vornado Realty Trust.

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