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Charles Lazarus

Toys ""R"" Us

1948 - 1994

Retail

1940 b. 1923
male
Personal
Born-Died1923
BirthplaceDistrict of Columbia (DC)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1940

Lazarus revolutionized the toy industry with his chain’s “cookie-cutter” uniformity, one-price discount policy, and deep inventory of 18,000 individual items. Toys “R” Us was one of the fastest growing and most profitable firms in the history of American retailing.