Toys R Us has announced that it will be closing over 180 stores in 2018. The Columbia location is one of four Missouri Toys R Us stores that will be going out of business. Locations in Cape Girardeau, Bridgeton, and Chesterfield will also be closing.

According to USA Today, the closings are part of the retailer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization plan, and that store closing sales will begin in February. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Columbia store is expected to close for good some time in April.

Toys R Us in Columbia is on the corner at the intersection of Stadium Drive and I-70. The store address is 1901 Bernadette Drive, Suite 101.