Earlier this year, it looked like the Toys.com domain name was going to come up for sale again due to the Toys R’ Us bankruptcy. In fact, in May of this year, I wrote about the court documents that indicated Toys.com would be up on the auction block, after selling for $5.1 million in 2009.
It looks like the sale of Toys.com is not going to happen though. If you visit Toys.com, you can see a message on the landing page that says:
“Guess Who’s Back? Geoffrey’s back & ready to set play free for children of all ages.”
Clicking the “learn more” link takes visitors to a press release from early October announcing that the assets will be acquired by the creditors rather than sold to another entity: