Temporary Stores by Toys R Us for the Holiday Season

A Wall Street Journal article (September 15,2009) describes a plan by Toys R Us to open 350 temporary stores that will stay open during the holiday season and then shut down.  The stores will be smaller and will carry the hot selling toys.  A surge in temporary staff during the period will man these stores.  Will such temporary stores that match demand surges become the norm in the retail industry ? Will the convenience but narrow SKU range be an acceptable tradeoff ?

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