“The company said on Monday the tablet, dubbed Tabeo, will sell for $149.99 and will be loaded with child-friendly apps and integrated controls that allow parents to customize levels of Internet access for each family member. It will be available starting October 21,” Bhattacharjee and Peters report. “Toys R Us, which was taken private in 2005 by KKR & Co, Bain Capital and Vornado Realty Trust in a $6.6 billion deal, is facing tough competition from rivals including Amazon.com, Target Corp and Wal-Mart Stores Inc, which often sell toys at lower prices.”
Bhattacharjee and Peters report, “The company said the 7-inch, multi-touch table will have wi-fi capability, a 4GB flash memory, and will come with 50 free, preinstalled apps aimed at children.”
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