Toys R Us just closed and a seasonal Halloween store is now in its place but is there a chance we may get a new permanent store soon?

Well, it depends if you follow along with what's going on across the country.

There's a report out of New York, saying Trader Joe's is interested in buying an abandoned Toys R Us stores and turning it into one of their very own.

Getting a Trader Joe's in Rockford would be huge, plain and simple. You'd be kidding yourself if you think this town doesn't need one.

Rockford residents drive all the way to Schaumburg to make a Trader Joe's run. How nice would it be to see one up in the Forest City?

We'll just have to wait and see.

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