(April 26, 2001) -- KB Toys, Pittsfield, Mass., has won its bid for substantially all of the inventory of defunct eToys.com as part of the auction process in the company's bankruptcy proceedings. The inventory, including items from categories such as preschool, games, girls and boys toys, video hardware and software, and specialty and collectible items, represents more than $40 million in merchandise at retail prices. KB Toys will offer it to customers at a discount throught its stores and KBkids.com site. -- Adrienne Mand
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