PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – KB Toys says its planning a comeback!

The toy retailer, which went out of business in 2009, said via a statement on LinkedIn they have been working on several models to resurrect the “Great American Toy Store.”

READ MORE: Gas Prices Continue To Fall In New Jersey, Pennsylvania And Delaware

Small Toy Stores Hoping To Capitalize On Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy

And now that Toys “R” Us plans to  close all its U.S. locations, KB Toys says it will resurrect sooner than planned.

READ MORE: Many Families Expected To Travel To Jersey Shore For July 4: 'I Gave Up Other Things Just To Make It To Ocean City'

Toys ‘R’ Us To Honor Gift Cards For Next 30 Days 

They plan to open about a thousand pop up stores before Black Friday this year. The company says they’ll decide after the shopping season which stores will become permanent.

KB Toys also says it’s looking for toy manufacturers or distributors and former KB Toys associates. For more information, click here.

MORE NEWS: Investigation Underway After 2-Alarm Fire Leaves Man Dead, 2 Firefighters Injured

KB Toys was acquired by Strategic Marks, LLC about a year ago.