TOYS "R" US, INC.
JOHN H. EYLER, JR.
DATED AS OF
January 6, 2000
TOYS "R" US, INC.
AGREEMENT (this "Agreement"), by and between Toys "R" Us, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the
"Company"), and John H. Eyler, Jr. (the "Executive"), dated as of January 6, 2000. Capitalized terms used in this
Agreement and in Exhibit A hereto that are not defined in the operative provisions shall have the meanings
ascribed to them on Exhibit B hereto.
1. Employment Period. The Company hereby agrees to employ the Executive and the Executive hereby agrees to
remain in the employ of the Company subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, for the Employment
Period. The term "Employment Period" means the period commencing on January 17, 2000 and ending on the
second anniversary of such date as automatically extended for successive additional one-year periods unless, at
least six months prior to the scheduled expiration of the Employment Period, the Company, based upon a
determination by the Board, shall give notice to the Executive that the Employment Period shall not be so
2. Terms of Employment.
(a) Position. (i) Commencing on January 17, 2000 and for the remainder of the Employment Period, the
Executive shall serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The Executive shall be based in
Paramus, New Jersey.
(ii) During the Employment Period, and excluding any periods of vacation and sick leave to which the Executive is
entitled, the Executive agrees to devote his full time during normal business hours to the business and affairs of the
Company and to use his best efforts to perform faithfully and efficiently such responsibilities. The Executive shall
be entitled to not less than four weeks of paid vacation during each calendar year of the Employment Period.
(iii) During the Employment Period, the Executive may, so long as such activities do not materially interfere with
the performance of his