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Old 11-25-2008, 04:08 AM
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Rumors (?) regarding store closings

I can't attest to this list's accuracy, but generally the person who sends me this kind of thing is fairly reliable.

Looks like retailers are pulling in their horns in hopes of weathing this economic storm that's dumping on us.


Ann Taylor - 117 stores nationwide are to be shuttered
Bombay closing remaining stores
Cache will close all stores
Circuit City stores… most recent (? how many)
Dillard’s to close some stores.
Disney closing 98 stores and will close more after January.
Eddie Bauer to close stores 27 stores and more after January
Ethan Allen closing down 12 stores.
Footlocker closing 140 stores more to close after January
GAP closing 85 stores
Home Depot closing 15 stores 1 in NJ (New Brunswick)
J. Jill closing all stores
JC Penney closing a number of stores after January
K B Toys closing 356 stores
Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug, and Catherine’s to close 150 store nationwide
Levitz closing down remaining stores
Linens and Things closing all stores
Lowes to close down some stores
Macys to close 9 stores after January
Movie Galley closing all stores
Pacific Sunware closing stores
Pep Boys closing 33 stores
Piercing Pagoda closing all stores
Sharper Image closing down all stores
Sprint/ Nextel closing 133 stores
Talbots closing down all stores
Whitehall closing all stores
Wickes Furniture closing down
Wilson Leather closing down all stores
Zales closing down 82 stores and 105 after January.
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Old 11-25-2008, 04:14 AM
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I can't attest to this list's accuracy, but generally the person who sends me this kind of thing is fairly reliable.

Looks like retailers are pulling in their horns in hopes of weathing this economic storm that's dumping on us.


Ann Taylor - 117 stores nationwide are to be shuttered
Bombay closing remaining stores
Cache will close all stores
Circuit City stores… most recent (? how many)
Dillard’s to close some stores.
Disney closing 98 stores and will close more after January.
Eddie Bauer to close stores 27 stores and more after January
Ethan Allen closing down 12 stores.
Footlocker closing 140 stores more to close after January
GAP closing 85 stores
Home Depot closing 15 stores 1 in NJ (New Brunswick)
J. Jill closing all stores
JC Penney closing a number of stores after January
K B Toys closing 356 stores
Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug, and Catherine’s to close 150 store nationwide
Levitz closing down remaining stores
Linens and Things closing all stores
Lowes to close down some stores
Macys to close 9 stores after January
Movie Galley closing all stores
Pacific Sunware closing stores
Pep Boys closing 33 stores
Piercing Pagoda closing all stores
Sharper Image closing down all stores
Sprint/ Nextel closing 133 stores
Talbots closing down all stores
Whitehall closing all stores
Wickes Furniture closing down
Wilson Leather closing down all stores
Zales closing down 82 stores and 105 after January.
I got the same email, warning about buying giftcards that might not be honored after the holidays.

From what I've seen in business sections, the Talbot's closings are wrong. They are dropping the kids and men's lines, that's it.
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Old 11-25-2008, 04:17 AM
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