Rumors (?) regarding store closings

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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.
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    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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    I news googled a few of them. Some are being sold, some are filing for bankruptcy, all are bleeding money.
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    do test tube babies have navels.....*shaking head* lol..of course they do sillie..they are implanted into the womb...not grown in a test tube to maturity but you know that....i wonder how many people google that...after seeing it?

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