23 November 2008

Store Closings: Before and After the holidays.

A sign of our current economic mess, many retail chains are going out of business. Here is a list of stores I recieved as an email. As I did not author the email, I cannot vouch for the complete accuracy of the list, but it is something to keep in mind. I would be sure to verify your stores status through a corporate office or corporate site prior to buying any gift cards.

Here's the list:

** Circuit City stores... most recent (? how many)
** Ann Taylor- 117 stores nationwide are to be shuttered
** Lane Bryant,, Fashion Bug ,and Catherine's to close 150 storenationwide
** Eddie Bauer to close stores 27 stores and more after January
** Cache will close all stores
** Talbots closing down all stores
** J. Jill closing all stores
** GAP closing 85 stores
** Footlocker closing 140 stores more to close after January
** Wickes Furniture closing down
** Levitz closing down remaining stores
** Bombay closing remaining stores
** Zales closing down 82 stores and 105 after January
** Whitehall closing all stores
** Piercing Pagoda closing all stores
** Disney closing 98 stores and will close more after January
** Home Depot closing 15 stores 1 in NJ (New Brunswick)
** Macys to close 9 stores after January
** Linens and Things closing all stores
** Movie Galley Closing all stores
** Pacific Sunware closing stores
** Pep Boys Closing 33 stores
** Sprint/ Nextel closing 133 stores
** JC Penney closing a number of stores after January
** Ethan Allen closing down 12 stores
** Wilson Leather closing down all stores
** Sharper Image closing down all stores
** K B Toys closing 356 stores
** Lowes to close down some stores
** Dillard's to close some stores

1 comment:

Amy F said...

Sorry, but you got duped. This is a fraudulous email chain. See Snopes for details.
http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/storeclosings