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Old 11-19-08, 12:13 PM
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Stores Closing

It seems there are lots of stores that are closing due to the "recession" and the fact that people are not shopping. If you have any "gift cards" from these stores, make sure you use them, or you will lose them !

Watch those store money cards and gift cards.. and credit slips! Stores that informed the Security Exchange of closing plans between October 2008 and January 2009.

P.S. I cannot attest to the accuracy of this list so you will have to determine that yourselves. As well as to which locations are affected.

Circuit City stores... most recent (? how many)

Ann Taylor- 117 stores nationwide are to be closed

Lane Bryant,, Fashion Bug ,and Catherine's to close 150 store nationwide

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.

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Old 11-19-08, 12:53 PM
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Thunder and damnation! That's a lot of stores! Once the dust clears, we'll have to see what left, eh?
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Old 11-19-08, 01:47 PM
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Here is a link if anyone is interested:

http://www.volunteertv.com/home/headlines/34621329.html
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Old 11-19-08, 03:24 PM
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That posted list doesn't match up very well with the list in that link.
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Old 11-19-08, 03:51 PM
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KB toys in the mall I go to always seems to have liquidation/etc. sale in January for the past few years but they never seem to leave.
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Old 11-19-08, 03:57 PM
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I don't know where the OP got his info. That link is the closest I could come to finding those stores on a list. I could find no mention anywhere of Movie Gallery closing all of their stores.
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Old 11-20-08, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by gjamesm View Post
I don't know where the OP got his info. That link is the closest I could come to finding those stores on a list. I could find no mention anywhere of Movie Gallery closing all of their stores.
The story linked above says this about Movie Gallery: Movie Gallery closed 160 stores as part of reorganization plan to exit bankruptcy. I think the closings are done, unless more are coming.....
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Old 11-20-08, 08:04 PM
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Those stores are closing because of 4 things:

1-Economic Recession
2- Wal-Mart
3- Many of them sold overpriced stuff
4- Imbecile CEOs

Wal-Mart sadly has replaced a lot of this stores and as long as the government protects them, they'll continue bullying other businesses to the ground. There is also the CEO greediness and corporate stupidity that comes along and bring stores like Circuit City to bankruptcy. As long as there is no corporate accountability, stores like CC are going under.
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Old 11-20-08, 09:29 PM
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it's like "George Carlin" said, though, our country is just 1 big cesspool of shopping malls. I mean, do we really need that many stores??? Also, has anyone thought that there could be a ceiling to the economy???
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Old 11-20-08, 10:47 PM
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My bad....i did not mean, "has anyone thought that there could be a ceiling to the economy???" I worded it wrong. What i meant to say, could there be a ceiling to retail growth??? Better
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Old 11-21-08, 02:11 PM
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Talbots not closing:

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Old 11-21-08, 07:35 PM
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Anyone know where you can find a list of the Disney stores closing?
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Old 11-21-08, 09:44 PM
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Damn.. that's a lot of stores.
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