Macy's Set to Close 14% of it's StoresAs online sales continue to trump brick-and-mortar retail sales, stores are closing yet again. Retail giant Macy's has announced their plan to close 14% of it's stores (100).
Sears Closing 68 Kmarts And 10 Sears Stores NationwideNot a great day for Sears and it's employees. Sears will be closing down 68 Kmart stores and 10 Sears stores nationwide.
Sports Authority Closing Stores Across North TexasSports Authority will be closing stores across the stage, which includes North Texas.
These Stores Are Actually Closed On Thanksgiving!It seems so recent that stores were OPEN on Thanksgiving… just a few years ago? The first time I heard it I though… whaaaaa? Maybe it’s a short-lived trend that we collectively frown-upon and many stores have announced they’re closed on Thanksgiving this year. REI made headlines last week because they were also closed on Black Friday. Which makes me want to shower them with money on Saturday in pure appreciation.
Blue Bell Is Back!It's not 100% yet (meaning there's no set date for the return of sales), but Blue Bell's Alabama plant has been cleared by health officials to resume the production of ice cream for sale, according to Karen Robinson-Jacobs of the Dallas Morning News. While officials have told other sources that they were"producing ice cream there for sale," the company has yet to make an official statement.
Hardware Stores Prepping For Influx Of "50 Shades" Sales
CVS To Stop Carrying Cigarettes/Tobacco ProductsIt was announced today that pharmacy retailer CVS will stop carrying tobacco products, including cigarettes, by October 1st.
Trader Joe's Adds A Second Location In Dallas