J. Jill Closing Stores – Popular retailer J. Jill is closing all stores according to an announcement to the Security Exchange Commission – here is the list of store closings.

J. Jill is closing all stores by January, 2009 and that could mean great deals for Christmas consumers, it also means a bleak economy.

The list of popular retailers announcing store closings comes as a shock to many because these are well known, well loved stores whose absence will leave a gaping whole in malls and shopping centers.

Store Closings

Ann Taylor- 117 stores nationwide are to be shuttered
Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug,and Catherine’s to close 150 stores 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
Loews to close down some stores
Dillard’s to close some stores

The J. Jill closing stores headline is the first of many; all those unemployed people, all that empty retail space…

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