By Joshua Burd
Women’s clothing chain Bebe will close all of its stores, including nine in New Jersey, making it the latest national retailer that’s slated to leave behind vacant spaces around the state and across the country.
Published reports say Bebe filed documents late last week that said it would liquidate its remaining inventory and close nearly 180 locations. The company, which joins the list of retailers that have been hurt by the rise of e-commerce, is expected to closes its stores in May.
According to NJ.com, the list of store closures includes:
- Menlo Park Mall in Edison
- Garden State Plaza in Paramus
- The Mall at Short Hills
- Cherry Hill
- Freehold Raceway in Freehold
- Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence Township
- Jersey Gardens Outlet in Elizabeth
- Jersey Shore Premium Outlets in Tinton Falls
- Gloucester Premium Outlets in Blackwood
For more, see Friday’s story by USA Today.
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