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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) The children clothing store Gymboree will soon be closing four stores in Arkansas.
The four Arkansas Gymboree stores that are closing are at Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville, and then Park Plaza, Outlets of Little Rock and McCain Mall, all in Little Rock.
was a difficult decision to make, but we are confident that it is in the best long term interest of our Company, our customers and our broader employee base, CEO Daniel Griesemer said in a statement.
The stores that will be shutting down will begin their closing sales next week. You can check which stores are closing here.
As of April, the San Francisco based company operated about 1,
280 locations. It also owns the Janie and Jack and Crazy 8 brands, and has more than 11,000 employees, according to a filing. Most of the store closings will be Gymboree and Crazy 8 locations.
So far this year,5,300 store closingshave been announced, according to Fung Global Retail Technology, a retail think tank.