Kelly Tyko

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Shopping: These retailers will either make it or break it in 2021From J.C. Penney to Victoria’s Secret, here are 8 retailers who will either make it or break it in 2021.Staff Video, USA TODAYWill your Macy’s be one of the unlucky ones to shut its doors permanently?A day after confirming more stores would close, the department store chain Wednesday revealed a new round of store closures. Macy’s, Inc., which also runs Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury, identified the 36 namesake stores and one Bloomingdale’s expected to shutter by or before midyear. The company also listed nine stores that recently closed.The string of closures are part of Macy’s three-year plan to close one-fifth of its stores, or roughly 125 locations, which was first announced in February 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic led to temporary store closures starting in mid-March.In September, Macy’s, Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Gennette said the timeline for permanent store closings could be adjusted as the company monitors the competition and the recovery from the pandemic.Is your Bed Bath & Beyond closing?: See the list of stores slated to close by the end of February 2021Shopping malls at risk:  Malls were struggling before COVID-19 and now have more empty stores. What’s next after the pandemic?”Retail today has been disrupted. And while that disruption creates challenges, it also holds opportunity,” Gennette told analysts during the September quarterly earnings call. “With many competitors closing or struggling, we see the potential to bring new customers into our brands and gain market share.”As of Oct. 31, Macy’s Inc. had 764 total locations, including 544 Macy’s locations, 54 Bloomingdales’s including outlet stores and 166 Bluemercury stores.Some of the liquidation sales have already begun and most are expected to start this month and will run from eight to 12 weeks.Macy’s store closures – spring 2021The following stores are slated to close by the end of Macy’s first quarter, which ends April 30, 2021. The Utah store is scheduled to close mid-year, Macy’s says. Arizona Macy’s store closurePhoenix: Paradise Valley MallCalifornia Macy’s store closingsEl Cajon: Parkway PlazaRichmond: Hilltop MallConnecticut closing Macy’s storesWaterbury: Brass Mill CenterWaterford: Crystal MallFlorida Macy’s closing storesPort Charlotte: Port Charlotte Town CenterDaytona Beach: Volusia MallGeorgia Macy’s store closureHawaii Macy’s closing storeLahaina: Hyatt Regency MauiIdaho closing Macy’s storeIdaho Falls: Grand Teton MallIllinois Macy’s store closureChicago: Water Tower PlaceIndiana Macy’s store closingBloomington: College MallMaryland closing Macy’s storeMissouri Macy’s closing storesIndependence: Independence CenterJoplin: Northpark MallCape Girardeau: West Park MallNew York Macy’s stores closingNew Hartford: Sangertown SquareWhite Plains: White Plains GalleriaOhio Macy’s closing storesMentor: Great Lakes MallMansfield: Richland MallCincinnati: Tri-County MallTennessee Macy’s store closuresCollierville: The Avenue Carriage CrossingJackson: Old Hickory MallTexas Macy’s stores closingDenton: Golden Triangle MallCollege Station: Post Oak MallSan Antonio: Shops at RivercenterSan Antonio: Rolling Oaks MallLewisville: Vista Ridge MallUtah closing Macy’s storeSandy: South Towne Center (Closing mid-year)Washington Macy’s closing storesFederal Way: The Commons at Federal WaySpokane: NorthTown MallClosing Bloomingdale’s storePreviously announced Macy’s closingsSome stores have already closed or will close in the coming weeks.Monterey Furniture, CaliforniaWinter Haven, FloridaCambridgeside, MassachusettsLima, Ohio (scheduled to close by the end of April)Lloyd Center, OregonClosed Macy’s storesThe following stores recently closed with the Colorado and Delaware stores converting to “omni service centers,” meaning they are closed for in-store shopping and focused on pickup and fulfillment options.Southwest Plaza, ColoradoDover Mall, DelawarePark Place, ArizonaBloomingdale’s Medinah Temple, IllinoisOakbrook Furniture, IllinoisWoodfield Furniture, IllinoisCommack, New YorkEastland Furniture Clearance, OhioHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaFollow USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTyko


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