Plans to close these 9 Massachusetts stores , Pier 1 petitions for Financial protection

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Pier 1 Imports petitioned for Chapter 11 liquidation insurance and reported Monday that it will close 450 areas across the nation.

The organization is additionally during the time spent shutting two circulation habitats to mirror its modified store impression.

Nine Massachusetts areas will close, including the recently declared conclusion of the Holyoke area, as indicated by Pier 1′s Facebook page.

The areas to be shut have just been expelled from the discover a-store work on the Pier 1 site.

In Holyoke, proprietor Edward J. Barowsky of BRE Development Inc. said back in October that the Pier 1 at 98 Lower Westfield Road would shut down. A telephone message at the store Monday said Feb. 26 is its last day.

Wharf 1 has not put out rundown of the considerable number of stores it will close. However, Business Insider gathered a rundown by contrasting a more seasoned show it had and the Pier 1 site after the stores that are to be shut had been evacuated.

As indicated , missing from the rundown are stores at:

  • 120 Granite St., Braintree
  • 1 Worcester Road, Framingham
  • 289 North Main St., Leominster
  • 133 Turnpike St., North Andover
  • 555 Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield
  • 122 Colony Place Road, Plymouth
  • 145 Highland Ave., Seekonk
  • 9 Mozzone Boulevard, Taunton

Staff members at the Pittsfield area on Monday affirmed the conclusion however didn’t have a clue when the most recent day will be.

As indicated by the amended guide, zone Pier 1 areas that will stay open are: 571 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury; 249 Hartford Ave., Bellingham; and 34 Hazard Ave., Enfield, Connecticut.

A month ago, Pier 1 announced that its practically identical store deals fell 11.4% in its latest quarter contrasted and a similar timeframe a year prior.

The chain said it is experiencing difficulty contending with online retailers and discounters.

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Eric Powell

Powell has written and provided artwork for Dark Horse, DC Comics and Marvel Comics, but is most regarded for his original series The Goon, which debuted from the small publisher Avatar Press.