Domino's Booger Woman Gets Sentenced

Domino's Booger Woman Gets Sentenced

On Friday the woman who narrated the Domino’s booger video that made national headlines plead guilty and received sentencing. [More]

Walmart Shuts Down For 3 Hours After Shoppers Go Crazy

Walmart Shuts Down For 3 Hours After Shoppers Go Crazy

The Los Angeles Times says that a Walmart in Upland, California had to kick everyone out and shut down for 3 hours this morning, because shoppers lost their damned minds. [More]

Bally's Members Still Paying Dues For Closed Gym

Bally's Members Still Paying Dues For Closed Gym

Ten miles isn’t always a quick or easy trip. That’s the message that the former members of a Bally’s club in Vancouver, Wash. want to get across to the chain after their local branch closed with little to no notice. Bally’s claims that they don’t need to end contracts or refund members’ dues since there is another Bally’s within ten miles of the club, but the drive tops half an hour for some customers—not exactly convenient.

Rumor: Game Crazy To Close 200 Locations

Rumor: Game Crazy To Close 200 Locations

Joystiq reported last night that Game Crazyplans to close 200 of its approximately 680 locations at the end of October.” There’s no official list of which stores are closing yet, so feel free to ask your local Game Crazy employees and see if you can scare them.

Infamous Domino's Where Gross-Out Video Was Recorded Closes Doors

Infamous Domino's Where Gross-Out Video Was Recorded Closes Doors

Remember that Domino’s Pizza, the one in North Carolina where Kristy and Michael recorded themselves doing gross things to the food? The Charlotte Observer has reported that the location has gone out of business, at least for now—”closed signs have been placed in the windows and the phone has been disconnected.”

See The US Postal Service's List Of Proposed Closings

See The US Postal Service's List Of Proposed Closings

Is your post office on the list of locations (PDF) the USPS is considering closing to save money? We checked and our last one in Brooklyn isn’t, which proves that they didn’t base the list on degree or intensity of suck, or it would have been closed, burned down, and the earth salted.

http://consumerist.com/2009/05/20/sorry-canada-gm-is-shutting/

Sorry, Canada. GM is shutting down 42% of their dealerships north of the border. [Bloomberg]

GM To Close Up To 1200 Dealers

GM To Close Up To 1200 Dealers

The automotive bloodbath continues today as GM plans to eliminate up to 1,200 dealerships. The dealers could start getting notification as soon as Friday.

Chrysler Will Close One Fourth Of Its Dealerships Next Month

Chrysler Will Close One Fourth Of Its Dealerships Next Month

Mark Calisi, 47, who owns Eagle Auto-Mall in Riverhead, New York, says he was “devastated” to learn that his dealership would be closed. He said Chrysler accounts for a third of his business, which also sells Volvo, Mazda and Kia, and that on Thursday he had to sack 30 of his 100 employees.

http://consumerist.com/2009/03/09/18-million-is-the/

18 million is the number of square feet of retail space vacated by Circuit City. Yikes. [Consumer Reports]

http://consumerist.com/2008/12/30/according-to-bloomberg-retailers-expect/

According to Bloomberg, retailers expect to close 73,000 stores in the first half of 2009, because no one bought enough Christmas presents. Thanks, Marc!

Office Depot To Liquidate 122 Stores

Bloomberg is reporting that Office Depot will close 10%, or 122, of its stores and cut 2,200 jobs as a result. They will also close 6 distribution centers. [Bloomberg]

Commitment Phobic? This Circuit City Store Is Closing, But Still Hiring

Here’s a job opportunity for those of you who don’t like long commitments.

Circuit City Doesn't Sell Fire Extinguishers

Circuit City Doesn't Sell Fire Extinguishers

Just in case you were wondering.

Circuit City Liquidator Demonstrates Its Ability To Do Math

Circuit City Liquidator Demonstrates Its Ability To Do Math

Reader Scott went to the closing Circuit City in Oklahoma City and found that there weren’t many deals to be had. He also noticed that Circuit City’s liquidator seems to be having a problem calculating their discounts.

Saks To Close Tween Makeover Paradise "Club Libby Lu"

Saks To Close Tween Makeover Paradise "Club Libby Lu"

Saks has announced that they will be closing Club Libby Lu, an unprofitable tween-girls “makeover” chain that apparently exists. For $25-$40 girls could paint themselves with temporary tattoos, make bracelets and get a “Club Libby Du.” (We think that last thing is a hairstyle. At least, we’re hoping that it is.)

Liquidations: Say Goodbye To Tweeter

Liquidations: Say Goodbye To Tweeter

Bankrupt high-end electronics retailer Tweeter is going away for good says the Boston Globe.

Few Deals To Be Had At Circuit City Liquidation Sales

Few Deals To Be Had At Circuit City Liquidation Sales

The Wall Street Journal took a look at Circuit City’s current predicament today and concluded that they’re in deep sh*t. But that’s great for bargain hunters, right? Nah. Not really.