And Teens Everywhere Cried: American Eagle Outfitters Set To Close 150 Stores

And Teens Everywhere Cried: American Eagle Outfitters Set To Close 150 Stores

Soon a graphic T-shirt-sized hole will appear in the hearts of teenagers across America. That’s because American Eagle Outfitters is gearing up to shut down more than 100 stores. [More]

Office Depot Shuttering 400 Stores, Because No One Wants To Compete Against Themselves

Office Depot Shuttering 400 Stores, Because No One Wants To Compete Against Themselves

Are too many office supplies a bad thing? Apparently so for Office Depot and Office Max. As the merger of the two companies gets underway an overlap of stores in the same areas means some stores will be closing their doors. [More]

Surprise: Working In A Closing Ultimate Electronics Really Sucks

Surprise: Working In A Closing Ultimate Electronics Really Sucks

Consumerist readers know that liquidation sales at big-box stores usually offer nothing but large, rude crowds and crappy deals. An anonymous Ultimate Electronics employee who is also a longtime reader wrote in to offer some tips for shoppers who want to check out the sale. Those tips are really more of a rant about what it’s like to work in a store that’s being liquidated. [More]

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.

No Love at the Radio Shack; Store Closings and Resume Fakeries

No Love at the Radio Shack; Store Closings and Resume Fakeries

s besieged CEO Dave Edmonson on Friday. The company operates 7,000 stores, all of which need your zip code to sell you batteries.