SAY WORD! | THINK TWICE ABOUT USING YOUR GIFT CARDS AS THOUSANDS OF STORES NATIONWIDE ANNOUNCE CLOSINGS
It is undeniable that consumerism is experiencing hard times as shoppers scale back on their purchases this year. Below are some retail sector companies that have either closed, are closing or are scaling back in ’08 and ’09.
If you have any gift cards, store money cards or credit slips from retailers that maybe shuttering all-together, it might be wise to you use them right away lest you lose them.
Here are some of the retailers along with links to the respective news source(s):
Circuit City; Ann Taylor; Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug; Cache; Eddie Bauer; Talbots; J.Jill; GAP; Footlocker; Bombay; Zales; Disney; Home Depot; Linens and Things ; Pacific Sunwear; Pep Boys; Sprint/Nextel; Ethan Allen; Wilson Leather; Sharper Image; KB Toys; and Dillard’s.