Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

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Replied by hjm331 on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Who knows
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Replied by Meya on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

What? How far are you from one?:dumbfounded:
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Replied by hjm331 on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

There aren't any Wal-Marts in my area so forget about them.
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Replied by ColoNative on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

If this is the beginning, I don't know if we will have stores to shop at in the near future.


Oh, we'll still have Wal-Mart. They are like cockroaches, they will survive nuclear holicost.
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Replied by hjm331 on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

If this is the beginning, I don't know if we will have stores to shop at in the near future.
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Replied by ColoNative on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Good lord, I hope my little dept store cards do not close down, everything is leaving


I know. I am fearing for Sears/K-Mart. That would just be really weird if Sears were gone.

I think some department stores will leave in certain areas, but overall they will still be around. The smaller stores, not so much. We will see.
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Replied by Meya on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Good lord, I hope my little dept store cards do not close down, everything is leaving :worried:
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Replied by ColoNative on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Man if PacSun is losing down, my PacSun credit card would be deemed worthless. I didnt know they were in financial trouble. Looks like im gonna do more research on this.


I read something on AOL about PacSun; they had a subsidiary or a special concept store-those are the ones closing down.

Whether true or not, after this Holiday season we will see which stores are still around. That is what hapened to Montgomery Ward after the holiday season of 2000; they were already struggling but because sales were down that year, they closed up shop.
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Replied by Meya on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

It's OK, just try hard to remember that a link is always helpful for any author or for us to try and cross reference it. We know that you do provide links when you have info to share. Mainly, thanks for providing it , and trust me we appreciate it.
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Replied by KellBell on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Like I stated, I'm not sure how true it all is...:scared:
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Replied by cireone on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Man if PacSun is losing down, my PacSun credit card would be deemed worthless. I didnt know they were in financial trouble. Looks like im gonna do more research on this.
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Replied by charonh on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Kellbell, reading this is scary, where did you get it from? Geez :scared:
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Replied by hjm331 on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

I advise everyone to use their gift cards ASAP.
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Replied by ColoNative on topic Re: Retail Chain Bankruptcy and Gift Cards

Where did this email come from? Sounds like it could be true but also seems like it could be malicious.
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Here is some information I received via e-mail that may or may not be true. It's just a heads up if you are thinking of purchasing gift cards


I wanted to give everyone a heads up that if you tend to give gift cards around the holidays, you need to be careful that the cards will be honored after the holidays. Stores that are planning to close after Christmas are still selling the cards through the holidays even though the cards will be worthless January 1. There is no law preventing them from doing this. On the contrary, it is referred to as 'Bankrupcy Planning). Below is a partial list of stores that you need to be cautious about.
Circuit City filed Chapter 11]


Ann Taylor 117 stores nationwide closing
Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug ,and Catherine's to close 150 stores nationwide
Eddie Bauer to close stores 27 stores and more after January
Cache will close all stores
Talbots closing down specialty stores
J. Jill closing all stores (owned by Talbots)
Pacific Sunwear closing all stores (also owned by Talbots)
GAP closing 85 stores
Footlocker closing 140 stores more to close after January
Wickes Furniture closing down
Levitz closing down remaining stores
Bombay closing remaining stores
Zales closing down 82 stores and 105 after January
Whitehall closing all stores
Piercing Pagoda closing all stores
Disney closing 98 stores and will close more after January.
Home Depot closing 15 stores 1 in NJ ( New Brunswick )
Macys to close 9 stores after January
Linens and Things closing all stores
Movie Galley closing all stores
Pep Boys closing 33 stores
Sprint/Nextel closing 133 stores
JC Penney closing a number of stores after January
Ethan Allen closing down 12 stores.
Wilson Leather closing down all stores
Sharper Image closing down all stores
K B Toys closing 356 stores
Lowes to close down some stores Dillard's to close some stores

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