Home » MBJ FEATURE » Dillard’s closes 200 stores, all six in Mississippi

Dillard’s closes 200 stores, all six in Mississippi

UPDATE: Dillard’s and Belk, two of the three anchors at Northpark in Ridgeland have reopened since temporarily closing.


Original story (which was posted April 7) …

All six of the Dillard’s department stores in Mississippi have temporarily closed due to the corona virus pandemic.

They are among at least 200 stores closing out of 285 in the Little Rock-based retail chain.

The closing of the Dillard’s in Northpark mall in Ridgeland leaves the mall without any of its three anchor stores, the others being Belk and J.C. Penney.

All stores are maintaining their online sales, according to company spokesperson Julie Johnson Guymon.

The other Mississippi stores are in Biloxi, Meridian, Southaven, Vicksburg and Hattiesburg.


… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About MBJ Staff