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Pier 1 will close all 540 stores, including 6 in Mississippi

Pier 1 Imports Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will close its remaining 540 stores across the nation, including its six outlets in Mississippi. Pier 1 announced in January that two stores in Mississippi, including one in Ridgeland, which closed Jan. 28, were to be among the 450 stores the chain would close in an effort to preserve the chain’s ...

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BILL CRAWFORD: Stores closed by online competition impact community finances

J.C. Penney announced it will close five stores in Mississippi communities – Columbus, Corinth, Greenville, Meridian, and Oxford. Earlier Sears announced three closures in Columbus, Jackson, and McComb, with more to come. Even Wal-Mart has closed stores, in Belmont, Mantachie, Sardis, Walnut, Derma and Nettleton.    Two years ago Radio Shack closed 20 stores in Mississippi, in Jackson, Hattiesburg, Meridian, ...

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