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March 13, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Ranger Surplus in Rockville Closing Next Month

After almost 42 years of business, Ranger Surplus will close its doors. The retailer serves campers and boy scouts, among others, with its Army and Navy apparel. In a Facebook post, the owner explained that most consumers now turn to online to shop “without seeing the wisdom of physically shopping/supporting small retailers.” The owner also […]

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February 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Pike and RIO Pier 1 Imports Closing

Pier 1 Imports announced in January a plan to close up to 450 locations, or about half of its total store count. The Texas-based home decor retail chain will close their two Montgomery County stores by spring, according to the Store Reporter. Markdowns are already in progress at the Rockville Pike and Rio stores. The […]

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November 6, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Nothing Lasts Forever: Two More Impending Closures at Lakeforest Mall

Forever 21 and F.Y.E will be closing at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg.   Forever 21 is expected to close 111 locations in the U.S. after filing for bankruptcy in September. The fast-fashion retailer released a revised list of possible store closings. The Lakeforest location is one of the few in Montgomery County that was planned to continue operating but […]

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July 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Penney’s Closing at Lakeforest Mall

The JC Penney department store at the Lakeforest mall has closed, laying off 113 employees, according to a Maryland website that tracks layoffs. The store is closing, according to a “Dislocation Alert Template,” supplied by the Maryland Department of Labor. The website says the store closed July 5, but the notice went out July 15. […]

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