rue21 set to close several locations in Alabama

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Teen clothing store, rue21, is set to close 400 stores nationwide, including 14 Alabama locations according to our news partners at AL.com.

The retailer confirmed the news Saturday in a post on their Facebook page.

The following stores are set to close in Alabama:

  • Alabaster – Colonial Promenade
  • Athens – French Farms Pavilion
  • Bessemer – Colonial Promenade Tannehill
  • Birmingham – Promenade of Tutwiler Farms
  • Cullman – Cullman Shopping Center
  • Fultondale – Colonial Promenade Fultondale
  • Huntsville – Valley Bend at Jones Farm
  • Irondale – Eastwood Village
  • Madison – Heritage Square
  • Montgomery – Eastdale Mall
  • Montgomery – Eastchase Plaza
  • Prattville – Premiere Place Shopping Center
  • Saraland – Saraland Gateway Centre
  • Scottsboro – Scottsboro Marketplace

There isn’t a set time for when the stores will close. Rue21 has not announced if it will pursue bankruptcy protection in order to pay a debt load of nearly $1 billion.

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