BANKRUPTCY

Payless Shoes Requesting to Close More Stores in Wake of Bankruptcy

The company filed for Chapter 11 in April

  NATIONAL —┬áThe company behind Payless Shoes is asking a bankruptcy court for permission to close 408 more stores. Company officials say they need to cut at least 10 percent more of their volume after the closure of about 400 stores in the last two months. The company filed for Chapter 11 in April. The Payless store in Moorhead is…

CEO of Camping World Says Fargo’s Gander Mountain Location Will Stay Open

These signs hinting at the location's closure went up on Thursday

  FARGO, ND — A CEO says Gander Mountain of Fargo will stay open even though store front signs say, “Going out of business,” and “everything must go.” The CEO of Camping World, the company which won a bankruptcy auction on Gander Mountain, said Fargo’s store will remain open in a Tweet. It’s located along I-94 and 45th Street South….

Moorhead’s EasTen Shopping Center to Lose Payless Shoesource

The Payless at West Acres Mall will remain open

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — We first told you last night that Payless Shoesource has filed for bankruptcy and will shut down 400 stores. We can now confirm that the Moorhead store in the EasTen Shopping Center is on the closure list. A Payless on South University Drive in Fargo closed in February. The Payless at West Acres Mall will remain…

Fargo Based Vanity Shutting Down; West Acres Loses 12th Store

This brings another hit to West Acres, who will lose its 12th Store

FARGO, N.D. — After nearly 60 years, Fargo-based Vanity is closing its stores across the country. In an exclusive interview with KFGO News, Board Chairman Jim Bennett said the women’s fashion retailer has filed for bankruptcy and will close 140 stores in 27 states. Bennett says competition from internet retailers was a significant factor in the decision. “We take a…