Big Department Store in Philadelphia, PA, Closing — ‘We are grateful for the loyalty’
A big box department store in Philadelphia is shutting down after nearly 20 years.
And, sadly, this is just the latest in a string of store and restaurant closings in the City of Brotherly Love.
- 75-year-old Jewelry Store in Near Philadelphia Closing For Good
- Big Supermarket Chain Announces it's Shutting Down a Store Near Philadelphia
- Target Closes One of its Big Stores in Philadelphia
- In the past couple of years, H&M closed two stores in Center City
- Wawa closed several stores in Center City
- Rite Aid at 23rd & Walnut closed
- Walgreens closed its flagship store at Broad and Chestnut
According to a published report in The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Marshalls store in Snyder Plaza will close for good just after Thanksgiving.
TJX, the parent company of Marshall's told the paper of the store off of Snyder Avenue between I-95 and Columbus Blvd., "We are grateful for the loyalty of our Philadelphia customers," but they did not say exactly why the store is shutting down.
Townsquare Media's WPST was first to report the news last month.
In a statement to that station, a company spokesperson said, ""We are always assessing and reviewing our real estate strategies, and our decision to close this store reflects that thinking."
Second closure in Philadelphia
This is the second Marshalls store in Philadelphia that has closed over the past several months.
Around the beginning of the year, their Center City location shutdown. In that situation, the company partially blamed a lack of people working the city after COVID as a reason to end its run.