Adventure Landing closing Westside park this weekend; Jax Beach location in October
Bad news for fans of water parks, miniature golf, go-karts and laser tag: Adventure Landing is closing its Westside doors on Sunday and its Jacksonville Beach location by fall, according to our news partner, Jacksonville Daily Record.
Godiva is closing all of its stores in the United States
Godvia during Soulmate's "Diamonds for a Girl's Best Friend" Launch Celebration with Sponsors Delilah Bakery, Dubonnet, Godiva and Perrier at Belle Gray in Sherman Oaks, California, United States. Godiva says it is closing all of its luxury chocolate shops in the US. This comes less than two years after the company unveiled plans to open nearly 2,000 shops worldwide. The candies will still be for sale online and at other stores that carry Godiva products. The company is not closing its locations in other parts of the world.
Dunkin’ to close 800 US locations
CANTON, Mass – Dunkin’ is permanently closing about 800 locations across the country. That’s eight percent of its restaurants. The company detailed the changes in its quarterly earnings report thursday, CNN Business reports. The company described the closures as “real estate portfolio rationalizations.”It also said it may permanently close about 350 locations outside of the U.S.
Victoria’s Secret to close 250 stores, Bath & Body Works will close 50, reports say
The company was forced to close stores on March 18 because of the coronavirus outbreak, causing sales to plunge by as much as 45%, the company said Thursday. Kohl's said earlier this week that sales fell 43% last quarter, while sales at L Brands, the parent company of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, dropped 37%. Macy's began reopening stores on May 4 -- just a couple days after its first fiscal quarter came to a close. Macy's is limiting the number of customers allowed inside stores that are reopening and installing social distancing signs and markers. The company says it’s working: “With two weeks of results from reopened stores, customer demand is moderately higher than we anticipated,” Gennette said.
Steak ’N Shake to permanently close 50+ sites
Published: May 12, 2020, 1:34 pm Updated: May 13, 2020, 6:57 amSteak ‘N Shake is losing several dozen of its locations due to financial woes. The chain’s parent company announced Monday that 57 of its restaurants will permanently shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. The commission filing didn’t name which locations were affected. Steak ‘N Shake started 2020 with 553 restaurants, while last year it had 624. Most of its restaurants were shuttered during the pandemic, while others will have drive-thru service.
Sweet Tomatoes closing for good amid coronavirus pandemic, report says
Sweet Tomatoes, also known at Soup Plantation in other parts of the U.S., is closing all of its restaurants permanently, according to the San Diego Tribune. The self-service eatery will close all 97 restaurants it announced Thursday, WKMG reports. San Diego based Garden Fresh Restaurants, which owns Sweet Tomatoes, has been trying to salvage its operations but the coronavirus pandemic took its toll on the buffet-style eatery as the FDA put out recommendations to discontinue this style of serving. And I’m not sure the health departments are ever going to allow it. Sweet Tomatoes opened its first store in Florida in 1990 in Palm Harbor.
Sears at Orange Park Mall will close doors after 45 years
ORANGE PARK, Fla. – In the latest hit to America’s once-booming malls, the last Sears department store in the Jacksonville area is closing. After nearly half a century in business, the Sears department store at the Orange Park Mall is closing. The Orange Park store was not originally included when Sears’ parent company announced another round of closures in November. News4Jax reached out to the store’s parent company Monday, and we have yet to hear back. The Orange Park Mall released a statement about the closing of Sears