Like so many brick-and-mortar stores, the rise of online shopping has hit Bed, Bath, & Beyond hard in recent years. Plus, the pandemic hasn’t done them any favors either. According to CNBC, the company has “seen quarter after quarter of declining sales and spent money” as it tries to bring customers back with store renovations and private labels instead of the national brands it once carried. in its infancy and which had been initially attracted. customers to them in the first place. In a bid to prevent the ship from sinking completely, for lack of a better term, the company announced on Wednesday that it would be closing 56 stores across the country.

Are Indiana and Kentucky Bed Bath & Beyond stores closing?

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The company announced in August that it would be closing stores, but did not specify which ones at the time. It also cut 20% of its workforce, according to CNBC, including corporate-level positions and supply chain staff.

The company operates 11 stores in Indiana and seven in Kentucky. Fortunately, for those who work in these locations and residents of these areas who shop there, none of the 18 total locations were on the list of closures the company released on Thursday, which is obviously good news. However, this does not mean that they are completely safe.

Bed Bath & Beyond appears to be closing around 150 locations in total

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The 56 closures announced on Thursday are just the first wave of stores the company plans to close, and the timing for the closing of the roughly 100 remaining stores has not been announced by the company. So while the Indiana and Kentucky sites survived this round, it remains to be seen if they will continue to survive.

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