A POPULAR discount store and rival to Dollar General is closing.
Check if your city is affected by this latest store closure.
The Dollar Tree in Greenridge Plaza in Staten Island, New York is scheduled to close on April 30.
The store is on the way to being closed as numerous aisles have already been taped over.
In fact, only greeting cards, snacks and housewares remain in the otherwise barren store.
An orange sign was put up on the door this weekend to announce the closure and communicate the newly revised opening hours.
From April 10th until it closes on April 30th, the store will be open daily with reduced opening hours from 8am to 6pm.
Dollar Tree will soon join a number of other stores that were formerly housed in Greenridge Plaza but have since closed.
The StateFarm office and local businesses Chocolate Fantasy and Ralph’s Ices have all closed.
According to local news outlet silive.com, there are rumors in the community that the mall could be converted for a new Aldi store.
However, this Staten Island store isn’t the only Dollar Tree location to be closed.
The nationwide retailer is also closing its store in Laramie, Wyoming.
Earlier this month, a store employee confirmed to The US Sun that Dollar Tree would be closing that location forever on May 7th.
Store closures like this have become a familiar story in the US
Even retail giants like Walmart, Staples and Gap are closing stores this month.
The US Sun has compiled a full list of store closures in April and beyond so you can see if your city is affected.
The state of America’s malls and malls has even been dubbed a “retail apocalypse” in post-pandemic consumer sentiment.
Four major retailers have already filed for bankruptcy this year.
Meanwhile, department store Macy’s plans to close more than 100 locations by the end of 2023.
And Foot Locker has announced it will close 400 “underperforming” locations as part of the company’s “lace-up” strategy.