Francesca’s to Close 140 Stores, May Pursue Bankruptcy

Houston — Francesca’s Holdings Corp. will close 140 stores throughout the country by Jan. 30, 2021, the Houston-based women’s apparel and accessories retailer announced on Nov. 16. According to The Wall Street Journal, the 140 shuttered stores represent about 20%…

Charming Charlie Reopens Cumberland Mall Location in Atlanta

Atlanta — On September 25, 2020, women’s apparel and fashion accessories retailer Charming Charlie reopened its first physical store at Cumberland Mall in Atlanta. This comes after the Houston-based retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in summer 2019 — the…