Local Business and Municipal Leaders React To Staples Store Closing At Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle
Staples is set to permanently close its doors on February 7th putting at least fifteen workers OUT OF WORK. Shawn Cunningham has reaction from the business community and municipal leaders on the unfortunate trend of several retailers folding in Aroostook County. 00:00 Presque Isle Staples will close its doors on February 7th. (TAKE GRAPHIC) In […]
The Sears store in Presque Isle will close to the public in mid-January. The store will remain open until then for customers. The store has 63 employees. Those employees are eligible to receive severance. They also have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Sears or Kmart stores. The liquidation sale will begin […]
DESPITE NUMEROUS CLOSINGS NATIONWIDE, IT LOOKS LIKE THE COUNTY J-C PENNEY STORE IN THE AROOSTOOK CENTRE MALL IS SAFE FOR NOW. THE TROUBLED RETAILER ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT IT’S CUTTING TWO-THOUSAND JOBS AND CLOSING 33 OF ITS “UNDERPERFORMING” STORES. A COMPANY PRESS RELEASE LISTED THE 33 STORES ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK…THERE WERE NO MAINE STORES LISTED. J-C […]
Aroostook County has lost two more businesses as the bookstores, Mr. Paperback, has announced it will shut it’s doors.That means more empty storefronts and a direct hit to our economy. News Source 8’s Dick Palm explains why Mr.Paperback is packing up after all these years.