Zellers to close March 14

The stock continues to be sold at a discount as Zellers in Williams Lake approaches its pending closure.

The stock continues to be sold at a discount as Zellers in Williams Lake approaches its pending closure.

On March 14 the store will be closed and its employees will no longer have a job there.

Tiffany Bourré, external communications manager, Hudson’s Bay Company wouldn’t disclose the number of associate numbers, however, said the average Zellers store has around 100 associates.

The closure comes amidst closures of Zellers stores across the country.

“We are keeping three open, one in White Rock, one in Toronto and in Montreal,”  Bourré said.

Most of the stock will be sold in liquidation, with sales going on and the deals increase closer to closure date.

Boitanio Mall said Wednesday the mall manager was visiting Williams Lake on Wednesday, however,  there are no clues so far if or what business might occupy the space presently housing Zellers.

 

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