Another teen clothing retailer is shutting down 400 stores, including some in the region.

Clothing store rue21 announced it is planning on closing hundreds of stores. The retailer posted a statement on social media: “It’s true — we are closing some stores. It was a difficult but necessary decision. We still have hundreds of locations across the country, and our website rue21.com, open for business.”

One store at the Waterstone Center in Mason has already closed, and another store next to the University of Cincinnati in the U Square @ The Loop development is set to close. A third store at the Bridgewater Falls development in Hamilton will also close.

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