Seven Family Dollar Stores in the Twin Cities are closing in June with the plan of converting them into Dollar General stores.
Also closing are four Payless ShoeSource stores in Minnesota. The permanent closures are part of the Kansas-based retailer’s recent bankruptcy filing. The retailer said this week it will begin closing 400 stores out of the more than 4,000 it operates around the world as it looks to restructure.
The Payless stores in Minnesota on the closings list are in Cottage Grove, Elk River, Moorhead and Medford.
The store closures are part of a major disruption in the retail landscape as more consumers shop online or at different kinds of stores, such as off-price retailers. In the last several months, the Limited, Wet Seal and American Apparel have shut down or are in the process of closing all their…