Adios, Alabama: Retailer Shuts 3 Stores: Selling Everything Including Fixtures and Equipment

Ash Jurberg

The ongoing financial issues of the discount retailer Tuesday Morning have led to them selling everything - including fixtures and equipment.
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Last month I wrote an article about the discount retailer known as Tuesday Morning closing ten of its stores in Alabama.

All items were on sale, but now there is a new development with the company literally selling everything in the store- including fixtures and equipment.

Let's take a look at the ongoing story.

Tuesday Morning

Tuesday Morning was founded in Texas in 1974.

Several years ago, it had 687 stores across the United States, but it has faced many financial issues since then. Last month the company filed for bankruptcy; it was the second bankruptcy filing for the company in three years.

At the time of the filing, it also announced it would close over half of its stores, including ten in Alabama. They also closed three Alabama stores in 2020. Once these stores are closed, there will be just 215 left in the United States and only six in Alabama.

In announcing the store closures, the company stated it would:

Enable the company to reduce its outstanding liabilities, obtain the significant and necessary capital, and ultimately transform into a nimbler retailer that serves heritage markets in a profitable manner.”

List of stores closing in Alabama

  • 1620 Montclair Road, Eastwood Village, Birmingham, AL 35210
  • 1695 McFarland Boulevard, Northpoint Plaza, Northport, AL 35476
  • 1705 Montgomery Highway South, Riverchase Promenade, Hoover, AL 35244
  • 1720 Gulf Shores Parkway, Paradise Isle, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
  • 2019 Sixth Avenue Southeast, Southland Plaza, Decatur, AL 35601
  • 3051 Dauphin Street, Midtown Mart, Mobile, AL 36606
  • 3114 Ross Clark Circle, Circle West Shopping Center, Dothan, AL 36303
  • 5223 US Highway 280, Brook Highland Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35242
  • 6275 University Dr. NW, Westside Centre, Huntsville, AL 35806
  • 7900 Bailey Cove Road SE, Bailey Cove Shopping Center, Huntsville, AL 35802

The stores listed for closure above offered sales on all items, and savvy shoppers took advantage of this by snapping up bargains.

Everything is on sale- even the kitchen sink!

When the business says everything is for sale, they really mean it. The website has now been updated to state that even the store fixtures and equipment can be bought.

A banner is displayed on the Closing Down sales page advising customers to speak with the store manager about fixtures and equipment for sale.
Photo byScreenshot of Tuesday Morning website

It remains to be seen how much extra funds the business will gain from selling off fixtures and equipment and if this will save the remaining stores.

Customers buying merchandise on sale at Tuesday Morning stores closing due to bankruptcy should be aware that returns are not allowed.

There have been reports that other retailers such as TJ Maxx and Ross Dress for Less are eyeing off stores abandoned by Tuesday Morning, so perhaps they will be interested in purchasing the discounted equipment.

I will continue to update readers with any new developments in this story.

For the latest list of all stores closing in Alabama, please check out this article. To keep up to date with the latest retail developments but sure to follow me.

Your thoughts

Do these store closures affect you? Will you visit one of these stores to find a bargain? Are you concerned about the number of retail stores closing in Alabama? Should the government offer more financial support for struggling retail businesses? Are you hopeful that new retailers will take over the locations of closing stores?

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