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Popular retail store closing another location in Michigan

Kristen Walters

A major retail store chain that has grown in popularity through the years recently announced that it would be closing another one of its Michigan store locations this week. Read on to learn more.
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On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, the well-known clothing store chain Banana Republic will be closing another one of its Michigan store locations in Grand Rapids, according to local reports.

The affected Banana Republic store is located inside the Woodland Mall at 3195 28th Street in Grand Rapids. The store has been a retail staple of the mall for nearly twenty years.

Banana Republic is a popular clothing retailer that offers what many would consider stylish apparel and accessories for men and women. Unfortunately, with the closing of the Woodland Mall store location, local shoppers who prefer to buy from brick-and-mortar stores as opposed to shopping online have lost a key shopping destination for quality fashion.

The closing of this Banana Republic location may also have a ripple effect on those employed by the store. The loss of jobs can be devastating for those affected, and many families may suffer as a result.

This could also be a sign that large retail clothing chains are becoming less popular. With more people shopping online for their clothing needs, larger retail stores and malls may need to consider other ways to keep customers coming back.

Kristen Walters is an independent business news writer informing readers about grand openings and store closings in their area. She has no affiliation with the business or organization featured in this story. Send inquiries, info, or corrections to

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