Christopher & Banks this week filed for Chapter 11 reorganization and authorized store closing sales to be conducted by Hilco Merchant Resources. The store closing process has begun at more than 400 stores nationally, including locations at Alton Square Mall in Alton and St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights and some in the St. Louis region.
The chain dates back to 1956 in Minneapolis. Christopher & Banks offers a variety of missy, women’s and petite sizes in their stores, now at 40-60% off the original price, the company said Wednesday.
“The closing stores feature an abundant assortment of merchandise at very significant price reductions. Customers will save on their favorite apparel for work, play and special occasions”, a spokesperson for Hilco Merchant Resources stated. “We encourage shoppers to visit their nearby location now and take advantage of these tremendous savings before it’s too late.”
Store fixtures are also being sold as part of these closing sales.
A full list of closing locations is detail are also available on the Christopher & Banks Store Locator page.
Christopher & Banks online sales will continue. Closing discounts will not apply to online purchases. Here are the Illinois locations: