DALLAS— Small-town discount retailer Alco Stores will close after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved an order by the company's creditors to shutter its stores. Alco, based in the Dallas suburb of Coppell, said at the time that it intended to stay in business while reorganizing. The company last year moved its headquarters to Texas from Abilene, Kansas.» Read More
When Crumbs shuttered its remaining stores, it seemed like an abrupt ending for a company that opened a decade ago to ride the wave of popularity of the sugary treat.
NEW YORK, July 8- Cupcakes still lined the counter of an empty and unlit Crumbs Bake Shop on 42nd Street in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, the day after the largest U.S. cupcake retailer announced it was closing. Gina Mackey and Raquel Baquero of Queens stopped by the store after they heard the news that it would be closing.