|Pier One Imports at 5857 Leesburg Pike, Bailey's Crossroads.|
Meanwhile, a sign in the window says everything is marked down 20 to 40 percent.
A Jan. 6 earnings report from the home decor company says it will shutter 450 of its locations in response to decreased sales. There are 973 Pier One stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Pier One is just one of many retailers planning to close locations in 2020 as part of what Business Insider calls the “retail apocalypse.” Among other companies with locations in the Annandale/Mason district area: Bed Bath & Beyond plans to close 60 stores, Sears will close 51, and Walgreen’s will close 200.
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Bed Bath & Beyond and Walgreens haven’t announced which stores are closing. Neither the Sears in Seven Corners nor Landmark Mall is on the most recent list of store closings announced by the company.