Here are the Six Bed Bath & Beyond Stores Closing in Illinois
It looks like people are going to have to go online to buy their bath towels in the future.
While at least some, not all, of the Bed Bath & Beyond stores in Illinois are closing it appears a few have managed to avoid the chopping block.
You have to wonder how long those that didn't close up will remain open though.
I'll be honest, I feel like I liked the idea of Bed Bath & Beyond more than I actually liked the store. Not sure what it was but it was never a top consideration when I needed stuff for beds, baths, or even beyond.
Not that I want the place to close, because I know what empty storefronts and jobless people do to cities and economies but I always kind of thought a lot of their stuff was a bit overpriced for what you'd get.
At the same time Bed Bath & Beyond always had some form of coupon that you could use to knock the price down a few bucks.
It was similar to a Hobby Lobby coup model where, if you just work a bit more, you could probably save a whole bunch of money on your purchase.
Well, people must have decided against working harder to save a few bucks and are just buying things similar to what Bed Bath & Beyond offers online, like Amazon, or in person at Walmart, and/or Target.
That said, I did buy a really cool popcorn maker from Bed Bath & Beyond years ago that somehow I still own.
Anyway, Bed Bath & Beyond announced they are closing six stores in Illinois and they are, per WQRF via MSN:
- Bourbonnais: 2056 North State Route 50
- Carbondale: University Mall, 1265 E. Main Street
- Fairview Heights: Fairview Center, 6611 N. Illinois
- Gurnee: 6132 Grand Ave., Gurnee Mills Mall
- Joliet: 2850 Plainfield Road
- Schaumburg: 915 East Golf Road
Bed Bath & Beyond has not announced when these stores will officially shutter. Keep checking for updates.