South Portland store will close, despite sign saying otherwise
SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- The South Portland Babies “R” Us store is closing, but those working at the store have been telling customers that isn't true.
Corporate offices say the store is still closing.
A communications manager says over email that the Babies “R” Us in South Portland will close, but a sign reportedly put up by employees says the store is staying open.
In an email, Corporate Communications Manager Nicole Hayes says that the South Portland Babies “R” Us is still on the closure list, however, the liquidation date has not yet been determined.
Toys “R” Us is closing 182 stores nationally, as the company tries to reduce storefronts by 20 percent.
Customers are caught in the middle of the confusion.
As for the Toys “R” Us across the street from the Maine Mall, that will be staying open.
Just one other store in Maine will be closing.