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This Iconic Store Is Closing All Its U.S. Locations

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: After 95 years in business and 49 successful years operating brick and mortar stores in the United States, legendary chocolatier Godiva is closing all of its U.S. stores. The beloved brand will be shuttering all 128 of its stateside shops, the company announced in a statement. Read on to discover when your local store is likely to be closing up shop. And for more stores that aren't long for this world, This Iconic Clothing Store Is Closing at Least 200 Locations.In a statement, Godiva CEO Nurtac Afridi announced that the brand would be shuttering its stateside stores by the end of March 2021. "Of course, this decision was difficult because of the care we have for our dedicated and hardworking chocolatiers who will be impacted. We are grateful for all they have done to make wonderful moments for our consumers and spread happiness through incredible customer service and living our values and behaviors," said Afridi.The store closure news is quite an about-face for the popular confectioner, which in 2019 had announced plans to open 2,000 Godiva cafés around the globe. However, while the brand may be closing its stores in the U.S., customers will still be able to buy Godiva products online and through a number of pharmacies, grocery stores, and specialty stores across the country."We are making it even easier for our consumers to enjoy Godiva, whether that's by treating themselves or gifting, so that everyone can have access to our premium chocolate," Afridi said, noting that the brand will "continue to increase [its] presence" in other shops throughout the country.Godiva isn't the only brand that's made some major changes since the pandemic hit; read on to discover which other stores are closing their doors. And for more stores shutting down in the wake of COVID, This Popular Clothing Chain Just Filed For Bankruptcy.Read the original article on Best Life.

This Iconic Store Is Closing All Its U.S. Locations

After 95 years in business and 49 successful years operating brick and mortar stores in the United States, legendary chocolatier Godiva is closing all of its U.S. stores. The beloved brand will be shuttering all 128 of its stateside shops, the company announced in a statement. Read on to discover when your local store is likely to be closing up shop. And for more stores that aren't long for this world, This Iconic Clothing Store Is Closing at Least 200 Locations.

In a statement, Godiva CEO Nurtac Afridi announced that the brand would be shuttering its stateside stores by the end of March 2021. "Of course, this decision was difficult because of the care we have for our dedicated and hardworking chocolatiers who will be impacted. We are grateful for all they have done to make wonderful moments for our consumers and spread happiness through incredible customer service and living our values and behaviors," said Afridi.

The store closure news is quite an about-face for the popular confectioner, which in 2019 had announced plans to open 2,000 Godiva cafés around the globe. However, while the brand may be closing its stores in the U.S., customers will still be able to buy Godiva products online and through a number of pharmacies, grocery stores, and specialty stores across the country.

"We are making it even easier for our consumers to enjoy Godiva, whether that's by treating themselves or gifting, so that everyone can have access to our premium chocolate," Afridi said, noting that the brand will "continue to increase [its] presence" in other shops throughout the country.

Godiva isn't the only brand that's made some major changes since the pandemic hit; read on to discover which other stores are closing their doors. And for more stores shutting down in the wake of COVID, This Popular Clothing Chain Just Filed For Bankruptcy.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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