What happened to Body Central clothing?

What happened to Body Central clothing?

After Body Central Corp. announced it was exploring Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it is now shuttering all of its 265 stores. The Jacksonville-based women’s clothing retailer was originally looking to alternative, but found that it didn’t have the means.

Did Body Central go out of business?

New York — Embattled apparel retailer Body Central has gone out of business and closed its entire remaining store base, effective Sunday evening, according to attorney for the company Gardner Davis.

Is Wet Seal still open?

Wet Seal is an American fast fashion retailer headquartered in Los Angeles, California….Wet Seal.

Former Wet Seal headquarters in Foothill Ranch, California
Founded 1962
Defunct January 27, 2017 (Retail stores only)
Headquarters Los Angeles, California
Number of locations Currently online only

What happened to Arden B?

Launched in 1998, Arden B was teen retailer Wet Seal’s answer to mall chains like Bebe, Guess and Express. Alas, the sexed-up separates brand has breathed its last, with Wet Seal announcing Friday morning that it is shutting down Arden B’s operations.

Who owns Wet Seal?

Gordon Brothers
Wet Seal/Parent organizations

What happened to the store Wet Seal?

Wet Seal returned with extended sizing, meaning the retailer is officially back and so much better than ever. Things weren’t going so swell for Wet Seal. The retailer filed for bankruptcy for the second time in its history in February 2017, so it looked like consumers would have to bid the brand a final adieu.

When did Contempo Casuals close?

Perhaps the brand was already in financial trouble. Six years later, in 2001, Contempo Casuals disappeared from America’s malls when all of its remaining stores were converted into Wet Seals and Arden B (which are also now defunct).

What year did Arden B close?

In 2014, Arden B said goodbye for good, just a few years before its parent company did.

What year did Wet Seal go out of business?

Wet Seal was predominantly based in malls. In January 2015, it moved to close 338 out of a total 511 stores, signaling the end was in sight.

What does wet sealed mean?

A “wet seal” as it relates to the building envelope industry is generally referred to as the application of an elastomeric, gun-grade joint sealant at the interface of a glass unit and the adjoining frame and/or gasket of an existing window unit.

Why is it called Wet Seal?

Wet Seal was founded in 1962 as Lorne’s and was incorporated as Wet Seal in 1990. The name reportedly came from the founder’s wife who, at a fashion show, said a model in a bathing suit reminded her of a wet seal. In its heyday, the retailer expanded into multiple chains.

Who bought Wet Seal?

In 1984, a Canadian retail store chain named Suzy Shier acquired Wet Seal, paying $2 million for the struggling and little-known business. The purchase marked the beginning of years of robust growth and Wet Seal’s ascendancy to prominence in the fiercely competitive California retail market.