National chain closure tracker - SW Idaho

Here's the rundown of national chains with closures announced or pending that have stores in Boise and SW Idaho.


Abercrombie & Fitch

  • What's happening: Closing 100 stores.
  • SW Idaho stores: One in Boise Towne Square
  • Local impact: Locations not yet announced

Family Christian Stores

  • What's happening: Closing all locations
  • SW Idaho stores: One at Fairview & Milwaukee in Boise
  • Local impact: Local store will close


  • What's happening: Closing all stores... probably
  • SW Idaho stores: Village at Meridian, Boise ParkCenter, Treasure Valley Marketplace Nampa
  • Local impact: All stores will close with a liquidation sale, unless a buyer for the chain can be found≥


  • What's happening: Closing 138 stores
  • SW Idaho stores: Boise Towne Square, Nampa Gateway, Twin Falls, Burley
  • Local impact: Burley store will close. Also, store in LaGrande, OR will shutter. The retailer says more stores could be announced in the future.


Noodles & Co.


  • What's happening: Closing 78 Kmart and 30 Sears stores
  • SW Idaho stores: Sears - Boise Towne Square, Magic Valley Mall. Kmart - Nampa. (Sears Hometown store in Nampa and Sears Outlet in Boise are not impacted)
  • Local impact: No Idaho stores closing in this round.

Rite Aid/Walgreens

  • What's happening: Merging, pending FTC approval
  • SW Idaho stores: Too numerous to list, many adjacent
  • Local impact: The FTC has indicated the merged retailer will have to divest stores. A small regional chain known as Fred's (not to be confused with Fred Meyer) is likely to pick up the stores the two chains shed - as many as 865.



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