It's unfortunately a familiar message shared by small businesses and large corporations across the country: Going out of business.
Closures include name-brand retailers, local shops and restaurants declaring bankruptcy or closing altogether.
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Shoppers are sharing the heartbreak as fabled stores feel the effect of the pandemic. Coronavirus bankruptcies include J.Crew, Neiman Marcus and Pier One, just to name a few.
These Houston-area businesses have announced closures as the result of the coronavirus pandemic:
- Acadian Bakers
- Blackbird Izakaya
- Broken Barrel
- Night Heron
- Penny Quarter
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