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AJ Wright Closing Down

AJ Wright Closing Down - The Beach Blvd. location of the discount retailer A.J. Wright will be among the brand’s 71 to shutter as part of The TJX Companies Inc.’s consolidation plan, the company said in a news release.

TJX, which also operates the brands T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods, announced the plans Dec. 10. The store at 11160-101 Beach Blvd., near St. Johns Bluff Road in the St. Johns Square shopping center, is the only Florida store to close permanently. The stores are expected to close by mid-February.

The company’s two A.J. Wright distribution centers in Indiana and Massachusetts will also close.
The closing of the stores and distribution centers is expected to eliminate 4,400 jobs.

The 91 remaining A.J. Wright stores that are not shuttered will be converted to one of the company’s other three brands. The two other Jacksonville locations are at 5149 Normandy Blvd. near Cassat Avenue and 934 Dunn Ave. near Interstate 95. It is not yet known which brand the other Jacksonville stores will reopen under.

AJ Wright Closing Down


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