Are you a fan of Wet Seal? If so, we have some bad news for you as they is closing all of its 171 locations. This includes three locations right here in West Michigan.

Business Insider reports that the company sent a letter January 20 to all of the employees working at its corporate headquarters that the office would be shutting down and laying off all of its employees.

The stores at Grand Rapids' Woodland Mall, Muskegon's Lakes Mall, and Crossroads Mall in Portage will all be closing along with 168 other locations throughout the country.

In 2015, the retailer closed 338 of its stores.

The closing of Wet Seal follows announcements earlier this month that The Limited would be closing all of its stores, and that many Sears and Macy's stores across the country would be closing.


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