Macy’s temporarily closes stores in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus
Macys

FILE- This May 2, 2017, file photo shows corporate signage at Macy’s flagship store in New York. Macy’s is lowering its annual earnings guidance after the department store struggled through the second quarter and was forced to mark down prices. The department store said Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, a combination of factors including a fashion miss, slow sell-through of warm weather fashions and the accelerated decline in tourism caused rising inventory levels. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

NEW YORK (KRQE) – In response to the widespread COVID-19 outbreak, Tuesday Macy’s announced that it will temporarily close all stores by end of business March 17, 2020, through March 31, 2020. This includes all Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bluemercury, Macy’s Backstage, Bloomingdales the Outlet and Market by Macy’s stores. 

Macy’s, Inc. will provide benefits and compensation to its impacted workforce.

Jeff Gennette, chairman and chief executive officer of Macy’s, Inc. said in a news release Tuesday, “During this closure, we will continue to serve our customers through our e-commerce sites.”

All three Macy’s, Inc. brands – Macy’s, Bloomingdales and Bluemercury – will continue to serve customers through macys.combloomingdales.com and bluemercury.com and on its mobile apps.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Video Forecast

Historic winter storm is slowly coming to an end

More Weather Video Forecast
Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss