Anyone would care to chime in with a prediction about potential Pier 1 Imports layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
The brand will survive, online only... New York (CNN Busieness)Bankrupt Pier 1 Imports is winding down its brick-and-mortar operation, but its brand name will survive online. Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV), an investment firm that buys... — read more
Such a sad day today
Getting word that Pier 1 has 60 days until they close for good unless something changes.
What do you see happening next here?
How can they give no severance to full timers? Even those who have been here for years, sometimes decades? How is that even legal?
Hawaii stores are closing because the cost to operate is too high. Rent is very high, and the cost to get the product from the main land is outrageous too. Payroll is high, it’s just a bad mix. Companies who are there probably are only there to have... — read more
They Filed this morning!. What do you think is going to happen? https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/17/pier-1-files-for-ch-11-bankruptcy-as-talks-with-potential-buyers-continue.html
Do you know how many employees work at the co? How about the HQ at Fort Worth?
Pier 1 closing stores list: https://www.businessinsider.com/pier-1-closing-stores-list-2020-1
We're being told that we are the only FC and we shouldn't worry. However, today there is a guy here that I recognize from corporate. With him is a guy with a badge that says UPS, and he's taking pictures of our conveyors and such.
I find it funny and sad that there is still no official list of which Pier 1 stores are closing, yet a simple online search provides plenty of articles on closing of individual stores that it is very much possible to put together a full list from... — read more
Does anyone know which distribution centers are closing?
My heart is so sad- worked at a store that is closing and even as we pushed through Christmas we’re told “oh no don’t be silly” I feel so dirty because I knew in my heart- completely sad for my career colleagues... this was just a second job to... — read more
Why swear our store is not closing just a few weeks ago and now drop a bomb on us that it is? How little do you have to think of your employees to treat them like that? I'm not sure if I'm more sad, disappointed, or angry about the way this whole... — read more
Am I the only one who is fed up with retail? Just look around, those of us who end up being affected by these closing really don't have too many alternatives to turn to. Every single retail company seems to be in the same situation - layoffs and... — read more
From what I understand from people's posts, GMs know which stores are closing and are currently letting everybody know if they are on the list. If our GM has said nothing and is acting like everything is business as usual, does it mean we are... — read more
Since we do not have the list, we are left guessing. Some DMs know. If you have any information about a store closing, leave it in this thread. Support your source by providing details on how you got the info. Good luck all!
I understand that im talking about the list that we haven't seen yet and that there is a lot of speculation about which stores are set to close, but can we at least say at this point that the closures won’t go beyond that number. Not that I would... — read more
What's the situation with severance? Who is eligible to get it? All full-timers? How much is it per year? Knowing that severance is a guarantee would make all of this much more bearable.
I can't find a list anywhere on the internet and trust me, I've been looking. Every place I look has the same info: 450 stores closing amid fears of bankruptcy, yadda, yadda, yadda... Could it be the case that store managers have been notified... — read more
Stay tuned, more to come soon
Deep employee cuts and more store closings to be announced. More DCs being closed and possible building update for their headquarters. Pier 1 possibly leaving down town Fort Worth?
So I am visiting in NY and noticed two stores (Henrietta and Greece) have storewide sales up to 30% off and signs everywhere. Does this mean they are closing?
The Keene Nh store is now closing. Sales are at 30% off. Expected to close in February.
Pier 1 Imports announced to their store teams that In addition to closing all Hawaii and Alaska stores, half of their Regional Managers and Territory Directors would be let go effective December 7th. This leaves approximately 42 Regional Managers and... — read more
Does anyone know if any of the Pier One stores in North Carolina, specifically Wilmington (we have 2) closing?
Major location for the company. Me no likey this. To announce all these closings right before Christmas seems shady. Loved the Cooper store.
What's your prediction as it relates to the possiblity of Pier 1 Imports Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Pier 1 Kapolei Hawaii Closing in December 2019 As far as I know, this was not on any previous lists. Which means that closings are continuing. Have there been any more announcements in the past few months? I hate they are doing this sneakily... — read more
True or not? Duluth Pier 1 store closing? When is this happening?
Notice Received on: Jan 07, 2019 Company: Pier 1 Imports-Mansfield County: Tarrant WDA: Tarrant County WDA Number of employees laid off: 65 Layoff date (end): Mar 08, 2019 Layoff date (start): Jan 08, 2019 City: Mansfield Source: The State of Texas... — read more
Does someone have a list of Pier 1 stores that will be closed? I am reading multiple reports today and it looks like 100+ stores may be shut down. I found a brief list on the web, it has about 10 stores on it but these listed are the ones that got... — read more
With the consolidation and moving e-commerce business to Columbus ohio and closing its trinity warehouse, pier 1 will eliminate over half of its management salaried staff. A true state of mismanaged blunders and inconsistency from corporate... — read more
20+ -- there you go https://www.mytotalretail.com/article/pier-1-imports-to-cut-corporate-workforce/
I need a list of Pier 1 Locations that will be closing this year. Specifically I’d like to know what address is affected, what will happen with real estate and how many employees are being laid off and/or transferred. Not sure if this info is... — read more
Continued decline in sales are resulting in the need for another round of layoffs. At some time in the next 60-90 days expect to see 50-100 layoffs throughout the company.
What are your thoughts about potential Pier 1 Imports Layoffs in 2019?