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Catherines plus-size retailer to permanently close all of its stores in bankruptcy. See the list.

Plus-size retailer Catherines will permanently shutter all of its 320 bricks-and-mortar stores but plans to continue as an online-only store.

The upcoming closures were announced as parent company Ascena Retail Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday.

The New Jersey-based company said it has reached an agreement to sell Catherines’ intellectual property and transition its e-commerce business to City Chic Collective Limited.

Ascena also operates 2,800 stores across Justice, Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor Loft, Lou & Grey and Cacique. More than 1,600 stores could close across all the brands, court records show.

“It is with a very heavy heart that we must let you know that we will be closing all of our Catherines stores,” a letter to customers said. “The COVID-19 global pandemic has had a tremendous financial impact on our business and it saddens us to make this difficult decision.”

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