There has been no word on which — if any — Ohio stores would be closing in the coming months. A list is said to be released in March, according to a company statement.
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2. MC Sports declares bankruptcy
MC Sports, a Midwest-based sporting goods store, announced Thursday its plans to close all 68 of its stores across the region.
The company filed for bankruptcy in early February. The chain has a presence in 12 cities in Ohio, including stores in Piqua, Springfield and Wilmington.
The company was founded in 1946 in Michigan, and operates in seven states.
3. 4 local Christian gift stores set to close
Christian faith-based gift and book store chain Family Christian announced it's closing all of its 240 stores nationwide, including four locations in the area.
The chain has 12 locations in Ohio including locations in Beavercreek, Miamisburg, Springdale and Mason.
Family Christian President Chuck Bengochea said poor sales contributed to the decision, after the company had two “very difficult” years after filing bankruptcy.
Approximately 40 “under-performing” Carrabba’s Outback, Bonefish Grill and Flemings restaurants will close by the end of the year.
The company, Bloomin’ brands Inc., said it will close restaurants across the country but did not name which locations were at risk. Each restaurant has a local presence.
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• Carrabba’s Italian Grill has restaurants in Washington Twp., Mason, Troy, Columbus and Cincinnati.
• Outback Steakhouse has restaurants in Centerville, Cincinnati, Dayton, Kenwood, Mason, Columbus.
• Bonefish Grill has restaurants in Dayton, West Chester Twp., Columbus and Cincinnati
• Flemings has a location in Beavercreek at The Greene Town Center
The chain has more than 1,500 restaurant locations nationwide.