Bradley’s Book Outlet has announced that all of its stores will be closing, including the DuBois Mall location.

“The past couple of years have been a struggle with the stores overall not producing a profit,” said Owner Mike Paper in a press release. “I was OK with that for several reasons — first and foremost it kept the jobs of the people I admire and respect, which is what makes this such a difficult decision. Due to the virus and the viability of many of our malls, we have reached a point where the stores are losing money and I don’t see a path forward for a turnaround.”

According to the release, a liquidation sale will start this Friday.

A few stores do remain profitable and the owner is entertaining all offers to ensure employees still have their jobs, the release said.

Locations closing include:

DuBois Mall, 5522 Shaffer Road, DuBois, Pa.

Nittany Mall Suite #614, 2901 E. College Ave., State College, Pa.

Logan Valley Mall, 5580 Goods Lane, Altoona, Pa.

Cranberry Mall, 6945 US Route 322 Cranberry, Pa.

Grove City Premium Outlets, Suite#1020, 1911 Leesburg-Grove City Road, Grove City, Pa.

Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., Indiana, Pa.

Pittsburgh Mills Suite #142, 590 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Tarentum, Pa.

Uniontown Mall, 1368 Mall Run Road, Uniontown, Pa.

Bradley’s Book Outlet is family-owned, with a main office located in Blawnox. Bradley’s Book Outlet started out with one store which opened in 1993 and expanded to have eight locations.

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