The Macy’s department store chain is closing more stores this year, including one at Lee’s Summit.
In a statement, Macy’s said, “After careful consideration, Macy’s has decided to close our Summit Fair site. This closure is part of the company’s strategy announced in early 2020.… The decision to close a store is always difficult, but Macy’s Summit Fair is grateful for having served our customers and the community over the past 13 years.
She directed customers to her Oak Park Mall stores in Overland Park and Town Center Plaza in Leawood, as well as macys.com and the Macy’s app. It also has a location at Metro North Crossing in Northland.
A clearance sale will begin this month and will last from four to 12 weeks.
Regular and non-seasonal employees of the Lee’s Summit store will be placed at a nearby Macy’s store or be eligible for severance pay, including reclassification resources, the company said.
In early 2020, Macy’s announced it would close “125 stores in lower-level malls within three years” and explore new non-mall formats.
The 120,000-square-foot, one-level Summit Fair store opened at 900 NW Blue Parkway in August 2009. It featured living rooms, glass bead chandeliers, graphic wallpaper, plush rugs and screen TVs. flat.
The Independence Macy’s closed in early 2021. The Prairie Village Macy’s closed in early 2020 and is being redeveloped for a grocery store, fitness center, and office tenants.
This story was originally published January 5, 2022 10:34 a.m.