Pier 1 will close 450 stores "to better align its business with the current operating environment," according to a recent message to investors.

Business Insider has compiled a list of 270 stores that have been removed from the Pier 1 website.

Closing signs have been posted at the Stafford Marketplace store, other local stores reportedly set to close include:

  • 4609 Duke Street Alexandria
  • 3901 Richmond Hwy Alexandria
  • 1717 Clarendon Blvd Arlington
  • 5857-A Leesburg Pike Falls Church
  • 8105 Sudley Rd Manassas
  • 21050 Southbank Sterling

“Although decisions that impact our associates are never easy, reducing the number of our brick-and-mortar locations is a necessary business decision," said Robert Riesbeck, CEO and chief financial officer. "We thank our team of hard-working associates for their commitment to Pier 1 and to serving our customers.”

Stores remain open in Woodbridge, Fredericksburg, Gainesville, Fairfax and Leesburg.

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