Payless ShoeSource to close all North American shoe stores, including three Gilbert locations

Payless ShoeSource's three Gilbert locations will close this spring following the company’s decision to close all North American stores.

The company has stores at Val Vista Towne Center, 1505 E. Warner Road, Ste. 103; Crossroads Towne Center, 3855 S. Gilbert Road, Ste. 102; and SanTan Village, 2180 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 105, in Gilbert.

Payless announced mid-February that it would file for bankruptcy and close all stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. Customer gift cards and store credit will be valid until March 11, and liquidation sales are expected to continue until late March through the end of May, according to a statement from the company.

Payless stores in other parts of the world will remain open, according to the statement.

Val Vista Towne Center
480-635-0782
www.payless.com/stores-location/AZ-GILBERT-1015.html

Crossroads Towne Center
480-857-0561
www.payless.com/stores-location/AZ-GILBERT-1377.html

SanTan Village
480-786-8058
www.payless.com/stores-location/AZ-GILBERT-2889.html

By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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