Bed Bath & Beyond plans to close 37 more stores, including the location in Plainview, the home goods retailer recently announced.
The closures will be part of Bed Bath & Beyond’s 2020 initiative to close about 200 stores over two years, said the Union, New Jersey-based company.
The latest round of closures will close stores in 19 states, including seven locations in the state of New York, the retailer said.
Most of the 37 stores will close by the end of February, Bed Bath & Beyond said.
The Plainview store is located at 401 S. Oyster Bay Road and is the largest tenant in Woodbury Plaza, a mall whose other tenants include Trader Joe’s, Banana Republic, Men’s Wearhouse and Trek Bikes.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., which also owns the BuyBuy Baby chain, did not respond to a Newsday inquiry about how many employees would be affected by the closure of the Plainview store.
In July 2020, the company announced a plan to close approximately 200 stores, approximately 21% of its total Bed Bath & Beyond stores, over two years as part of a “store network optimization project” to tailor its real estate portfolio to the right size. and focus on cost savings.
It had closed 170 by November 27, the end of its fiscal third quarter, the company said on January 6.
One of these stores was on Long Island – the Manhasset location closed in February.
Also in November 2018, Bed Bath & Beyond closed two other Long Island stores – in South Huntington and Inwood.
There are now 10 Bed Bath & Beyond stores on Long Island, including locations in Riverhead, Westbury, Oceanside and New Hyde Park.
Pr. On November 27, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. owned 995 stores, including 809 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in the United States and Canada; 133 BuyBuy Baby Stores; and 53 stores under the names Harmon, Harmon Face Values or Face Values.