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After announcing that it will be closing 240 locations earlier this year, H&M has closed its two-story NorthPark Center store.

Over ten years after H&M NorthPark’s flashy grand opening, the fast-fashion brand said that sales have been affected by the Omicron variant, tightened COVID-19 related restrictions in some countries and the halting of sales in Russia earlier this year.

In addition to closing 240 locations, H&M aims to add 95 stores in other markets, including expanding to countries such as Cambodia, Ecuador, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Albania.

But what will NorthPark do with the two-story hole where H&M used to be? We aren’t sure yet, though the Dallas Morning News has some ideas. Retail reporter  thinks it might be the perfect fit for Japanese fast-fashion brand Uniqlo, but NorthPark has not confirmed any contenders yet.

If you’re looking for a neighborhood H&M, the one in Galleria Dallas is still open and has not announced any intention to close.

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