A major office supply store in unincorporated Stone Mountain is closed.
Signs up on the windows at the tell would-be customers, several of whom stopped by the store Monday afternoon: "This store has closed. But Staples is still nearby."
Those signs include the addresses of the and the
On Tuesday, Staples' public relations manager Karen Pevenstein provided the following statement on the store closing:
"We always evaluate our store performance to ensure we’re operating the business in the best way. The store we are closing in Stone Mountain is only one of more than 1,500 stores throughout the United States, and we have other convenient locations in Gwinnett County to meet the needs of our customers. We are able to offer transfer options to all associates who want to remain with the company to other Staples locations.
We hope our customers in this area will continue to shop with us in our other area locations including Tucker, Snellville, Lithonia or online at Staples.com.
This store closing is not indicative of Staples’ overall business nor part of a major restructuring program. We plan to open additional stores in the US and Canada this year."
Pevenstein said the store closed Dec. 31 and had been at the location since 1999. Staples' headquarters is located outside Boston.