MARYLAND – Jewelry and Accessories Retailer Charming Charlie has filed for bankruptcy and will close all 261 stores by the end of August, including five in Maryland. The message marks another graduation in a difficult year for national retailers with stores in Maryland.
The business has offices in the National Harbor, the Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, the Waldorf, the Westview Promenade in Frederick, and New York, according to the company website at the Bowie Town Center.
The retailer became known after its opening in 2004 for the grouping of women's fashion accessories by color. However, recent times have proved tricky for Charming Charlie and the retailer closed 1
Charming Charlie's announcement comes one month after it became known that Dressbarn closes 22 sites in Maryland and all 650 in the US.
Other store closures announced this year include 90 Family locations in US dollars and 11 Maryland Mattress Firm stores.