Fashion Bug, “Look Great, Spend Less”, is a place to find cute trinkets, shoes, clothes and provided plus sized women with a means to be CHIC. Well that shopping trip will soon be no more.The Ascena Retail Group Inc., which recently acquired Fashion Bug’s parent company, Charming Shoppes, has announced it will be closing all 600 locations of the women’s retailer in 43 states by early 2013. Charming Shoppes, which operates, among other things, the LANE BRYANT® and CATHERINES PLUS SIZES® retail store brands and e-commerce businesses, will now operate as a separate subsidiary of Ascena.
There are 14 stores in the DMV area:
Glen Burnie MD (two locations)
Baltimore MD (two locations)
In these last months look for sales and going out of business signs.
Do you shop at Fashion Bug? Will you miss it?