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Teen retailer rue21 to close 400 stores, including five in Connecticut

Teen retailer rue21 to close 400 stores, including five in Connecticut Teen retailer rue21 to close 400 stores, including five in Connecticut
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Retailer rue21 is closing 400 of its stores nationwide, including some in Connecticut.

The company says the closure is a "difficult, but necessary decision."

Five of the affected locations are in the state.

The stores shutting their doors include Westbrook, Waterbury, Meriden, Manchester and Trumbull.

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