(WJW) – Several David’s Bridal locations in NE Ohio will likely close.
The news comes just days after reports that one of the largest sellers of wedding gowns in the United States filed for bankruptcy and announced a plan to cut at least 9,000 positions across the United States.
In a letter sent to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announcing upcoming layoffs, the company lists more than 900 locations where closures and/or mass layoffs are “likely” to occur. A dozen of the locations are in Ohio, including several in NE Ohio.
NE Ohio locations include:
- Cleveland: 5445 Mayfield Road Lyndhurst, Ohio
- North Olmsted: Towne Center: 25102 Brookpark Road Ste 168 North Olmsted, Ohio
- Canton: Belden Park Crossings 5514 Dressler Road Canton, Ohio
- Strongsville: 17982 Royalton Rd. Strongsville, Ohio
- Akron: 3265 West Markert Street Suite 296B Fairlawn, Ohio
“It is uncertain whether the Company will be ceasing operations entirely or the closure will be limited to certain locations,” the company writes in its notice to ODJFS.
The company also says while a specific date for layoffs and closures is not yet known, it appears the process will be complete by August 11, 2023.
FOX 8 reached out to David’s Bridal for comment and what steps customers should take.
Thursday afternoon, David’s Briday responded saying, “Thank you for reaching out. David’s Bridal stores in the Ohio area are open for business, we intend to fulfill orders without disruption or delay, and customers should not expect to see any change in the unparalleled service level they have come to expect from our Dream Makers. We expect dresses will arrive on time and bridal appointments will not be impacted.”