A large children's clothing store has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and announced they are closing 350 stores. Two of them are in South Jersey. 

Add children's clothing and accessory retailer Gymboree to the long list of retailers who have had major store closings this year.

It was made official today that the Gymboree locations in the Hamilton Mall and The Shoppes at Hamilton will be closing their doors.

Other New Jersey stores that will be closing include:

  • Menlo Park Mall in Edison
  • Monmouth Mall in Eatontown
  • Brooks 35 & West Plaza in Sea Girt
  • The Shops at Riverside in Hackensack
  • The Mall at Short Hills

[source: Business Insider]