— Sports Authority announced it will close all of its
stores after filing for bankruptcy, including stores in
Brookfield and Delafield.
to a report from CNN, Sports Authority filed for
bankruptcy in March, at which time it said it would
close about 140 of its 450 total stores. But after the
sporting goods retailer failed to reach a deal with
contracts and lenders by this month, it announced it
would close all of its stores.
the time of its bankruptcy filing the store had 14,500
employees, nearly two-thirds of whom were part time,
according to the CNN report.
company is based in Englewood, Colorado, and sells
footwear, apparel, fitness, team sports and outdoor
recreation. The Brookfield location is at 16220 W.
Bluemound Road and the Delafield location is at 2950
Golf Road. Other Milwaukee-area locations are in
Bayshore and Greenfield.
date for the stores’ closings have not been