WEST BEND —
Book World’s West Bend location, 1602 S. Main St., will close Jan.
19, according to a news release from store manager Robert Burg.
liquidation sale was announced on Nov. 1, the incredible support of
our loyal customers has allowed us to be one of the last stores
closed in our chain,” Burg said in the release. “That is a true
testament to the relationship we have had with the larger community
and we remain very thankful for that.”
manager since 2016, supervises six employees and will oversee
operations and discounted store sales, including store fixtures,
until end of business at 8 p.m. Jan. 19.
On Nov. 1, Book
World Inc., based in Appleton, announced it will close all 45
locations throughout the upper Midwest, including Wisconsin,
Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota and Missouri. The
closing will affect more than 300 employees.
Book World Inc.
is family owned and operated. The company opened its first store in
The West Bend
store opened in August 2014 and is one of 45 outlets operated by
Book World, Inc. of Appleton. The corporation publicized its
dissolution in late October and hired Yellen Partners of North
Carolina to assist with store closings.