Local Eastern Mountain Sports locations to close

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Vestis Retail Group, the operator of Eastern Mountain Sports, Bob’s Stores and Sport Chalet, has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection.

The company said the move was necessary to eliminate the limited financial flexibility the company had.

Vestis plans to close eight Eastern Mountain Sports locations – including one in Foxboro and one in Warwick.

There is also a Bob’s Store location closing in Maine.

Here’s a list of stores that are closing:

  • EMS locations: Christiana (DE), Dulles (VA), Foxborough (MA), Moorestown (NJ), North Brunswick (NJ), University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA), Warwick (RI) and West Hartford (CT)
  • Bob’s Store: South Portland (ME)

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