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Bebe to close all 175 stores

In this March 13, 2015 photo, shoppers walk past an advertisement for retailer "bebe" along Lincoln Road Mall, a pedestrian street featuring retail stores and outdoor cafes, in Miami Beach, Fla.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) In this March 13, 2015 photo, shoppers walk past an advertisement for retailer "bebe" along Lincoln Road Mall, a pedestrian street featuring retail stores and outdoor cafes, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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    All 175 locations of Bebe, a high-end women's clothing retailer, will close.

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    All 175 locations of Bebe, a high-end women's clothing retailer, will close.

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(RNN) - Bebe, a high-end women's clothes store, is planning to close all 175 of its stores, according to a filing with the Security and Exchange Commission.

Bebe plans to close the stores by May 2017.

The California-based Bebe retailer 180 stores at the end of 2016.

It's been a rough year for retailers.

Earlier this month, youth fashion retailer Rue21 said it is closing 400 stores amid e-commerce pressures.

Retailers experienced weak sales, particularly during the holidays, which Forbes blamed on e-commerce. 

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