Sorry, Late-1900s Shopping Mall Kids: Claire’s Has Filed For Bankruptcy

Ask any suburban Generation Xer who grew up roaming the mall during the 1980s and 1990s where they first had their ears pierced. Without fail, every time they’ll either say that they never had their ears pierced, or they went to Claire’s boutique. Founded in Hoffman Estates, Illinois in 1961, the jewelry retailer began piercing … Continue reading Sorry, Late-1900s Shopping Mall Kids: Claire’s Has Filed For Bankruptcy