Only one of the Bob's Stores is to be closed.
The Vestis Retail Group LLC is filing for bankruptcy. The operator of the retail chains Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob's Stores is aiming to thereby restructure itself.

Two women in the footwear store.
In an interview with, journalist Ulrike Luckmann explains why the sports retail market is targeting the wrong type of woman, how a modern presentation should be like – and how to deal with women who are 20 kilos overweight.