We've seen a lot of stores come and go, especially in recent times here in Michigan. Just recently, Michigan saw the mass shut down of the large retail chain Bed Bath & Beyond.

A big department store chain that went defunct in 2002 could be making its return to Michigan.

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Ames, recently took to the internet, and announced that the famous retail brand, which operated from the 1950's to the early 200's, would be reopening roughly 35 new stores.

No new word yet on where these stores would be located, however, the first one launched should be seen by June of 2026.

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At this time, Ames hasn't officially declared what they would be selling just yet, but noted great quality and prices would be seen in the stores, as they were on their first go around.

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Ames, was once known for clothing, jewelry and even electronic devices. Some could say they were comparable to a Target of their time.

Plans to see the brand return were set for 2023, however, some internal issues killed those plans, setting the current launch date.

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