Isaac Larian says he and two other unidentified investors are pledging $200 million to try to save about 400 of the remaining 735 US stores that are slated to close. He’s started a GoFundMe page to try to raise more, through small contributions from people who love the stores, as well as to generate publicity about his efforts.
Read more & at this time the GoFundMe is at $200,042,336 of $1.0B goal 3/24/2018 1:47pm ET.
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