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Pier 1 Imports closing Grand Forks store

The Pier 1 Imports home decor store in Grand Forks will close in June, the company has confirmed.

"Pier 1 Imports continually reviews new and existing store locations to make sure we're operating as efficiently as possible," the company stated in an email Thursday. "Where necessary, based on that review, we make the strategic business decision to close certain locations on a case-by-case basis."

The store, at 2830 S. Columbia Road, recently posted signs announcing its closing.

According to Herald archives, the retail chain, based in Fort Worth, Texas, announced it would open in Grand Forks in 1992.

"We care about our shoppers in the Grand Forks area and have enjoyed serving them over the years," according to the email. "We look forward to serving them online at"