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April 23, 2024

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More Nashville Businesses Close Doors

Unless you’re a grocery store or a medical supplier, it’s a pretty tough time to be in businesses right now. Here are the latest Nashville shops who have had to closed their doors.

Dairy King Announces Closure After 50 Years - Wannado Nashville

Dairy King

Dairy King, a family-owned restaurant located at 306 E Thompson Lane in Nashville, will permanently close in a few days. The Jones family has operated the Dairy King for the last fifty years.

Via Facebook, they stated, “Due to circumstances beyond our control, effective August 3, the Dairy King will cease operations until further notice. Under the current conditions, we simply cannot make ends meet. We lost all catering jobs the second week of March. We cater to churches, schools, and offices so no explanation is necessary. That is 25% of our sales. We are maintaining 70% to 75% of our normal restaurant sales which translates to a 50% loss of income. We cannot pay 100% of our expenses with 50% of our income. The funding we received in April from the SBA has also been exhausted.”

Bar Otaku | Downtown Nashville

Bar Otaku

Bar Otaku, the restaurant was located in the Gulch at 505 12th Avenue South in Nashville, has closed its doors.

Via Facebook, they announced their closure, “Thank you NASHVILLE, it’s time for us to say goodbye to Bar Otaku. We set out a year ago to give Nashville a fun, vibrant Izakaya that both reminded us of Japan, and claimed a stake for the American Izakaya. We are proud to say that we did just that, but business requires hard decisions, and for us that means it’s time to place 100% of our love, attention to building more Otaku Ramen’s both in Nashville and beyond.”

At the end of their message, it sounds like their space will not be vacant for long.

“Stay tuned as we have the amazing privilege to introduce you to the next tenant in the space in coming days, as we will help them prepare to become a beloved part of the Nashville community. We cant wait for you to meet them.”

For the latest updates, visit Bar Otaku Facebook page.

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All Seasons Gardening and Brewing Supply Co

All Seasons Gardening and Brewing Supply Co on 924 8th Avenue, Nashville has closed after 22 years. Their last day of business was July 19.

Via Facebook, they stated, “After 22 wonderful years, we will be closing All Seasons Gardening and Brewing Supply Co. Our building has sold and although business has been good, we have decided that we are ready for some much-needed rest and new adventures. We can’t tell you how much we have enjoyed building our business with you. We will miss seeing all of you and hearing about your families (both human and fur), your brewing and gardening projects, your houseplants and decorating ideas.”

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Ascena Retail

Ascena Retail, the parent company of Justice, Ann Taylor, Loft, Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant, Catherines and Cacique, announced they are filing for Bankruptcy Chapter 11.

Due to the company restructuring, they will close all Catherines stores and a significant amount of Justice stores focusing the move to online commerce. USA Today reports SB360 Capital Partners will handle the liquation sales. Stores closing are listed below:

Justice Store Closings

  • Hendersonville: 300 Indian Lake Boulevard, Suite 240
  • Mt. Juliet: 401 S. Mount Juliet Road, Suite 460
  • Murfreesboro: 2615 Medical Center Pkwy., Suite 1470
  • Nashville: 388 Opry Mills Drive

Catherines Closings

Antioch: 3104 North Main St., Suite 240 A

Lane Bryant Closings

Mt. Juliet: 401 S Mt Juliet Road

Ann Taylor Factory/Ann Taylor Loft Closings

Lebanon: One Outlet Village Blvd.

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.