Charlotte Russe closing all stores, 'Going Out of Business' sale starts Thursday

Retailer Charlotte Russe will be closing all of its stores, the company confirmed on Wednesday.

At, a message appears that says "Going Out of Business. Sale starts March 7. All Stores."

All sales will be final.

According to a press release from February 19, the retailer said, "In the event that a going-concern transaction is not selected as the highest or otherwise best bid following the conclusion of the auction, the Company will facilitate an orderly wind-down of all of its store locations and operations beginning on or about March 7, 2019."

In February, the company filed for bankruptcy and had received $50 million in financing to keep the business operating during bankruptcy proceedings, according to Fox 5 DC. 

The company has more than 500 stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico and more than 8,000 employees.

There are five Charlotte Russe stores in the Orlando area:

  • Florida Mall - 8001 South Orange Blossom Trail
  • Orlando Outlets - 4977 International Drive
  • Orlando Outlet - 8174 Vineland Road
  • Altamonte Springs - 451 Altamonte Drive
  • Oviedo - 1640 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd.