Macy's has announced it will be closing up to 150 stores in the very near future.

Will the anchor Macy's store in the Sioux Falls Empire Mall anchor store be included? The short answer is: Not sure...yet.

The company did not say which locations are closing but will begin notifying certain stores on Tuesday of pending closures.

The move is part of the company's strategy to stay profitable, according to the New York Times. The move includes selling off large stores and creating smaller brick and motor stores focusing on their luxury brands such as Bluemercury and Bloomingdale's.

The timetable is still not finalized but according to the Macy's Inc. press release, the iconic department store plans to shutter roughly 50 stores this year and the rest by the end of 2026.

Macy's began in the year 1858 making it one of the world's oldest retail chains. It's flagship store is located in New York City and has sponsored the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for 100 years, beginning in 1924.

10 Wild South Dakota Snowstorms

Even though snow is blanketing the Sioux Empire, some snowstorms still do not compare to these ten dreadful snowstorms that hit South Dakota.

Only In Your State highlighted ten snowstorms in South Dakota as a reminder for people to always be aware of the road during the winter. South Dakotans are well aware of the fact that the state’s winters can be harsh which is why it is always a good idea to plan ahead and prepare for the worst.

Do you remember any major snowstorms that hit South Dakota?

Gallery Credit: KXRB

Detour Dining: Off-the-Beaten-Path Restaurants You Must Try in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa

Beyond the well-traveled tourist paths, there’s a whole different world of food exploration throughout South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota. From tiny restaurants in historic towns serving up generations-old recipes to small town dive bars that not only have cheap, cold beer, but unique and unexpected homemade dishes.

We’ve created an exploration of off-the-beaten path restaurants nestled in the charming landscapes of the tri-state area. Take a detour from the ordinary and discover the extraordinary flavors as you travel the roads not-so-often traveled. 

Gallery Credit: Karla Brown / Townsquare Media

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