NJ based arts and crafts retailer A.C. Moore announced on Monday that they will be shutting down all retail locations, including the five in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

Nicole Crafts which operates A.C. Moore did say that roughly 40 locations across the country will "fall under the Michael's umbrella." There are over 140 existing A.C. Moore stores in the U.S.

A.C. Moore's CEO said in a statement that the retailers will stop accepting online orders as of Monday, but that it will ship any previously placed orders.

There are five A.C. Moores in Monmouth and Ocean counties:

  • Manalapan - Best Buy Shopping Center
  • Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Plaza Shopping Center
  • Ocean Township - Seaview Square
  • Wall - Allaire Plaza
  • Brick - Bay Harbor Plaza

No word yet on when stores will begin to shut down.

[source: wbaltv]

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