One by one, national retail chains located in Starved Rock Country have closed their doors temporarily.
Kohl’s has closed its stores as of 7 o’clock Thursday night. The store in Peru and elsewhere will remain shuttered through at least April 1st. All employees will get two weeks of pay.
Elsewhere the Peru Mall is being hit hard by virus-related closures. The list of stores at the mall that have temporarily closed includes: AMC Theatre; Bath & Body Works; Buckle: Claire’s; GNC; Justice; Marshall’s; Maurice’s; Spencer’s; and Victoria’s Secret.