Category Archives: Business Closings

47-year-old Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas’ West End is closing for good

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Photo: Andy Jacobsohn / Staff Photographer

The 47-year-old Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas’ West End — the original — is closing Oct. 20.

The restaurant, founded in 1972, has been in business through the highs and the lows in the West End over its nearly 50 years.

The restaurant, at 1815 N. Market St., is in a nook of the West End with easy access to Victory Park, Uptown Dallas and parts of downtown Dallas.

Read more from the Dallas Morning News…

9 Taco Cabanas in Texas have closed

By Sarah Blaskovich

1545338340-Irwin-Thompson-_1491965392The parent company for Taco Cabana announced that it has closed nine restaurants in Texas, with five of those in Dallas-Fort Worth.

In addition, parent company Fiesta Restaurant Group closed all the Pollo Tropicals in Atlanta and several others in Florida. Dallas-Fort Worth was not affected, because the remaining 13 Pollo Tropicals in North Texas closed in 2017.

The company says it’s completing a “strategic renewal plan” for Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical.

Read more from GuideLive…

Mattress Firm files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, will close up to 700 stores

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Mattress Firm, which has been grappling with declining sales after an acquisition spree gone bad and a scandal at its parent company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday.

The nation’s largest mattress retailer has been ailing amid a surge of bed-in-a-box online retailers, too many physical stores and an accounting mess at conglomerate owner Steinhoff International.

Houston-based Mattress Firm plans to close as many as 700 of its 3,230 company-owned stores.

Read more from WFAA…