As if economic downturn was not enough to force down shutters, Bed bugs too have joined the race. Bed bugs have forced more than one Retailer to shut down their stores in New York, Nike being the latest victim.
The bedbug crisis continues, with the blood-sucking pests claiming their highest profile victim to date: Niketown.
The sneaker company's flagship New York City store has been closed indefinitely after bedbugs invaded the store. The front of the gleaming 5-story 57th Street shopping cathedral is now covered with brown paper.
Bedbugs have infested one retailer and office after another in recent months: Abercrombie & Fitch, the Empire State Building, Time Warner, Google...
Can it be long before the make the move to the Apple Store?