Casper's Hancock Fabric to close along with 184 other stores

(Casper, Wyo.) - Today it was brought to our attention that 185 Hancock Fabric fabric stores are closing nationwide and the store in Casper will be closing. According to reports, Hancock Fabrics was founded in 1957 and this February the company filed for bankruptcy. At the time of the bankruptcy, Hancock Fabrics nationwide, employed around 4,500 people. Reports indicate that Hancock Fabrics sold their stores to the Great American Group for $65 million. The Casper store manager was unable to comment and we are waiting for a response for comments from the corporate office for further information. The Casper Hancock Fabrics is hosting a Liquidation sale currently and the date of the store's closure has not yet been confirmed. More information will be provided as it becomes available. #oilcity #news #bootstrapped