West Ashley Sofa Super Store to close (Update: Two remaining locations to close)

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Update December 30: Nearly one year on the nose after announcing the closure of a West Ashley location, the Sofa Super Store family of stores announced it would close it's remaining two locations due to poor sales.

Closing are the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard store in Mount Pleasant and the Rivers Avenue store in North Charleston — the stores will close just a few days into the new year.

Earlier this year the store announced a $1.9 million settlement in a lawsuit surrounding the fatal fire at the Savannah Highway location.

— Update by Ken Hawkins

First reporting: Unfavorable economic conditions has proven to be too much for the Sofa Super Store's West Ashley location.

The company has announced that the 1119 Wappoo Road site will be closing its doors on March 31st. The Mount Pleasant and North Charleston stores will remain open.

The Post and Courier has the news on the upcoming closure.

The current West Ashley location was opened after the fatal fire that lead to the death of nine firemen at the former Savannah Highway location.

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