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Things Remembered to close corporate office in Richmond Heights, distribution center in Mahoning County

More than 160 jobs will be lost, according to the company's filing with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Things Remembered, the retailer known for its personalized gifts and merchandise, is set to close its corporate headquarters in Richmond Heights.

In a filing with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the company says it will shut down its headquarters on Curtiss Wright Parkway as well as its North Jackson distribution center in Mahoning County "on or about January 13, 2023." 

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More than 160 employees will lose their jobs as a result of the closing. 

"We expect that this action will be permanent and that all positions will be eliminated effective January 13, 2023 or within 14 days thereafter," the company wrote in its filing. No reason for the closing of the two facilities was given. 

Things Remembered has posted the following message to customers on its website:

"To our wonderful loyal customers: Our company is embarking on an exciting new chapter. Stay tuned for more information about where you can find an even greater selection of personalized products in the coming days." 

In 2019, Things Remembered filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and was purchased by Illinois-based Enesco Properties, LLC, a company specializing in giftware, home décor, and accessories. 

3News has reached out to Enesco as well as the mayor of Richmond Heights and will update this story as appropriate. 

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