We also learned that the World's Biggest Bookstore is closing, though it will run out the string for the first couple months of the new year. If there's a silver lining to all of these closures, it's that 2013 was also a robust year for new businesses, and at the risk of sounding like Gordon Gecko, the competitive marketplace often forces businesses to up their game.
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"I think right now they're looking at what their strategy is to actually exit the property," he says. "In the next couple of weeks [the owner] will come back and he will have a statement or he will let people know exactly what's happening and what they're going to be doing with it."