Closing: 5 Macy’s and 4 Bloomingdale’s stores

CINCINNATI (AP) ? Macy’s Inc. says it will close five Macy’s and four Bloomingdale’s stores that are underperforming.

Clearance sales will begin at the stores Sunday and run for 10 weeks.

The closing Macy’s stores are in Topeka, Kan.; Laurel, Md.; Parma, Ohio; Antioch, Tenn.; and Texas City, Texas. The Bloomingdale’s closures are in Atlanta; Oak Brook, Ill.; North Bethesda, Md.; and in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.

Macy’s says it previously announced the opening of five new Macy’s stores and one replacement store. A Bloomingdale’s store is to open in Glendale, Calif., in fall 2013 and another in Palo Alto, Calif., in 2014.

The company also says it plans to open five new Bloomingdale’s outlet stores this year.