Clothing retailer Forever 21 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and has asked for authorization to start closing stores, potentially including one in Alaska.

On Tuesday the company filed a motion in bankruptcy court to close 178 stores. The store closing list in the filing lists the Dimond Center location. 

However, Forever 21 says the decision about which stores will close is still being made. 

"We do, however, expect a significant number of these stores will remain open and operate as usual, and we do not expect to exit any major markets in the U.S.," a statement from the company reads.

The motion states Forever 21 decided which stores to close after analyzing store performances.

According to court records, Forever 21 operates 549 stores across the U.S., and affiliates operate 251 stores internationally.

Forever 21 says it's focusing on making the most of its U.S. stores.

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