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Katie B's Will Close; Owner Cites "Rude," "Nasty" Customers

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Another day, another store closing. Katherine Dyon, owner of children's shop Katie B's, made this announcement on her Facebook page yesterday: "I have made the sad the decision to close the store. Everything is 50% off and in the next week or two will be the end. I still have a ton of inventory, shoes are all $10 and all the fixtures and decorations are for sale."

DNA Info's coverage of the closure included some other sentiments from Dyon. Many of the customers who visited the shop had a "snobby" attitude, Dyon told DNA Info. She went on to tell some horror stories of shoppers' behavior.

One customer allegedly threw a shoe at an employee, while another let her young son relieve himself on the rug. Dyon added that local business in general suffer because customers don't support them.

"People are rude. Nasty," she told DNA Info. "Nobody appreciates anything. We're tired of being yelled at. We're tired of being treated like slaves. That's it. It's nasty over here."
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Katie B's [Yelp]

Katie B's

3715 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL