Oak Park Mall Banana Republic, Body Shop closing this week

Photo by Mike Kalasnik used under a Creative Commons license.
Photo by Mike Kalasnik used under a Creative Commons license.

Oak Park Mall is set to lose two well-known tenants in the coming days.

Both the Banana Republic and the Body Shop locations are shuttering their operations at the mall this week. Banana Republic is set to have its last day of sales Friday. The Body Shop’s final day will be Saturday.

There have been rumors swirling around for months now that Nordstrom is considering closing its Oak Park store when its current lease expires and relocating to the Plaza or another center. Asked for comment on whether those rumors were accurate or not, Nordstrom’s corporate communications department told us they “have no plans to announce for our Oak Park store.”