close its doors

close its doors

Of a business, to cease operations, either permanently or for some length of time; to close down. If the factory closes its doors, hundreds of people will be out of work. Many shops in the seaside town close their doors during the winter.
See also: close, door

close its doors

(of a business) close down or fail. euphemistic
See also: close, door
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A SHELTER that offers a place to stay for homeless people is being forced to close its doors for two months due to a shortage of volunteers.
A COMIC book shop has announced plans to close its doors - just 24 hours after two clothes shops said they would do the same.
The Hat Place is not the only longstanding Northgate Street store to close its doors this month; earlier this week we reported thatOasis clothing store had shut downafter decades.
Kirks in Hall Croft, Shepshed, is set to close its doors after more than 40 years in business.
Many readers will already know about Renfrewshire Law Centre's decision to close its doors for the final time.
ONE of the region's best known independent jewellers is to close its doors after its owner announced his retirement.
A VALLEYS pub has become the latest in a long line of watering holes to close its doors.
HERE we go again, with yet another retailer due to close its doors in Middlesbrough town centre; on this occasion Laura Ashley on Linthorpe Road.
The news comes after a dismal year for the retail industry, which has seen big-named businesses close its doors amid mounting losses.
It will close its doors for the final time on Saturday and the business will move to becoming solely an internet business.
AN ELECTRICAL dealers' store is to close its doors today after half a century of trading.
Summary: Wellingborough Prison is to close its doors before the end of the year, losing almost 600 prison places.
LIVERPOOL'S flagship conservation centre will permanently close its doors to the public at the end of the week.
THE Government will be turning a blind eye to domestic abuse if it allows a women's advice centre to close its doors, it was claimed yesterday.