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PictureMe, Sears Portrait and Kiddie Kandids closing nationwide


The portrait studio in the Crossroads Center Sears in Waterloo is one of more than 2,000 closing across the nation.

Employees of PictureMe, Sears Portrait and Kiddie Kandids received the news Thursday and Friday that CPI Corporation will be closing the studios it operates and manages.

CPI Corporation has been in business for more than 60 years.

The number of employees impacted has not been made public.

Sears' holding corporation said in an emailed statement Friday that it was working with CPI "to ensure that it fulfills its outstanding orders and provides ordered pictures to our members and customers".

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