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Sears Portrait Studios Closed

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Sears Portrait Studios, where so many Americans have gone for family pictures, has closed. Jim Abel, president and ceo of  CPI Corp, which operated the studios, released the following statement on Thursday.

“After many years of providing family portrait photography, we are sad to announce our Sears Portrait Studios are now closed.  We appreciate your patronage and allowing us to capture your precious memories.  If you currently have an album or have had a recent portrait session, you can order products at searsphotos.com thru April 18, 2013.”

The company has been operating for more than 60 years and in 2012, had 2,700 studios in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Close to 80 percent of the studios were in Sears and Walmart stores.