Claire’s: From Piercing Policies to Asbestos Palettes | Corporate Casket

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Claire’s: From Piercing Policies to Asbestos Palettes | Corporate Casket

Go to to get your new wireless plan for just $15 a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for free.  Welcome to the Corporate Casket, a weekly series where bad businesses go to die.  Claire’s: it used to be the go-to place to get your ears pierced and buy cute accessories for teenagers. In the late 90s and early 2000s, it may have even been one of the most popular stores in your local mall. However, Gen Z hasn’t embraced the famous jewelry shop, and for good reason. Their makeup recalls for asbestos, policies on ear piercings, and junk jewelry is the stuff of the past. Is there a comeback for Claire’s in the future, or are they doomed for good? Connect With Me:’ Sources: Writers/Researchers/Helpers: Ali Z-B This episode was edited and mixed by: G. Thomas Craig Album cover art created by: Betsy Primes Intro Song Credits: Trauma- Will Van De Crommert Outro Song Credits: Electronica Punch- Oleksandr Koltsov
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