A big supermarket is closing huge furniture stores in a matter of weeks – is one near you?

A major supermarket has confirmed that it will close two huge furniture stores within weeks.

Asda, which has more than 600 branches nationwide, is closing two Asda Living stores this summer.

Asda will close two of its Living stores in two weeksCredit: Alamy

Its branch in Island Green Retail Park, Wrexham, will close in just two weeks on 31st July.

The Asda Living store in Eastgate Retail Park, Bristol, is also due to close this summer, but the exact date has not yet been confirmed.

A spokesperson for the supermarket giant said earlier that the stores had been “operating at a loss for a number of years”.

Asda Living stores sell a range of furniture, electronics, toys, homewares, and health and beauty.

There are currently 33 such stores across the UK, including in Maidstone, Lincoln and Leeds.

It comes as Asda looks to open dozens of Express convenience stores this year.

The first branch opened in Sutton Coldfield in November followed by a location in Tottenham Hill, London.

Asda also purchased a 129 petrol forecourt and convenience store from the Co-op.

It launched its first forecourt express at a petrol station in Liverpool earlier this month.

In March, Asda announced that shoppers can now purchase Claire’s accessories and jewelry at more than 500 stores.

Elsewhere on Main Street, dozens of other convenience store chains are also looking to close stores.

Retailers have been hit by rising costs as inflation drives up prices and slumps demand among cash-strapped gamblers.

More businesses went bankrupt in England and Wales in March than at any time in the past three years, according to the Insolvency Service.

Some retailers are closing a few branches, while others disappear entirely from the high street.

Iceland announced on Friday that it will close all of its Swift stores.

Argos recently announced more store closures and plans to close more next year as well.

The retailer has already closed 37 of its stores in the UK, including all 34 of its Republic of Ireland branches.

High street bakery chain Le Pain Quotidien recently closed nine of its 10 units after running into management.

It’s not just retailers pulling down branch shutters – a number of major banks are closing units.

This is due to customers gradually shifting to online banking and away from using physical branches.

Here is the full list of banks that closed their branches this summer.

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