Nine Louisiana Payless Shoe Source stores are closing in the coming months.

The Lafayette Payless stores will remain open, according to the company.

The Louisiana Payless stores that are closing are as follows:

  • Belleview Plaza Shopping Center, Plaquemine
  • Tiffany Plaza Shopping Center, Abbeville
  • 2517 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport
  • 610 N. Canal Blvd., Thibodaux
  • Algiers Plaza, New Orleans
  • Kmart Shopping Center, Shreveport
  • East Side Plaza, Houma
  • Ascension Plaza, Gonzales
  • North Shore Square Mall, Slidell

Earlier this week, Payless announced it is seeking bankruptcy protection and closing nearly 400 stores in the United States.