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One of the largest retailers across the country is closing hundreds of stores.

Staples has been known as the nation’s largest office supply retailer but just announced that it plans to close 225 stores in North America by the end of next year.

It’s still unclear how many jobs will be lost and which locations will close.

The store says it needs to cut costs since nearly half of all sales are online and overhead costs are going up.

Staples has 2,200 locations across the globe with 1,500 locations in the United States.