(KFVS) - Best Buy released a list Saturday of 42 stores that are slated to close in 2012.
One Missouri store and six Illinois stores are on the updated 2012 closure list.
According to a news release, employees of these 42 stores were notified Saturday morning.
Three of these 42 locations will remain open on Saturday. The rest of the affected stores are closed Saturday and will reopen Sunday, April 15.
Eight other stores have closed or are slated to be closed. One of the stores was located in Kansas City.
Company officials at Best Buy say the plan is for most of the stores on the list to close in early May, with the rest to close by Summer 2012.
According to Best Buy, the company will continue to have additional retail store locations, big boxes and standalone Best Buy Mobile stores for customers to choose from in these affected locations.