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Macy's at Herald Square and Bloomingdale's at 59th Street in Manhattan have announced that they have bedbugs. Macy's says its problem exists only in the corporate offices upstairs from the selling floor and Bloomingdale's says it only found one single bug (uh, really? Just one, huh.). Bloomingdale's didn't even shut down. Our sister site Racked NY reports:
Trying to underplay the pests, Bloomingdale's claims only one single bug had been found and was promptly removed, and the store is being treated. As for Macy's, the miniature vampires were only found in the 34th Street corporate offices, which had been closed while the store remained open.Aaaand we're never going outside again. Seriously folks, we're going to stick to ordering things online for awhile—at least when you order online, most of the time the stuff comes directly from the warehouse and is still wrapped in post-production plastic.
· Bedbugs Strike Department Stores, Schools, EVERYWHERE! [Gothamist]
· Bloomingdale's Bedbug [NY Post]
· Macy's and Bloomingdale's announce bedbugs [Racked NY]
· All bedbug coverage [Racked]