is closing all area stores, including the one in .
The carpet and tile stores, known for its featuring owner Queen of Carpet Becky Rothman riding a carpet through St. Louis, announced Tuesday that it would be shutting the doors of all their stores .
KMOX reports that roughly 30 employees will be out of work.
The slagging economy is being blamed for the St. Peters, and other, stores closing. In an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Rothman said it's been tough to stay afloat with the housing market having slowed down.
Rothman said she would fulfill current orders or provide refunds. A note left on the door of the empty St. Peters store advised customers to call 314-447-3200 for more information.