Hollister stores nationwide must remodel entrances due to Colorado lawsuit

Visitors to shopping centers across the country have no doubt noticed the distinctive look of Hollister stores. They're designed to recall a Cali surf shack, with hundreds of them nationwide, including the one at Park Meadows Mall, featuring a faux-porch with a couple steps most shoppers must scale in order to enter the store.

But the elevated porches aren't long for this world. They'll all have to be modified thanks to a Colorado lawsuit that successfully argued the entrances violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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