VIP Uniforms, Russo's Bookstore both closing after 30 years

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Two Bakersfield shops, VIP Uniforms and Russo's Bookstore, have been around for nearly 30 years, but they are closing their doors.

VIP Uniforms in downtown Bakersfield is closing after nearly 30 years in business. 

VIP owner Mick Gains has operated the business for 10 years. He is an ex-BPD officer.

Gains said he is sad to leave, but he is looking forward to retirement.

Russo's Bookstore in the Marketplace is also shutting down. Russo's has been open since the 80s.

Russo's will still have an online store.

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