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Billy Corgan Closes His Madame ZuZu's Tea Shop Despite 'Robust and Steady Business'

Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins
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Billy Corgan performs at Worthy Farm on June 30, 2013 in Glastonbury, England.  

Smashing Pumpkins frontman and tea connoisseur Billy Corgan has announced that he’s closing Madame ZuZu’s Tea Shop and Art Studio on March 18. Corgan wrote on Instagram that he’s looking to relocate the brick and mortar shop to another location in the Chicago area, ideally to another spot within Highland Park, but for the time being, Madame ZuZu’s inventory is available online. The move could take awhile considering that Corgan is busy with the Pumpkins reunion tour and all the ensuing drama.

Corgan wrote that the business is being “forced to move for various reasons which involve tenancy, but certainly nothing to do with the strength of the business (which thanks to all our great customers has been robust and steady).”