Wild beast invasion
When the Thief walked into the center with two Thugs-4-Less henchmen, he asked for a map of that quadrant. After choosing one of the many maps offered to him by the MegaCorp employee working there at the time, he claimed to have "forgot[ten] [his] wallet," and ordered the henchmen to "take care of it." Thus, one of the henchmen threw the MegaCorp employee against a switch, deactivating the facility's perimeter defences in the process. Hence, all the dangerous beasts roaming in the swamp outside invaded the complex, presumably eating or scaring away all the employees and scientists.
The outlet seemed to be specialized in clothing retail, seeing as it contained a wide variety of clothes fitted on mannequins, which were inside glass showcases. Both the glass and the mannequins could be smashed to obtain bolts.
- Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (first appearance)