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Loehmannís discount retailer going out of business after 93 years
News 12 Brooklyn ^ | January 9, 2014 | News 12 Brooklyn

Posted on 01/09/2014 4:13:01 PM PST by John W

It's the end of an era for a popular discount retailer that got its start in Brooklyn.

Loehmann's has begun liquidating its inventory of discounted designer clothing after filing for bankruptcy last month.

The retail store traces its roots back more than 90 years when it opened its first-ever store in Crown Heights in 1921.

(Excerpt) Read more at brooklyn.news12.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: discountretailer; loehmanns

1 posted on 01/09/2014 4:13:01 PM PST by John W
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To: John W
Many say they have fond memories of Christmas shopping there with their families as kids.

Life was different then. But at least the Chinese can afford new cars.

2 posted on 01/09/2014 4:21:34 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ √ě)
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To: John W

I was in Loehman’s over Christmas and realized that it’s all coming to an end. Oh well..


3 posted on 01/09/2014 4:23:49 PM PST by Hildy (Falling down is how you grow. Staying down is how you die.)
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To: John W
Loehmann's is caput? OMG!!


4 posted on 01/09/2014 4:24:49 PM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: John W

Chapter 11 triple play: 1999, 2011, and 2013.


5 posted on 01/09/2014 4:25:16 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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Another one bites the dust.


6 posted on 01/09/2014 4:49:56 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: John W

I have never been in their store. I would assume they were an upscale dept store just by their name alone. I have never even drove by one of their store as I remember.


7 posted on 01/09/2014 5:15:18 PM PST by rawhide
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Loehmann’s was a chain of off-price department stores in the United States. Loehmann’s was best known for its “Back Room,” where women interested in fashion can find designer clothes at prices lower than in department or specialty stores.

CEO: Steven M. Newman

Founded: 1921


8 posted on 01/09/2014 5:27:53 PM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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