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The store was established in 1782 and was located in the first brick building built in the town. The building was on the National Register of Historical Places. It was the only retail business left in the old downtown area. Our press release got articles (free publicity) in the local and area news papers, radio and TV stations. The Boston Globe ran a big article about the store’s history and its closing. CBS News Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley ran a full segment on the store and its closing!
This was a very nice store carrying top of the line merchandise. The line of customers on the first day went way up our block and wrapped around the end of the block with 1 hour wait times most of the day. View Media Coverage 0/5 (0 Reviews)
This was an outstanding sale. The store was located in a ski resort community. The owner did everything right. He held the sale during the ski season and he gave our Consultant full cooperation to run the sale and get the best return possible. Starting inventory was $260,000. The sale got off to a strong… Read more »
Absentee Store Owner Liquidation Sale Sacks Department Store was a family owned store established in 1921 in East Syracuse, NY. It enjoyed its greatest success during the heyday of railroads when workers would frequent the store looking for strong boots and work clothing. With the demise of railroads and declining economy, the area became depressed… Read more »
The Store That Started A Town Opened in 1900 and closed in 2013, The oldest family owned store in Alaska. In 1900, T.W. Hawkins, from Roanoke, Virginia, and Charles Brown, from Montreal, Canada, were sitting around the docks in Valdez, Alaska, waiting for a steam ship to go home. They had gone to Alaska for the… Read more »
Wingate Sales Solutions has helped thousands of retailers obtain top sales results during their 100+ years serving retailers nationwide. We organize, advertise and supervise sales events tailored to each businesses unique needs. Recently, we concluded a retirement sale for Ron Henningsen, owner of Hallett’s Bootery in Denison. In the words of Hal Murray, lead consultant… Read more »
We are facing highly unusual times. Stores in many states, cities and counties have been forced to close, and the consumer has been encouraged to stay at home and only shop for necessary items. It now appears that things are beginning to break open, the consumer is starting to get out and retailers are going to have to aggressively go after every dollar they can get to cover lost sales.
The retail industry has lost their good spring selling season. Retailers are stuck with two seasons of merchandise. Now they must reopen with a strong sale and heavy advertising to generate customer traffic and raise a huge amount of cash. Out of season and over stocks need to be converted to cash while in season merchandise needs to be sold to make as much profit as possible. AND IT NEEDS TO BE DONE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!