Department Store Closing

With at least 5 malls in the metropolitan area, this isn’t going to ruin anybody’s life, but Lord & Taylor is finally closing its Florida Mall location after threatening to do it for several years.

I see a mention of stuff on sale for $5.99. If you’re a bargain-hunter…HURRY!

The Sentinel says the store was popular enough to stay open for quite some time. This surprises me, because even when I suggested to my friends that we go scavenge for bargains, the reaction I got was mostly, “Whatever. If we get to it.” I think we all prefer Macy’s or even Bloomingdale’s (although Macy’s keeps me pretty happy by itself, I must admit).

Which leads me to ask, has anybody here ever bought anything at Lord & Taylor? Anybody going to miss it at all?

2 Comments so far

  1. T (unregistered) on September 15th, 2006 @ 9:05 pm

    I never bought anything there, but I wonder what store will take its place.

    The Florida Mall is the best! (in Orlando)

  2. Ianastar (unregistered) on September 24th, 2006 @ 8:40 am

    Since Macy’s bought Federated, all Hecht’s, Burdines, etc have been converted Macy’s. And they are closing some stores……such as Lord & Taylor. So thats the real reason.

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