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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

Anchor Blue closing. Sadness and sales.



Anchorbluespace We always feel bittersweet about stores going under. On the sad side, it just confirms the toiletness of the economy and drives good competition out of the mall. On the up side...


The latest to bounce is Anchor Blue, the casual shop responsible for bearing the burden of the Heidiwood line on our poor, poor eyes. In addition to selling their soul to Heidi Pratt, the store had some really cute stuff. Tops, jeans, bags, accessories.  I always liked going in there to pick up cheapo message tees and last minute amusement park wear or whatever.

Alas, 46 of the chain's 177 stores are closing, including Westfield Brandon and Countryside malls, Tyrone Square and University Mall.

The going out of business sales started Friday. I stopped into the Countryside location yesterday, and most everything was 40 percent off. I saw guys and girls jeans, tops, accessories, bathing suits, shoes, underwear, PJs, and so on and so on. You know how this goes -- the sales will get better, but the stock will get picked over.  Looks like they'll stay open till the stuff is sold.  R.I.P.

~ Deal Diva Stephanie

Photo: Promo shot from Anchor Blue's MySpace

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:17pm]


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