Friday, January 11, 2013
An employee at the Great Harvest Bread Co. says the Newtown Square location has been closed since the tail end of 2012.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Just shy of celebrating their two-year anniversary, the Great Harvest Bread Co. in Newtown Square has shuttered its doors. According to an employee, the Newtown Square location closed for business around the tail end of 2012. The Newtown Square location–located at 3717 West Chester Pike–was owned by Debbie and Darren Henderson, who received unanimous approval for the bread shop in February 2011 from the Newtown Zoning Hearing Board. The Hendersons also own two other locations along the Main Line–one located on Route 30 in Wayne and another inside the Ardmore Farmer's Market. They recently just opened up another location last summer in Glen Mills. According to the employee, the owners wanted to focus their attention on their…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Several local businesses shuttered their doors this past year.
2012 brought a few changes in the Marple Newtown area, including a few businesses that shuttered its doors this past year. Below are some of the businesses in Marple Newtown that closed in 2012. Wallace Jewelers: After 15 years of serving the Marple Newtown community with fine jewelry, Wallace Jewelers announced their retirement in November. Mattress Giant: The mattress store has served the Marple Newtown community throughout the years with their selection of mattresses, pillows, bed frames and furniture. The store shuttered its doors sometime early fall. Home Lighting 2 LLC: This store specialized in light fixtures for home decorating and had shuttered its doors earlier this year. The site was reopened as a nail salon. Casale: Okay, so…
Monday, December 3, 2012
Newtown Square says goodbye to Wallace Jewelers, which has been in the community for the past 15 years.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Charlene Krantz fondly remembers seeing generations of families grow up when they periodically came into her jewelry store over the years. But after 15 years of business in Newtown Township–and 30 in Southeastern Pennsylvania–Krantz and her husband Steven are closing their store for good. When Charlene and Steven signed the lease for Wallace Jewelers, located at 351 West Chester Pike, about 10 years ago, Steven hoped it would be their last before retirement. That lease is now up and since neither of the couples two children wanted to take over the business, it'll be closing for good. "It’s the next phase of life [for us]," said Charlene. "[We're going to] have fun, play more golf, get better at bridge, travel and spend time …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announced Monday it will be closing 20 “underperforming stores” in 15 states.
The Lowe's home improvement store announed on Oct. 17 that they will be closing 20 "underperforming stores" in 15 states, in which Philadelphia-area stores have been spared, according to the Philadelphia Business Journal. In addition, the Philadelphia Business Journal states that the company will discontinue a number of new store openings and projects, cutting their planned store openings to about half for 2012. The nearest Lowe's stores in the Marple Newtown Patch area are: