Peebles, a division and clothes retailer in Area Membership Commons in Neshannock Township, is predicted to shut subsequent 12 months.
However the retailer will solely be closed for about two weeks earlier than a unique clothes retailer opens instead, in response to firm officers.
A banner hanging in entrance of the Neshannock Township retailer says “Retailer Closing Sale,” however the conversion is not going to occur till spring, in response to Blakeley Graham, model publicity supervisor of Stage, the corporate that owns Peebles.
Stage plans to transform the Peebles retailer in Neshannock Township to a Gordmans, an off-price clothes retailer, within the spring of 2020. Each Peebles and Gordmans are a part of the Stage neighborhood of shops, Graham stated.
Stage has been changing plenty of its Peebles places to Gordmans, however not all places, she stated in an e mail yesterday. The rationale for these adjustments are as a result of customers are responding positively to Gordmans’ off-price choices, she stated. Gordmans is an off-price retailer, which implies that it has a big selection of merchandise for the whole household on the lowest doable costs, in comparison with these of malls.
Gordmans has been in enterprise for greater than 100 years and has new merchandise deliveries weekly of common identify model attire, dwelling décor, footwear, presents, equipment, fragrances and different objects. Extra details about Gordmans is on the market on-line at gordmans.com.
The plans are for the Peebles to shut within the days main as much as the Gordmans springtime grand opening, Graham wrote. The conversions from Peebles to Gordmans is predicted to take lower than two weeks.
All present Peebles associates shall be provided jobs at Gordmans, Graham stated, and extra associates shall be employed throughout job gala’s early subsequent 12 months, she stated.
Stage introduced its long-term technique in March, to transform malls to Gordmans. The corporate goals to rebrand 300 shops by mid-2020, in response to earlier information articles. It had been slowly testing and changing shops in smaller markets for the reason that 2017 acquisition of Gordmans. The corporate additionally had stated it will shut between 30 and 40 underperforming shops.
The Peebles retailer, which occupies 16,500 sq. toes of area within the Neshannock Township plaza, and slightly greater than 14,000 sq. toes is retail ground area. The shop opened in Area Membership Commons in 2007 after it closed at its earlier location in Union Township.
Peebles, which has a collection of ladies’s, males’s and kids’s clothes, footwear, housewares and cosmetics, is the one recurrently priced division/clothes retail retailer in Lawrence County. Exterior of sporting items put on, different attire gross sales are at Kmart, Walmart and smaller native retailers.