Lindt, Master Swiss Chocolatier, will close its 7-year-old location at Lenox Square this weekend. Originally set to close on the 28th, it's likely that their existing merchandise, mostly Christmas leftovers, will last only until Sunday. The store is located on the upper level of the mall, adjacent to Bloomingdale's. Apparently the sale started before Snowpocolypse 2011, but the reductions have only gotten serious lately.
I happened to notice a friend who works at a designer retailer in the Luxury Wing walk by. He was amazed, and commented "Every store in this mall is closing!" My question is, what retailer or tenant might fill such a small space? Before Lindt, the space was a Barnie's Coffee. One possibility is for Bloomingdale's to take it over.
Lindt's closure leaves no Lindt retail stores in the metro area, although there are countless stores with wholesale accounts. Lindt had closed their store at Perimeter Mall a few years back, and now leaves the market in those malls largely to Godiva.
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