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Ian says goodbye to Fremont

By master · March 31st, 2009 · 3 Comments

The boutique Ian has packed up and left its 36th St. store, consolidating with its downtown location. “We at Ian have enjoyed our time in such an amazing neighborhood; but, we ultimately found it difficult to keep both stores open during this challenging period,” the boutique sent out in an email.

The downtown store is located at 1919 2nd Ave.

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Alex // Apr 1, 2009 at 5:24 am

    It's been a tough economy for everyone. Glad they atleast keeping the downtown store. Maybe in the future well see them expand again.

  • 2 Jeff // Apr 1, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    Just the tip of the iceberg. The apparel industry has been incredibly over-saturated for the past couple of decades. Expect it to contract by up to 50% within five years.

  • 3 ryanhealy // Apr 1, 2009 at 5:59 pm

    I never like to see a store close. However, the idea of $400 sweatshirts, $300 jeans, and $125 t-shirts in that location was absurd. They would've struggled even in a good economy.

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