Will this bloodshed never end? I didn't think I'd ever be doing two posts about stores closing in DTSS on the same day, but unfortunately that is indeed the case. The Golf, Etc. on Fenton Street is presently in the process of packing up and moving to Rockville. First The Man is closes our local golf course, now this.
Interestingly, the two retailers we lost this week were probably the two highest end of the bunch. Some people might be happy about this retail regression, but frankly it kind of sucks.
Also going bye bye for good? Ritz Camera. Their downtown store liquidated earlier this year, but the location in Burnt Mills lived on to fight another day. At least until now, that is. The entire chain is now liquidating.
So who's the present #1 in the Silver Spring Retail Dead Pool? My bet is on Pier 1, which is doing better than expected, but still plans to close 50 stores by the end of the year.
And now, once again, the official Silver Spring Retail Fail theme song: