Saturday, July 25, 2009

Filenes Basement's Last Days?


It looks like Filene's Basement is nearing its end. I went in last week when I had a few minutes before a doctor appointment at the Beth Israel Union Square Megaplex and found empty aisles. I intended to ask a salesperson about it, but it just seemed too depressing.

According to The Villager, a discount version of Nordstroms will open up in the Virgin Megastore space, and Best Buy will be replacing Circuit City. But no mention of Filenes Basement, which takes up 3 floors overlooking Union Square.

2 comments:

Goggla said...

I read recently Filene's was bought by Syms, so they may be getting ready to bring in more inventory, but I'm not sure. I'd hate to lose a great discount store.

Karen Hatch said...

I asked a clerk about the emptiness a week ago. He said they were expecting more inventory and that they weren't closing.