International Luggage on Orchard Street Folds

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 at 6:09 am by

Spring cleaning is presently underway on Orchard Street, sweeping away more merchants from the old guard from this onetime bargain district. That’s right, another vendor victim to report today – International Luggage at 131 Orchard. One less participant in the weekly pedestrian mall which is barely hanging on. A tradition soon to be usurped by the upscale. DayLife.

Now let’s take stock of the other similar losses in just the last few years. It’s a bloodbath. Note that most are between Rivington and Delancey:

February 2012: Elegant Woolen & Silk (174 Orchard)

May 2011: Batchilly Fashions (140 Orchard)
2011: Fiedler’s Bargains (140 Orchard)
2011: ABC Gifts and Perfumes (140 Orchard)

August 2010: Rita’s Leather Fair (143 Orchard)
April 2010: The Leather Zone (122 Orchard)
March 2010: Daniel’s Leather II (134 Orchard)

December 2009: S.K. Gift Shop (190 Orchard)
August 2009: Giuseppe Uomo (130 Orchard)
August 2009: Bonnie’s New York (117 Orchard)
April 2009: M Fragrances (167 Orchard)

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