Albany, Georgia: Friedman's Clothing business and building have been offered for sale by Janie and Bruce Bitterman, owners, who are planning to retire after a BUSINESS FOR SALE/STOCK LIQUIDATIOON SALE.
Lansing, Michigan: With mixed feelings of regret and satisfaction, Wayne Holden and Robert Reid have agreed to end the 57-year partnership of the Holden and Reid families to allow each of them to pursue diverging goals. Robert is determined to carry on the Holden-Reid tradition after their current Wayne Holden Retirement Sale.
North Bethesda, Maryland: Bruno Cipriani owner Eduardo DiePandi, after an illustrious run at White Flint Mall, will shut his doors at the end of his Going Out of Business Sale, now offering reductions of 50% to 80% off retail prices.
Lafayette, Louisiana: Natalee's, whose founder and now deceased owner Natalee Farasey was among those responsible for revitalizing the Oil Center when she relocated her design and decorative accessories boutique there in 1994, is again in the news. Natalee died six years ago; Jim Farasey and Natalee's staff have carried on Natalee's legacy. But with their current lease expiring this year, Jim feels it's time to move on. Natalee's entire stock has been reduced for liquidation in their Store Closing Sale.
Lawrenceville, New Jersey: Evelyn's Stacy, Lawrenceville Shopping Center at Route #1 and Texas Avenue will go out of business after Evelyn's Retiring Sale. Owner Evelyn Goldring says her retail career has been "great fun" but her little Maltese Coco -- who has been coming to work with her every day -- finally convinced her it's time to retire.