Iconic outdoor clothing store and REI rival to close flagship location – after offering massive liquidation deals

An iconic outdoor sportswear store is closing the doors of its popular flagship store in the coming weeks.

Woolrich, which describes itself as the “original outdoor clothing company”, has announced that now is the time close permanently and clears out his goods big sales.

An iconic outdoor sporting goods store and REI competitor is closing the doors of its popular flagship location in the coming weeks


An iconic outdoor sporting goods store and REI competitor is closing the doors of its popular flagship location in the coming weeksPhoto credit: Getty
Woolrich, which bills itself as the


Woolrich, which bills itself as the “original outdoor clothing company,” has announced it’s time to close for good and sell off as much merchandise as possible with big clearance salesPhoto credit: Facebook/Woolrich Store and Outlet

The clothing companywhich was founded in 1830, confirmed this Pennsylvania The outlet store is closed and thanks its loyal customers in an e-mail.

“We would like to thank all of our customers as we would not have been as successful without your support and loyalty,” the company wrote.

The REI rival has invited buyer between May 19th and 21st to explore the “Liquidation Sale”.

“Additional sales and liquidation events will continue until the store closes at the end of June,” the statement said.

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Clinton Country Economic Partnership President Mike Flanagan said the company will also hold an online auction on May 22 to clear its larger products from its manufacturing facility.

Flanagan provided some guidance for those wishing to place their bids AJ Wilner Auction Property.

“Go to the auction page and click on current auctions. Then scroll down to find Woolrich. The auction is on May 22nd at 11am but you can bid until then,” he noted.

There are over 100 commercial sewing machines up for grabs, as well as tons of antique and vintage mannequins, shop displays, tech tools and supplies, and more.

Interested parties do not have the opportunity to view the products on site prior to purchase.

Shoppers can pick up their purchases between May 23rd, May 26th and May 29th.

Flanagan expressed disappointment with the move but suggested it was retail closure wasn’t a big shock.

“It is disappointing to hear that the Woolrich outlet store is closing soon after serving as a focal point for locals and visitors for many, many decades,” he said.

The mayor said a lot has changed since the store opened almost 200 years ago.

“We hope to have discussions with Woolrich representatives soon to find out if there is a plan for the future of the facility or if we can help with marketing etc.,” he added.

Five years ago, the retailer announced it was shutting down all production in Woolrich.

Woolrich’s decision marked the end of an era for the oldest continuously operating vertical wool mill in the United States.

Zack Zwiezen

Zack Zwiezen is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Zack Zwiezen joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing zackzwiezen@ustimespost.com.

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