Ben Moss is shutting down. Get in on their massive discounts.
UPDATE, August 3, 2016, 1:54 AM:
One of our followers e-mailed Ben Moss in regard to the Lifetime Service Plans. This was their response:
As it stands now. Ben Moss is now under new ownership and we are not in a position to make decisions regarding the Lifetime Service Plan as it is completely out of our hands. Ben Moss has been purchased by a liquidator and all stores are now in a liquidation sellout. Unfortunately, the new ownership has decided not to refund or honour any Lifetime Service Plans. I sincerely apologize for this and feel a great deal of empathy for you and all our customers. Once again my sincerest apologies.Rob Schlechter, Regional Manager, Ben Moss Jewellers
It was just announced on last Friday that Ben Moss will be closing all of its Canadian locations. Because of this, all of their stores are holding ‘Going out of business’ sales as you read this. The sales began on Saturday, July 30.
The Winnipeg-based Ben Moss was established in 1910 — over 105 years ago. They are shutting down due to the low Canadian dollar effecting the number of sales being made at all of their retail locations across the nation.
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This was their best option:
After considering all of our restructuring options, including selling all or part of the business as a going concern, we have determined that this is the best course based on the challenges we are facing.Naveed Manzoor, Chief Restructuring Officer of Ben Moss
There are 17 Ben Moss locations in Alberta, with 5 of those locations in the Edmonton metro area.
Those locations are:
- Londonderry Mall
- Kingsway Mall
- Sherwood Park Mall
- West Edmonton Mall, and
- Southgate Centre
There are over 50 locations across the country.
The news release goes on to say:
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Store fixtures, furniture and equipment will also be available for sale at a later date.
It’s never a good thing to see such a long time player in Canada not make it through struggling times, just as it’s never a good thing to see Canadian companies being sold off to companies based out of the United States.
View the full list of store locations via the news release.
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