Is Klaffs still in business?

With a “summer sale” sign hanging outside its flagship store in Norwalk in the waning days of the season, Klaffs revealed Friday it will hold one more — a liquidation sale, after closing its doors abruptly following nearly a century in business selling home decor and accessories.

Did Klaffs in Norwalk closed?

Klaffs, the century-old home design retailer, has closed its South Norwalk showroom having gone into liquidation. The company, which was founded in the 1920s, has said that it struggled to compete with online businesses and faced increased competition following the opening of a Lowe’s in the neighbourhood.

Why did Klaffs close?

About 80 employees in South Norwalk and Scardale, New York will lose their jobs. Passero says sales have dropped up to 30 percent in the last year, largely due to online competition, and that health insurance became too expensive.

Where is the Klaff showroom in Norwalk CT?

Founded in 1921 by Joseph and Mary Klaff, the business would go to daughter Mollie Klaff and her husband Maury Passero, who built the company’s flagship showroom at 28 Washington St. in South Norwalk steps from the crossroads of historic SoNo. How much rain did Elsa bring to CT communities?

Where are the klaffs outlet stores in New York?

Klaffs also had a store in affluent Scarsdale, N.Y., and briefly ran an outlet shop to sell excess inventory inside the Lillian August outlet store on Water Street in South Norwalk. In February, Klaffs put its headquarters building at 165 Water St. up for sale, with the asking price set currently at $6.6 million.

Is the klaffs store in Danbury closing?

Earlier this year, Klaffs announced the closure of a Danbury store while indicating “an increasing number” of designers and other tradespeople were frequenting its SoNo store.

Is there a Lowes store in South Norwalk?

Klaffs indicated it struggled to compete with online channels among other challenges, also having faced the 2015 arrival of a Lowe’s home improvement store a short distance away on Connecticut Avenue, and the anticipated 2019 opening of the SoNo Collection luxury mall under construction in South Norwalk by GGP.