State Street Update: Forth and Towne Opens and Closes?
A citizen stringer noticed this in the news and passed it along:
They just opened up the Fourth and Towne in Paseo Nuevo...
SAN FRANCISCO – August 23, 2006 – Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced today that Forth & Towne, the company's latest apparel concept for women, plans to open at Otay Ranch Town Center in Chula Vista and at Paseo Nuevo in Santa Barbara. The two stores are expected to open in November, in time for the holiday shopping season.
and now it's being shuttered?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apparel retailer Gap Inc. said Monday it will close its 19 Forth & Towne stores following a 18-month pilot program.
The move will affect about 550 workers, which could possibly transfer to jobs at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands, Gap said.
...The 19 Forth & Towne stores, located in 10 U.S. markets, are expected to close by the end of June 2007, Gap said.