If you read Amanda Codispoti’s Retail Roundup yesterday, you already know that J. Crew warehouse sales will no longer be held in Lynchburg. Recently the stores on Millrace Drive and Northwynd Circle were consolidated into one large location. The store on Millrace Drive has been expanded and now takes up the entire length of the building, where it used to be limited to only a small corner.
Now if you want to shop a J.Crew warehouse sale you’ll need to travel down to Arden, N.C.
I recently visited the renovated clearance store and was impressed. The prices aren’t as low as what you’ll find at a warehouse sale, but there are still some bargains. There was a huge selection of clothes for women (especially cardigans and swimsuits), large shoe and children’s departments, and a whole room dedicated to bridal merchandise — wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, shoes, and accessories. However, the men’s department was just a small corner of the store.
The clearance store also offers a 15% discount for students and teachers with ID. Plus, all spring and summer merchandise is 15% off through Tuesday (all sales are final).
I’m disappointed about the loss of warehouse sales, but the clearance store is still a nice option for J. Crew fans.
Have you visited the expanded clearance store? What did you think?