Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Buffalo Exchange Closing Downtown Store

Posted By on Tue, May 13, 2014 at 4:31 PM

click image PHOTO COURTESY OF BUFFALO EXCHANGE.
  • Photo courtesy of Buffalo Exchange.

When it rains, it pours, Tucson. The Range has learned that the downtown Buffalo Exchange location on East Congress Street will close on Friday, May 16.

"I just can't do it anymore," said Buffalo Exchange co-founder and President, Kerstin Block.

"I don't think consumers are coming downtown to shop," Block said. "Downtown has become this destination for people to eat and drink."  Before Buffalo Exchange, Block used to own a retro appliance store in the early 1990s called El Retro. Click here to read Marri's interview with Block three years ago when the shop first opened.

The three employees will be relocated to the other two Speedway locations, according to Block. 

Block said that the rent was not a deciding factor. "The landlord has been outstanding to me," the Buffalo Exchange founder said. "We are incredibly grateful for all the customers. There were a few that would make it a point to shop there to help keep the doors open." 

The store is celebrating its 40 years of fashion in Southern Arizona.

Click here for store hours, location and more information.



Tags: , ,

Comments (6)

Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

Today | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
Meditation and Buddhist study

Meditation and Buddhist study @ Sky Island Zen

Tuesdays, Saturdays

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Menopause the Musical!

The cast of four fabulous women shop for laundry at a Bloomingdale’s sale, sing 25 songs about… More

@ The Gaslight Music Hall Tue., March 19, 6-8 p.m., Wed., March 20, 6-8 p.m., Thu., March 21, 6-8 p.m., Fri., March 22, 6-8 p.m., Sun., March 24, 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Mon., March 25, 6-8 p.m., Tue., March 26, 6-8 p.m., Wed., March 27, 6-8 p.m., Thu., March 28, 6-8 p.m., Fri., March 29, 6-8 p.m., Sun., March 31, 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Mon., April 1, 6-8 p.m., Tue., April 2, 6-8 p.m., Wed., April 3, 6-8 p.m. and Thu., April 4, 6-8 p.m. 13005 N Oracle Rd

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. 19 Great Things to Do in Tucson This Weekend: March 22 to 24 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. "Electrical Hypersensitivity" to be Discussed at Films Screenings around Tucson (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Laughing Stock: What Will Millennials Do? (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Thursday, March 21 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Arizona Spends $7,613 More Per Student In White Districts Than In Nonwhite Districts? Really? (Answer: No, Not Really) (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2019 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation