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So what precipitated this move? The company seems to be doing just fine; in fact, the CEO just made news by purchasing a $7 million apartment in Noho. The Shophound theorizes that the flagship might have lost in a competition for foot traffic with Hilfiger Denim on Broadway, but we can't be sure.
Whatever's next for the space, it might be time for a makeover. When the building opened, writes the Shophound, it "was roundly criticized for being an ersatz, Disney-style imitation" of Soho's classic, stately architecture. The question is, who can take that fake-new style and make it into something appealing?
· Tommy Hilfiger Ditches His SoHo Flagship [The Shophound]
· Tommy Hilfiger CEO Among Buyers at Noho's 41 Bond [Curbed NY]