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Is New York City about to get a little less wondrous? Not at the moment, according to the sales associates at C. Wonder. Following reports that Tory Burch's ex-husband's brand would close 20 of its 32 stores by year's end (a claim that Burch Creative Capital has since refuted), we called up the three Manhattan locations—Soho, Flatiron, and Columbus Circle—to see whether they would affected by the alleged shutters.
The Soho location flatly denied the charge when asked if they are sticking around: "We are not closing," the sales associate told us. Meanwhile, in Flatiron, we were told that they "don't anticipate us closing anytime soon." Columbus Circle was the only store to show hesitation, declining to comment on whether they were closing. "I'm not really sure what's going on," the sales associate said.
We'll keep you updated as this story progresses. If stores do shutter, however, could we be anticipating store closure sales on the same level as their sample sales?