Le Mars clothing store closing as owner looks toward retirement

LE MARS, Iowa (KCAU) — A Le Mars clothes retailer will quickly be closing its doorways as the shop’s proprietor begins a brand new chapter in life, retirement.

Claussen’s, situated at 10 Central Avenue NE in Le Mars, might be having a going-out-of-business sale beginning Thursday via the top of subsequent week.

The shop is closing its doorways as a result of co-owner Terry Claussen’s choice to retire.

“Enterprise is pretty much as good because it’s ever been, however nothing lasts ceaselessly. We’ve got a chance to go away on the prime, which doesn’t occur typically,” Claussen mentioned. “I had a tricky time wrapping my head across the concept at first, however I’m wanting ahead to the subsequent chapter and seeing the place that takes us.”

Claussen opened a retailer in Sibley with household good friend Clayton Arend together with one other companion, Arlen De Zeeuw. In 1978, a retailer in Le Mars went up on the market and he and his spouse took the chance.

“I used to be the ripe previous age of twenty-two in 1978 and received married to Lir that very same yr. We had been elevating three youngsters in Sibley once we received a name that the Le Mars retailer was up on the market,” Claussen mentioned. “So long as Le Mars residents can bear in mind, there’s at all times been a clothes retailer on the nook of Plymouth Road and Central Avenue. For a few years, the shop was generally known as Bowers Clothes after which Evan’s Menswear earlier than Lori and I purchased it after enterprise and moved right here 33 years in the past. Le Mars has been superb to our household and enterprise over time.”

The time of the gross sales might be discovered beneath.

  • Thursday, October 26 – 9 a.m. to eight p.m.
  • Friday, October 27 – 9 a.m. to eight p.m.
  • Saturday, October 28 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 29 – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, October 30 – 9 a.m. to six p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 31 – 9 a.m. to six p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 1 – 9 a.m. to six p.m.
  • Thursday, November 2 – 9 a.m. to six p.m.
  • Friday, November 3 – 9 a.m. to six p.m.
  • Saturday, November 4 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or till stock is offered out

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