NEW YORK | Henri Bendel, 123-year-old luxury retailer, closes the doors
NEW YORK — The luxury retailer Henri Bendel, which opened its doors in New York’s Greenwich Village at the end of the 19th century, is closing.
L Brands Inc., which acquired the brand in 1985, said that the 23 Bendel stores will turn out the lights in January. The Columbus, Ohio, company said it wants focus on larger brands with more growth potential.
Henry Bendel was a women’s hat maker from Lafayette, Louisiana.