Troutman's Emporium struggled in Eugene and other big markets, but did well in Pendleton, John Day and LaGrande - small towns with scant competition - Jones said.
To rent the Emporium spaces, Jones had to pay commercial property brokers for the rights to the unexpired leases.
So it was that, over seven years, a period in which sales at the typical chain drug store increased by about 50%, Drug Emporium vas able to add just $1 million in ales per store.
When it was halted in August 2000, Drug Emporium had lost $22 million over the past five quarters, becoming one of the initial dot.
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Troutman's Emporium, in the final throes of a going-out-of-business sale, will close three of its four remaining Lane County stores on Sunday.
Emporium was founded by Dallas Troutman 48 years ago with a small clothing store in North Bend that grew to more than 30 stores in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and California.
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foot emporium will come replete with a walk-in humidor containing an elegantly appointed clubroom where cigar connoisseurs can relax and enjoy their favorite cigars.
Emporium, in the throes of a going-out-of-business sale, is selling off assets to pay thousands of creditors owed a collective $30 million.
Control of the Emporium space at Valley River Center in Eugene is expected to revert to mall owner Grosvenor International sometime this summer, said mall manager Veronica Malony.
a Fort Worth-based discount retail chain, is no longer interested in acquiring any Emporium stores, Dunlap Executive Vice President Eddie Martin said Tuesday.
We are not pursuing any kind of transaction to reopen the Emporium stores," he said.
has picked a liquidation firm to clear its shelves, at the same time rebuffing a bid from a Texas retailer that said it wanted to keep about half of Emporium
's stores open.
Some Troutman's Emporium
stores may have a future after all.