Troutman's Emporium is history, but an entrepreneur with Pendleton roots plans to reopen three of the department stores in Eastern Oregon in late summer.
Neal Jones who has purchased many items from the bankrupt Troutman's Emporium, surveys trucking equipment at the defunct company's shipping facility south of Eugene.
That evening, doors will shut for the final time at the Eugene Emporiums in Valley River Center and Willamette Plaza, and the store in Florence.
Troutman Investment will use an auction set for May 6 to sell most of its remaining assets, including the Florence Emporium property and surrounding shopping center, equipment, machinery and fixtures at its corporate headquarters in Eugene, plus an airplane and rights to a hangar at the Eugene Airport.
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Rhonda will focus on strengthening the day-to-day operations of MotorSports Emporium and its subsidiaries reporting to CEO David Keaveney on product development and marketing.
Dunlap, a 48-store chain, has said it wants to acquire 15 Emporiums and operate them under the Emporium name.
Bidders increased the amount they were willing to pay Emporium by two tenths of a percentage point at a time, Buxbaum said.
Martin declined to say which Emporiums he wants, or if any are in Lane County.
Some Troutman's Emporium stores may have a future after all.
With 34 stores, Eugene-based Emporium is moving through bankruptcy, selling assets to satisfy thousands of creditors owed a collective $30 million.
Last week, Emporium chose Buxbaum Group LLC of Calabasas, Calif.
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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.