Friday, September 7, 2012
The store relocated to Gambrills, where it opened on Thursday.
Another storefront in the Bowie Town Center has been left empty with the official relocation of Bed Bath & Beyond to Gambrills. Although the store is still filled with merchandise, make no mistake--Bed Bath & Beyond in Bowie is closed for business. Patch learned last spring that the store was relocating about three miles north with no plans to open another store in Bowie. Workers will be packing up the remaining merchandise over the next several days and sending the goods over to the new store. Will you take your business three miles north to shop at Bed Bath & Beyond in Crofton, or will you find an alternative store for linens and home goods here in Bowie? What business would you like to see fill in recently vacated storefront?
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The local board shop becomes the latest shop to close inside the Village at Waugh Chapel, but it will be reopening at a new location in August.
After 10 years at the Village at Waugh Chapel, Owens Ski & Sport will close their doors at the end of July, but the store will reopen with a new owner about a half mile away in mid-August. Owens sells ski, snowboard, skateboard, wakeboard and waterski supplies, and the Gambrills store is one of two locations owned by Jim Owens. “We’re continuing to mark things down this month as we go along, but it’s not a total desperation situation,” said Owens, referring to the store's merchandise. Much of what they don’t sell will be transferred to Waldorf, where Owens owns and runs a second store. Owens has decided to retire after 35 years in the ski and sport equipment retail business, hence the store’s impending closure. The lease at the Village at …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
After 10 years at the Bowie Town Center, Bed Bath & Beyond will relocate to the Waugh Chapel Towne Center this fall.
Bowie shoppers looking for Egyptian cotton sheets or the latest in kitchen gadgetry are going to have to head a few miles north to get their fix starting this fall. Bed Bath & Beyond, currently located in the Bowie Town Center, is relocating to a new building in the Village South at Waugh Chapel Towne Center in Crofton in a few months. The company has no plans to open another store in Bowie anytime soon. “We don't plan to have stores in both Crofton and Bowie as the new store location is part of our long-term plans to best serve the market,” Bed Bath & Beyond Marketing Assistant Danielle Sherman wrote in an email. Are you disappointed to see Bed Bath & Beyond head to Crofton? Will you travel the addition miles to shop there once they move …