Similarly one may ask, why did Anchor Blue go out of business?
In May 2009, Anchor Blue filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing the economic downturn and its effects on consumer spending. It also said it would close dozens of stores and sell its outlet division, although business was expected to continue at its remaining locations.
Subsequently, question is, what did Millers Outpost turn into? “What Miller’s Outpost did was turn a commodity business into a fashion business,” said Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at market research firm NPD Group. “In essence, when you look at where we are today with a lot of retail stores, many of them kind of got their roots from Miller’s Outpost.”
Similarly one may ask, does Miller’s Outpost still exist?
Miller’s Outpost was founded in 1972 and had rapid growth throughout the late ’80s and early ’90s in the western U.S. After changing its name to Anchor Blue in the late ’90s, the company began to see poor sales. It filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June 2009 and officially closed all its stores on Feb. 17, 2011.
What was Anchor Blue before?
Anchor Blue Inc. (formerly Miller’s Outpost) was an American clothing retailer which had over 100 stores in the western United States. It generally sold its own Anchor Blue brand name of youth-oriented denim, graphic T-shirts and casual clothing.
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