Saturday, October 13, 2012
Cotton's in Ensley to close
Ensley's iconic Cotton's department store to close (photo gallery) | al.com: ENSLEY - Cotton's department store, an Ensley icon that survived the Great Depression, several wars and 90 years of changing fashions, will close its doors for the last time before the end of the year, its owners said today.
A combination of a deep, lingering recession and a deteriorating neighborhood has become too much to overcome, said Harry Weinberg, who married into the Cotton family and runs the store with his wife Rhonda, a granddaughter of the founders.
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