High-end kitchenware store Sur La Table has joined a fast-growing list of companies filing for bankruptcy as coronavirus has dogged sales.
While the chain isn’t always known for budget-friendly shopping, Sur La Table’s decision to close more than half of their stores means deep-discount liquidation sales are coming.
Here’s what you need to know:
Sur La Table is starting to close up to 70 of their 121 stores.
As part of their Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Sur La Table has made plans to shut down the following stores:
- Alabama: The Summit at Birmingham
- Arizona: Chandler
- California: Santa Barbara, Carmel Plaza, Santana Row, Santa Clara Square, Westwood Village, San Francisco Centre, Glendale, The Shops at River Park, Plaza El Segundo, Pasadena, Corte Madera Town Center, Union Street
- Colorado: Cherry Creek North, Lakewood
- Connecticut: Shoppes at Farmington Valley
- District of Columbia: Chevy Chase
- Florida: Shops at Pembroke Gardens, Downtown at the Gardens
- Georgia: Phipps Plaza, North Point
- Illinois: Oakbrook Center, Northbrook Court, The Arboretum of South Barrington
- Louisiana: Perkins Rowe
- Massachusetts: Copley Square, The Mall at Chestnut Hill, Natick Collection, Burlington Mall
- Maryland: Towson Town Center
- Michigan: The Mall at Partridge Creek, Twelve Oaks
- Minnesota: 50th & France, City Place Woodbury
- Missouri: Country Club Plaza
- North Carolina: Shops at Friendly Center
- New Jersey: Garden State Plaza, Quaker Bridge Mall, The Promenade at Sagemore
- Nevada: Fashion Show Mall
- New York: Upper East Side, Westchester Mall, Smith Haven, Ridge Hill
- Oregon: Lake View Village, Bridgeport Village
- Pennsylvania: SouthSide Works
- Rhode Island: Providence Place
- Texas: Sugar Land Town Square, Champions Forest Plaza, Baybrook, Lakeside Market
- Virginia: Stony Point Fashion Park
- Wisconsin: Bayshore Town Center
Liquidation sales will start in July and last 8-12 weeks.
While details of the liquidation sales haven’t been disclosed yet, the Twitterverse is sharing that the closing stores will come out of the gate with up to 60% off.
These sales will run until September at the earliest, with the best prices coming at the end. Learn more about the do’s and don’ts of liquidation sales.
You can still get a decent deal at Sur La Table’s website — with a discounted gift card.
If you can’t wait for your local store’s liquidation sale, or if there isn’t going to be one anywhere near you, the clearance section of surlatable.com is worth checking out.
I found a $281 knife block set for $70, a midcentury-style acrylic bowl for $0.99 (reg. $5.50), and an $8 peeler for just $2.
And regardless of if you’re buying online or at the liquidation sale, you’ll want to keep an eye out for discounted Sur La Table gift cards at Raise.com. They’re in small supply but give you instant discounts.
Tip: If you’ve never bought from Raise, use the coupon code FIRST on your first order to save an extra 10% on your gift card purchase.
Keep up with Sur La Table deals as they happen.
Make sure to check back often at KCL to see which Sur La Table deals we find. They do pop up from time to time!