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Hammacher Schlemmer to Revamp New York Store
January 23, 2013

Niles, Ill.-based Hammacher Schlemmer & Co. Inc. plans to renovate its store located in New York’s Midtown Manhattan area. The hardware retailer will close the store on Jan. 27 to begin the renovation, which will include new lighting, more modern display cases, new solid-stone and hardwood flooring, and an expanded layout. The store will reopen on May 16. Hammacher Schlemmer opened its doors in 1848 in New York’s Bowery district. In 1926, the retailer moved to its current location at 147 E. 57th St.