Godiva in Westfield Montgomery Closing
Gourmet chocolatier Godiva recently announced it will be closing all 128 of it’s U.S. retail stores, which includes one located inside Westfield Montgomery Mall.
The company says its decision is directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement put out by Godiva’s CEO Nurtac Afridi stated, “Our brick-and-mortar locations in North America have had a clear purpose since we first opened our doors in this market, to provide an in-person experience for consumers to enjoy the world’s most exquisite chocolates,” and “We have always been focused on what consumers need and how they want to experience our brand, which is why we have made this decision.”
Godiva, which began making chocolates in Belgium in 1926 (now headquartered in New York City), will still be available to purchase online and through other retailers.
According to Store Reporter, the last day in business for the store will be February 15th.