Intimate apparel retailer Gilly Hicks will be shuttering all stores by early next year, including its location in the Smith Haven Mall.
Owned by Abercrombie & Fitch, the chain was intended to compete with stores like Victoria’s Secret and Aerie. According to a statement, the first store was opened in 2008. There are about 20 locations in the United States.
The company has plans to keep Gilly Hicks online and in their Hollister stores. The Lake Grove location will close on Jan. 11. They are no longer selling gift cards, but according to a store employee, customers who have gift cards and redeem them online and in Hollister.