Goldberg’s To Consolidate Stores

OSWEGO, NY – A long-time anchor fo downtown will soon be gone.

Goldberg’s Furniture officials have announced plans to consolidate its stores by the end of the year.

The company’s stores in Oswego, Auburn, and DeWitt will close as of Jan. 1.

Goldberg’s remaining location, North Syracuse, will then become a “superstore.”

Company officials say the move is being made in the face of rising fuel costs,increased competition, and the general state of the economy.

Employees from the three stores will be offered jobs at the North Syracuse site.

Goldberg’s Vice President Mark Pregent couldn’t be reached for further comment today.

The family run the company was established in 1910 “as a retail and furniture store on the North Side of Syracuse,” according to the company’s Web site

They have had a presence in Oswego for decades.

The Goldberg’s location in Fulton was closed just a couple of years ago.