San Diego Rugs first opened its doors more than 20 years ago, said owner and business partner Reza Ghasemi.
The store, which features all 100 percent hand-made Persian rugs will not be relocating; once the doors close–they close forever.
Ghasemi said that the decision to close was not due to the economy, but because it was time.
“We’ve been here for 20 years,” he said. “We just felt it was time.”
San Diego Rugs will remain open through the end of April but could stay open up to a month later. Ghasemi said the final date depends on whether the city extends the “Going Out of Business Sale” permit. This decision is expected to come within the week.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. And 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday
Items Being Sold: 100 percent hand-made Persian rugs.
Items Remaining: All current floor stock.
Current Sale: Up to 75 percent off. All items are red-tagged and priced as marked.
What Customers Are Saying About Their Closure: Ghasemi said many of their customers have expressed sorrow, saying they feel bad San Diego Rugs is closing. He said he and his partner continue to let them know that they are not closing because they have to, but instead because they want to.
What’s Next? La Jollans should note that an undisclosed buyer has since bought out San Diego Rugs’ current lease. The opening of the new business will be based on when they are able to take over the space.
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