By Allegra Czerwinski, Staff Writer
The news that the Flower Factory on Miamisburg-Centerville Road in Washington Township will close its doors is sad for Dayton-area bargain-hunters, that's for sure. The Ohio-chain is going out of business, according to our news partners Dayton Daily News.
While it’s never pleasant to hear that a business must close, the only bright side for shoppers is the possibility of great going out of business deals.
Signs that read, “Everything must go” adorn the aisles, and there are massive savings to be had throughout.
A firm date has not been established for the store’s closing, but the deals certainly are under way. Here are some of the best we found on a trip to Flower Factory late last week:
Deals, of course, are subject to change, as is stock availability. But we wanted to share what we spotted on our recent trip to give you an idea what you might find yourself.
Halloween decorations were 50 percent off the lowest ticketed price. If you’re looking for some last-minute Halloween decorations, or maybe you would like to stock up for next year, you don’t want to miss this.
Accessorize your heart out. All jewelry was marked down an additional 30 percent off the lowest price.
Fall and Christmas
It’s never too early to start preparing for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Flower Factory has everything to take care of your decor needs, from centerpieces to ornaments, even outdoor Christmas lights and displays. Their seasonal merchandise was an additional 20% off of the lowest marked price.
All of the glass products were 20% off. Their assortment ranges from decorative glasses, mugs, vases and much more. They even have sets from brands like Libbey and Room Essentials.
Do your kids need backpacks? They’re considered “office supplies” and, as part of their closing promotions, we found some for an additional 20% off. There were backpacks for as low as $5 the day we stopped in. Seriously, get there.
Whether you’re stocking up for next spring or bringing your greenery inside for the winter, The Flower Factory has an assortment of pots for your decorating pleasure. These pots come in all shapes and sizes, you can get many for a low price or get that large pot you’ve always wanted for a good deal. Either way, all of their pottery was 30% off.
When it comes to crafts, The Flower Factory has everything imaginable from ribbons, beads, glitter glue even mustache stickers. You name it and they probably have it. Craft materials were 20% off the lowest price the day we visited.
If you’re planning a wedding, than you definitely want to stop by.! All wedding items were 20% off and they have quite the selection. You can expect to see decorations, “just married” signs, even a “Mr. Right” pillow, and an epic wine glass tower.
Lawn and Garden
Last but certainly not least, lawn and garden items were 30% off. These items are like the Flower Factory’s bread and butter. Sift through aisles and aisles of decorations and you’re sure to find something that suits your taste!