Is Downeast Basics going out of business?

Is Downeast Basics going out of business?

Salt Lake City— Downeast announced today that the well-known furniture and woman’s apparel company is now under the ownership of Sam and Kacie Malouf, cofounders of Utah bedding and furniture company Malouf™. Downeast will continue to operate out of Salt Lake City with its current management and 700 employees.

Who makes Downeast furniture?

Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune Jonathan Freedman, Charlie Freedman, Klane Murphy, Bill Freedman, Gene Freedman and Dave Anderson are the owners and operators of DownEast Outfitters, a Salt Lake City-based firm that sells apparel, home furnishings and accessories in 47 locations in the West.

Does Downeast sell Pottery Barn?

DownEast sells Pottery Barn “seconds” for extra cheap. DownEast sells Pottery Barn “seconds,” or items that have been returned to Pottery Barn that Pottery Barn can’t sell, either because it’s been discontinued or because the item was personalized.

How many Downeast stores are there?

40 retail locations
Led by Sam and Kacie Malouf, Downeast currently operates 40 retail locations in Utah, Arizona, Idaho and Nevada along with two popular ecommerce websites. For more information, visit or

How much does Downeast pay per hour?

Downeast Salaries

Job Title Salary
Sales Associate salaries – 10 salaries reported $10/hr
Sales Lead salaries – 9 salaries reported $10/hr
Shift Leader salaries – 6 salaries reported $11/hr
Manager salaries – 5 salaries reported $18/hr

Why is it called Downeast?

The Down East magazine FAQ explains the origin of the term: “When ships sailed from Boston to ports in Maine (which were to the east of Boston), the wind was at their backs, so they were sailing downwind, hence the term ‘Down East.

Is Downeast ethical?

Our Downeast team celebrates individuality and diversity and is committed to treating people equally with respect and dignity. We are dedicated to working with factories, suppliers, and partners that share our ethical values. At the core of our company culture is the spirit of giving back to our community and beyond.

Who bought Down East?

Malouf, the Nibley-based bedding company, has acquired Downeast, the regional clothing and furniture retail chain that has a presence in Cache Valley.

Is Downeast fast fashion?

By July of 2021, Downeast plans to significantly pivot from fast fashion toward sustainable apparel. Fast fashion capitalizes on speed, with mass manufacturing and cost-conscious fabrics so consumers can adopt new trends quickly and cheaply.