"Herb" Philipson's has a new owner. A longtime employee bought the chain today. Guy Viti who is the president of merchandising and operations has been working for the company for 37 years. The current owner, Herb's son, Gary Philipson said he and his mother "couldn't be happier" that Guy is taking over.
According to New York Upstate, Herb's son Gary announced he was going to sell the stores after the stores needed new ideas and his kids weren't interested in running the company. Guy also announced that he has plans for "many new and exciting changes at our nine stores."
You can read more at New York Upstate.