Why Wayne Edwards is buttoned up

Another sign of the times:

The Wayne Edwards men's store is dark at 1525 Locust St.

Owner Wayne Glassman, who's been in menswear for 30 years (six years on Locust Street, preceded by nearly a quarter-century in a larger store on Walnut Street), says the economy was the "4,000-pound gorilla."

He said he had no plans to reopen in a retail setting, but seemed at peace with the turn of events.

"Things change and it's the nature of risks," he said.

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