The End Of An Era For Well-Known Men’s Clothing Store In Hanford

by MR Magazine Staff

Downtown Hanford, CA is losing a store that’s been a fabric of the community for 64 years. Van Andel’s Formal Menswear is closing its doors. “It’s coming to an end but its been a good run. We enjoyed it, the old cliche its all about the people– it really is. We’re going to miss the people,” said John Van Andel, Van Andel’s Formal Menswear. After decades of pleasing his customers, John Van Andel said he is ready to enjoy life in retirement. Tuesday the store officially launched it is going out of business sale. “I look forward to retirement, I really do, but I realize the void I’m going to create and I guess that bothers me a little bit, but I’m not going to live forever.” Locals said Van Andel’s was the go-to spot if you wanted to dress to impress. Read more at ABC News.