Dean & DeLuca Shuts Flagship Manhattan Store

Dean & DeLuca, the gourmet grocer whose trend-setting New York store introduced Americans to international delicacies more than four decades ago, has shut its flagship location in Manhattan.

Dean & DeLuca Chain Faces $ 29M Lawsuit From Meatpacking District Landlord

Luxury food chain Dean & DeLuca’s financial problems have deepened after the landlord of its short-lived, and expensive, Meatpacking District cafe said it wants nearly $29 million to cover missed rent and breaking the lease.

Dean & Deluca’s Major Debt Issues are Sinking a 30-Year-Old Brooklyn Bakery

July 15, 2019 Carla Vianna, NY Eater

For the myriad of artisanal local businesses that got their start at Dean & Deluca, the gourmet grocer’s financial troubles mean more than just a lost client. Several New York City vendors have spoken out about being owed tens of thousands of dollars — and now, vendors such as Amy’s Cookies in Brooklyn are at risk of closing.

The Decline Of Dean & DeLuca: Why Premium Grocers are Biting the Dust

Dean & DeLuca’s recent closures could herald hard times for other fabled ultra-premium grocers.