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Rosenblatt's Department Store: Over 100 Years and Four Generations in Naugatuck

Fourth generation keeps Naugatuck business going strong.

Howard and granddaughter Lily, who is fourth generation. Photo Credit: Howard Rosenblatt
Howard and granddaughter Lily, who is fourth generation. Photo Credit: Howard Rosenblatt
Business: Rosenblatt's Department Store
Owner: Howard Rosenblatt
Contact: 203-729-3742
Address: 85 Maple St., Naugatuck

Rosenblatt’s Department Store on Maple Ave. has been a Naugatuck fixture for over a century. Current owner Howard Rosenblatt tells Naugatuck Patch readers more about his shop.

Why Naugatuck?
Third generation business started over 100 years ago by Howard's grandfather. Each generation was and is also a resident of Naugatuck.

What Do You Do?
Clothing store specializing in team sports attire, Naugatuck logo wear, school uniforms and various items for all ages.

What Are You Most Proud Of?    
That it has survived this many years and the only independently owned business that has been in the same location for over 75 years.

What’s Something Surprising About Your Business?    
That we are still here :) and that how reasonable our sports attire is compared to the big stores.

How Are You Involved in the Community?
We always support the community with their local fundraisers and have helped people in need throughout the years.

This article is part of Patch's series highlighting local businesses in our community. Learn more about the series, and if you're a small business, fill out the form to be included, by checking out this link.
Deb Siraco Cryan March 11, 2014 at 08:35 AM
We've only lived in Naugatuck for two years but it was one of the first businesses we went into and they are the best people: friendly, courteous, and helpful! We totally intend to keep shopping there.
Rocky Vitale March 11, 2014 at 11:55 AM
Sincerely nice folks, Julie and Howie. All the years and they've never changed. What a great asset to our community.
Joan Pinto March 11, 2014 at 12:02 PM
Howie is awesome I have shopped in his store for years. And to super Dave, Howie is not following you because he thinks you are trying to steal he is actually trying to be helpful. Why would you even think that?
Thomas McKirryher March 11, 2014 at 01:15 PM
Great family and a great store. We hope they will be there another 100 yrs.
Char Straznitskas March 11, 2014 at 04:50 PM
Rosenblatt's is a true "family"community minded store. They are silent on all they do for this community and others! The old fashion "customer service" where the customer truly comes first is evident when you enter Rosenblatts! Super Dave- go back and you will see your first impression is wrong.

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