The Popcorn Shoppe, a small business located in the Metro Centre, has been facing challenges due to the winter season. Owners Matt George and Niki Duckworth shared their struggles on social media, detailing how the slow sales have made it difficult for them to pay employees, afford rent and buy inventory. They urged customers to support their business by lending a helping hand.
The post received a tremendous response with over 500 reactions and 2,000 shares. Local businesses such as Big Mike’s Donuts & Coffee offered their support to The Popcorn Shoppe. Despite the challenges, the business continues to offer a variety of gourmet popcorn flavors, lemon shake ups, freeze dried candy and other treats.
The Popcorn Shoppe invited customers to take advantage of their specials and collaborate on fundraising events. After receiving an overwhelming amount of support from the community, they provided an update expressing their gratitude while emphasizing the ongoing need for continued assistance to stabilize their business.
The story of The Popcorn Shoppe resonated with the local community demonstrating the power of small businesses banding together to overcome challenges and succeed.