The Popcorn Shoppe, located at the Metro Centre, is a small business that has been struggling during the winter season. The owners, Matt George and Niki Duckworth, have shared their struggles on social media, detailing how the slow sales have made it difficult to pay employees, afford rent, or buy inventory.
The post received an overwhelming amount of support from the community, 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 is inviting customers to take advantage of their specials and collaborate on fundraising events. After receiving an overwhelming amount of support from the community, The Popcorn Shoppe provided an update expressing their gratitude for the outpouring of support while also emphasizing the ongoing need for continued assistance to stabilize their business.
The Popcorn Shoppe’s story has resonated with the local community and demonstrates how small businesses can band together to overcome challenges and succeed.