Goody’s Frozen Yogurt in Fort Smith sealed Monday after 6 years in business.
It was unhappy news to many in Fort Smith who had grown to conclude both a product and a space combined by a Goodsons in Suite A during 7613 Rogers Ave. subsequent to Eureka Pizza.
Mark Goodson pronounced Monday a closure is a multiple of dual factors, including their franchise being adult and an expectancy of increasing rent.
“Soft offer build-your-own yogurt is one of those fast cyclical kinds of businesses,” Goodson said. “It did this in a late ’90s and early 2000s, too.”
The owners also introduced gelato and cupcakes to Goody’s. And nonetheless a additional space during Suite A was good for additional seating and birthday parties, Goody’s on Rogers simply didn’t lift in a volume of trade indispensable in a center of a week to make a additional space financially feasible, he added.
“We suspicion it would beget some-more revenue, yet it didn’t vessel out that way,” Goodson explained of a additional space in a 2,500-square-foot suite.
With Super Cuts in a middle, Eureka Pizza changed into a Rogers Avenue side dilemma lot during a finish of May 2014. After about 18 months there, though, Rolf Wilkin, owners of Fayetteville-based Eureka Pizza, pulled out, observant simply they “couldn’t make it work” there.
“It’s tough to lift a trade off of Rogers Avenue, unless you’re Chick-fil-A,” Goodson said.
Wilkin is in a routine of revamping his Grand Avenue Eureka Pizza store and continues to work a Zero Street store subsequent to Grow Fresh Organics More in Fort Smith.
Smith Donuts Coffee Smoothies took Eureka Pizza’s mark during 7613 Rogers Ave., Suite D.
Jerry Seiter, associate attorney and skill manager during Nunnelee Wright Commercial Properties, pronounced a 2,500-square-foot Suite A during 7613 Rogers Ave. is one of a smallest open spaces left on a bustling easterly finish of Rogers Avenue and would be a good space for any sell business or restaurant. Nearby businesses embody MovieLounge and Cavender’s Western Wear.
Also in a Nunnelee Wright Commercial fast of properties adult for grabs on a easterly finish of Fort Smith are a 25,000-square-foot former Hastings Entertainment during 6808 Rogers Ave., and a 12,500 square-foot space during 7607-A Rogers Ave. subsequent to La-Z-Boy Comfort Studio.
The Goodsons also possess Golf Cars of Fort Smith, 1100 Towson Ave. The Goody’s Frozen Yogurt in Van Buren also sealed down a integrate years ago.