"It just saddens me," said a business owner to me a few months ago. She was referring to The Market and Teezers that had just shut their doors of business.
What further saddened her was the fact that nobody knew the shops were gone.
Unfortunately, I think, some people did not even realize the shops were there at all. Other folks had good intentions to check them out, but time just got away from them.
Running a business—any kind of business—with or without employees is tough. Business owners work hard and long hours. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the annual turnover rate of small businesses with employees is about 10 percent. The rate is much higher for businesses without employees.
In 2012, several establishments in Hollister shut their operations for various reasons. The following businesses were some of them. Let us wish them—and others not mentioned—all well and good fortune in their new adventures.
- Cherry Tree Photography
- Country Rose Gallery and Frame
- Homespun Harbor
- Maverick BBQ Restaurant
- Santa Barbara Ice Cream
- Teezers (It was part of Drapoel which is still open)
- The Locker Room
- The Market/The Butcher Shop
- Tres Jolie Vintage
- Veronica's Art of Dance
Thank you, one and all!