Eureka Hancock's: R.I.P.
I was surprised to hear that Eureka's Hancock's Fabrics is going out of business. Damn, that Marina Center's already driving our local businesses into the ground.
But seriously, here's a case of a relatively new chain store that lost out to a pretty old chain store, JoAnn's Fabrics. I figured there'd likely be more than enough business for the two of them. After all, we have umpteen of those little coffee shacks in town. Couldn't Eureka and the rest of the county keep two fabric stores in business?
The wife had to think a bit but finally said that while she'd probably prefer JoAnn Fabrics to Hancock's, she shopped at both.
Oh well. Just another big box/ chain store to add to the list that have gone by the wayside in Eureka along with Pay n Pak, Montgomery Wards, J.C. Penny's....the list goes on.
Oh; and what happened to all the Circle K and 7-11s we used to have up here years ago?