On Tuesday, we posted a listing of native Dairy Queens that have been anticipated to shut as a part of chapter continuing.
Six Dairy Queen areas throughout the South Plains have been set to shut by the top of this 12 months, however now we have discovered that not all of these will likely be closing.
Crosbyton, Denver City, Idalou, Lockney, Post, and Seagraves have been all set to shut however now we’re instructed that Idalou and Crosbyton will keep open.
An e mail despatched by the franchisee, Vasari LLC, stated as of Nov. 1, Denver City, Lockney, Post and Seagraves are closed. Idalou and Crosbyton have been initially included however have since been eliminated.
In a press release issued Thursday, Texas Dairy Queen CEO Lou Romanus stated, “Although the franchisee determined that bankruptcy protection was necessary to strengthen its company, Dairy Queen remains a strong brand in our state.”
The information of Idalou retaining their DQ was vital for purchasers like Lonnie, who has a Thursday Blizzard custom together with his granddaughter.
“The Dairy Queen has been here since I was 15 or so. We get in there and sit and get a Blizzard and just sit there and talk about her school,” stated Dairy Queen buyer Lonnie Oldham.
We reached out to different Dairy Queen franchisees. They had additionally heard a shorter record than the unique 29 that got here out.
A Lubbock Dairy Queen franchisee stated Lubbock and the encircling space will stay open with no worries.
They say enterprise is sweet.
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