The couple posted an indication exterior the shop calling it a “retirement sale” and say the choice could be very a lot remaining.
Each fixture contained in the constructing is priced to maneuver.
“We actually imply it: the whole lot is on the market,” Ray Hanf mentioned. “The microwave, the fridge, the audio system. You identify it. It’s time…it’s simply time for us to do that. I’m about to file for Medicare, and the (presents) from realtors we have been getting [were] simply too onerous to go up.”
‘The cantaloupe go unhealthy, the clothes doesn’t’
The couple began the eclectic enterprise 25 years in the past on Kansas Metropolis’s Nation Membership Plaza, providing ladies’s clothes and recent, native produce beneath one roof.
Ray already had a background within the produce enterprise, first as a driver, after which an operations supervisor, earlier than establishing a relationship with Contemporary Produce Sportswear.
Two years after their opening on the Plaza, the couple moved the enterprise throughout the state line into downtown Mission, the place they finally settled into their location on Johnson Drive in 2011.
Alongside the best way, they parted methods with the produce, and have become a extra conventional clothes and retail outlet, including jewellery and different extra profitable stock within the final decade.
“We gave up on produce earlier than transferring into our present location,” Ray Hanf mentioned. “The cantaloupes go unhealthy, the clothes doesn’t.”
Remaining stock is now 50% off
With the time limit quick approaching, all remaining garments, in addition to different retailer stock are on sale now at 50% off.
Becky says the couple plans to keep up a presence within the space (they stay solely 12 minutes from the shop), however are additionally wanting ahead to their subsequent chapter, and never having to report back to the shop six days per week.
Regardless of pressures to take action via the years, the couple maintained a conventional retail enterprise mannequin, whereas others round them tried to maintain evolving with growing expertise.
“We stayed a brick and mortar (operation) all these years,” Beck Hanf mentioned. “We served our native buyer base and (catered) to these ladies.”
The store survived COVID-19
Whereas Becky mentioned branching out on-line all the time felt too costly and burdensome for a small enterprise like theirs, there was a notable exception: after they have been closed for almost two months in 2020 in the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ray and Becky at the moment would take Fb associates on digital procuring excursions of the shop, and so they zeroed in on a product that Becky calls “fancy sweat pants.”
Native customers fell in love with the “joggers” coming from abroad, boasting a “one-size-fits-all” minimize and plenty of colourful designs.
“These ‘joggers’ acquired us via COVID,” Becky mentioned. “Girls simply love them. I had 32 completely different designs in right here at one time and so they have been all (promoting out).”
All gross sales are remaining
On Mission Contemporary Vogue’s Fb web page, the couple says they are going to be open day by day from now till Might 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (besides Mom’s Day, after they’ll be closed).
They settle for money or bank card for all purchases, which will likely be remaining.
Clothes, jewellery and different equipment are all now marked at 50% off, and furnishings and different retailer fixtures are priced as marked.