The first franchise location of Hydrate IV Bar opened in Fort Collins this month, and a deal has been signed for another in Arizona.
Owner Corina Lindley said she feels good about her other locations but customer demand is low right now because of the pandemic.
The owner of the insulated beverage holder maker, which is on track to surpass $100 million in sales this year, has been a lifelong entrepreneur focused on making money since the second grade.
Pilates, yoga and barre studio owner Dana Dreifus adapted as the pandemic hit and shuttered her original Whole Bodies Studio in Cheesman Park so her business could thrive in Bonnie Brae.
As more people choose activities that allow for social distancing, makers of paddle boards, bikes, skis and RVs are struggling to keep up with sales amid supply chain disruptions.
The 58,580-square-foot Randy Ross Tennis Center, a members-only club just east of Centennial Airport, will open in mid-September.
“Are we in a bubble? Probably,” said the founder of Colorado Teardrops.
Flywheel Sports opened at 1900 17th St. in 2018.
“I wish I could say I was smart enough to see it coming,” said one co-owner. “Now, of course, it makes sense.”
The city-owned course has been closed since November 2017.