“To this day, it’s still a mystery how she discovered me. But knowing that she’s worn a pair of my leggings is pretty life changing,” said the founder.
The grocer, which has renovated and given a new name to its Cap Hill location, wants to add 8,050 square feet to its space at 1111 S. Washington St.
A group of investors that includes prominent Denverites such as Dick Monfort bought the 49-year-old book store chain, which has been hurt by the pandemic.
The home goods retailer’s location in Lone Tree near Park Meadows mall is also among 200 stores being shuttered nationwide.
Portland-based My Fit Foods has operated in the Denver Tech Center since 2018 and is looking at expanding to Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs.
The location near Park Meadows mall is one of 200 nationwide the home goods retailer is planning to shutter within two years.
“We were balancing a very fine precipice — trying to grow a business that’s product-based in the outdoor space while paying attorneys to pursue recovery of some of our key assets,” said the company’s founder.
In order to find the right suppliers for their West Highland shop, owners Anna Bernhardt and Nathan Samsel “had to be willing to be scammed,” they said.
Sarah and Mic Ortega purchased 4415-4423 W. 43rd Ave. to eliminate any possibility of having to move their business again.
Denver native Katie Carrera has 20 years of experience in the industry, but she had been waiting for the right opportunity to branch out on her own.