WICHITA — Two years after opening, Wichita Guitar Works is closing.
“Unfortunately, it’s just a numbers game,” says co-owner Curt Mitchell. “The bottom line is the numbers are the numbers.”
Where the numbers were was an issue as well.
“Honestly, 85 percent of our business has been online,” Mitchell says. “It was probably closer to 90 percent.”
“We’ve always had a great reaction to the shop just as far as the overall aesthetics and what we were trying to do,” Mitchell says.
Keeping enough inventory, though, “just proved too daunting of a task, I’m afraid.”