“The last four years have been tough for the building community, especially the smaller, family-run stores.
“It has been hard to deal with changing bank regulations after you have been in business more than 30 years, and everything as you knew it has changed. We have watched many of our friends go down, both competitors and customers. We are still standing, but every day is a challenge.
“As we read about the South Carolina folks and talk with folks around the United States, we know that we are not alone in our everyday fight. I think that some of the suggestions for diversification in the store were good, and use of email and Facebook. We will continue to follow the story and wish them success in whatever way the story continues.”
— Sandy and John Bencsik