WHEN rent became too high in Port Douglas, instead of giving up Jenny Atkins relocated her ice-cream store to Mossman.
Originally known as Wendys in Port Douglas, Jenny stayed with the franchise and is selling Wendys ice-cream under a licence agreement in her new store The Scoop.
“I had to leave Port Douglas because the rent, my rent was horrendous, I’m paying one-fifth of what I was paying there,” she said.
“I tried for nearly 12 months to negotiate with the landlord but they chose to let it go, this shop came up and d I said, ’That’s it I’m out’.
“Now I have a lot lower rent with very much the same turnover and similar products, it’s been really good, but I feel bad about leaving port Douglas.”
The Scoop has been open for four months and offers ice-cream, icecream cakes, coffee, cakes, shakes, hotdogs and internet facilities and the location is ideal - across the road from the school.
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