A new store in Elizabethtown is open for business with an aim to promote small businesses in the community.
The People’s Emporium has opened its doors at 124 W. Broad Street with the goal of promoting the local businesses in Elizabethtown and Bladen County. The business is owned and managed by husband and wife Dwane and Mary Miller. When asked how Mary Miller felt about opening the new store, she went on to say, “I’m thrilled to offer interesting shopping. I want to bring in local artisans instead of them waiting for festivals. It’s exciting to get a lot of great feedback.” Mary Miller also described her future plans for her new business, “We’re planning on expanding the floor space and eventually going upstairs for a meeting space.”
Currently, the store has a large variety of items for sale. Cornhole boards, water floats, sunglasses, specialty foods, candles, and more.
The People’s Emporium is located at 124 W. Broad Street and is open Wednesday to Saturday, 9 am – 6 pm. The store’s number is also (910) 874-7570.