Waldron did not return messages asking for comment.
Over the summer, Waldron had mounted a vigorous campaign against holding charity roadblocks at the corner of Broadway and Sixth Street near her shop, saying they cut business on an average Friday from around $300 to nearly nothing.
The used goods store’s demise isn’t unusual among small business startups. Almost a quarter of businesses shut down after less than a year in business and one-third are closed by their second anniversary, according to 2010 data gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Sarah Einselen is news editor at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 574-732-5151. Twitter: @PharosSME