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Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream manager Elizabeth Robinson stands in the doorway of the Steamboat Springs store in Wildhorse Marketplace. The store closed its doors Sunday. Robinson cited the location, the economy and a lack of local traffic as reasons for the business's failure.

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Ben & Jerry's closes

Manager: Bad location, bad economy

The local Ben & Jerry's ice cream store has closed its doors in Wildhorse Marketplace. Manager Elizabeth Robinson said the store's last day in business was Sunday. Kerry Shea, property manager for Wildhorse Marketplace, said the closure is pending completion of lease negotiations, which are under way.


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