Chocolate shop plans relocation, renovation (November 2014)
“Each year RCI members look forward to Candy Clinic for new ideas,” Angie Burlison, RCI executive director, said in a release. “Innovation, creative thinking and marketing are hallmarks of successful confectionery businesses across the country and we enjoy being an avenue for idea sharing.”
Winans Chocolates + Coffees has 16 stores, including five in the Troy and Piqua area. It traces its roots to the late 1800s, and is now under the fourth generation of family ownership of Joe Reiser and Laurie Winans Reiser. Its six Dayton-area locations in Montgomery and Greene counties are franchise-owned.
Laurie Winans Reiser said today, June 29 that the award-winning Easter promotion generated $1,636 for local charities, and plans call for repeating the promotion next year.
Dayton's local coffee scene is growing -- here's four to try. (Tabatha Wharton)