FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) – A business owner in Fayetteville has relied heavily on his arcade to keep the rest of his entertainment complex afloat during the ongoing pandemic.
Dean Melvin, the owner of Omni Plaza properties in Fayetteville, oversees his outdoor golf course, cinema and arcade.
During a period when theaters ran out of significant foot traffic due to a lack of new films and tight restrictions, Melvin said his arcade far exceeded the loss in revenue he saw for his theater.
“It’s paying our bills. I think the theater could barely break even, ”Melvin said.
#NEW: Dean Melvin, owner of Omni Plaza Properties in Fayetteville, tells @ ABC11_WTVD that his arcade makes 80% of his total revenue, creating a real profit for his business.
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