Coastal Cupcakes closing to make way for new opportunity

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Coastal Cupcakes closing to make way for new opportunity

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WILMINGTON- A UNC-Wilmington graduate's business is closing its doors to open up to more opportunities.Coastal Cupcakes plans to end retail operations in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach starting January 1. The owner, Kristen Beckmeyer said she now plans to focus on production and expanded distribution of her new frosting "Topsee Tulip". Both Whole Foods and Lowes Food in the Triangle and the Wilmington area are already calling to re-stock their shelves. "My big ambitious goal is to be national by this time next year,"she said."Hugely ambitious. I don't know if it will happen, but you've got to set the bar kinda high." Beckmeyer said wholesale cupcake orders will remain in operation and gift certificates and all orders already placed will be filled.
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