Sno Kone Joe claims he has the right to squeeze the competition out of his market. Mr. Ding-A-Ling is stepping on toes he has no business dealing with, according to "Mr. Kone."
Are you kidding? That thinking is right up there with being the valedictorian of summer school. God bless small-town U.S.A.
Reinvesting in more trucks or cheaper prices will work in the long run to protect your turf. It will cost, mind you, but to proclaim control of a market as yours? Based on what? Will there be a Bomb Pop fight or a Creamsicle massacre?
There's money to be made in ice cream for the kids and convenience for the parent, no doubt. Sno Kone Joe and Mr. Ding-A-Ling should find common ground through better business practices rather than law enforcement.