August 13, 2020
Community support is crucial for businesses recovering from the financial effects of COVID-19 closures. To reopen safely, welcome customers back, and rebuild the local economy, business owners should work together. Here are some examples and suggestions for collaborating during the new normal.
“A sudden downturn in business takes a toll on a business owner,” said Traci Bisson, the owner and founder of It Takes a Village Pet Care in New Hampshire. “After taking time to adjust to your new circumstances, you realize the way you used to do business may no longer work.”
That’s why it helps to “reach out, commiserate, and talk about what comes next” with other professionals in your industry, Bisson said.