DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: What practical advice can you give small and independent retailers who have immediate needs to pay employees and keep their businesses going?
Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments, featured on RetailWire’s Braintrust :
I happen to believe that there will be many new opportunities for businesses that become really creative in what and how they deliver their goods and services. We need to remain hopeful and positive and work towards keeping things in perspective. Our clients and prospects in CPG and retail must keep things going or the situation will be even worse. People are working from home and trying to do more with less. Their employers still need for them to be as efficient and productive as possible while employees are also dealing with caring for an elderly parent or taking care of their kids who are home. Solutions that make it easier for workers to get what they need to continue doing their jobs while working from home will be critical to coming out of this healthy and solvent on the other side of this crisis.
I know that in NYC, we are all trying to support local small businesses by ordering take out and even cocktails to support bars and restaurants that are already hurting big time. I have never seen NYC so eerily quiet since 9/11.
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