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How can local business join forces against eComm giants

Even before the pandemic, there was a rising demand for online order and speedy delivery for goods and services. Consumers often turn to "big box" services such as Amazon, who are able to provide an "everything store" experience that includes free and quick delivery. While people love to shop from their neighborhood businesses, the businesses are largely unable to provide the experience consumers have come to expect.... more »
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Technology Access in the Midst of a Crisis trending idea

As the crisis began to unfold and an emergency order was issued, there was growing difficulty to communicate with many small businesses which did not have sufficient technology access like websites, Facebook pages or even business email addresses. As with many BIDs, having up to date communication list are difficult to maintain however, during this pandemic it has made it very difficult to relay up to minute details of... more »

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Staying Essential

Once the Executive Order was issued for all non-essential businesses to close, over 80% of the 125th Street BID District was shut down. Those businesses that were essential were overwhelmed and some had difficulties keeping essential items on the shelf. Those businesses that were already doing business online continued to do so and the BID promoted their online presence. It brought to the forefront a thought that all... more »
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Crisis Communication trending idea

Once non-essential businesses were closed by Executive Order from the Governor, effective communication with members became problematic immediately. Maintaining and updating membership database is always challenging as the nature of business activities such as changes in personnel, opening and closing of new businesses, development and more brings constant turnovers. Now that door-to-door was also not possible, this forced... more »

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Public Safety Updates

A lot of businesses and BIDs have been reporting a spike in graffiti,vandalism and other safety concerns over the past several weeks. The Chamber recently brought on a deputy inspector to answer questions (digitally) with the Brooklyn BIDs and it was a very productive session. It seemed also there is limited use of Zoom and similar technologies within the police department but the feedback we got from the two officers... more »

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