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Storefront Business Campaign

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Our essential local businesses are our heroes and they have suffered devastating losses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A volunteer effort led by the East Village Community Coalition (EVCC) along with East Village residents Paul Gale and Perry Leung created an interactive map of open businesses across the neighborhood during the COVID-19 crisis to provide a service to the East Village community and to help sustain our... more »
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Storefront Business Campaign

Covid19-safe Payment Methods

One of the primary ways that Covid19 spreads is contact with infected items, or fomite transmission. Items that are frequently touched, and by many people, can be transmission points for Covid19. Among the biggest risks for fomite transmission, are the payment methods that consumers and businesses use every day like cash and credit cards.

Passing a credit card back and forth to multiple merchants increases risks for... more »
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Storefront Business Campaign

Inventory Challenge

Many small businesses will face financial challenges re-stocking inventory to open after social distancing eases. Especially firms with low margins, perishable inventory, or unsteady supply chains.

Wholesalers and purveyors of all kinds may be unable or unwilling to offer terms to struggling retail businesses.

Difficulty restarting the normal flow of inventory, materials, and merchandise may be too much for rent-burdened... more »