In March 2020, businesses were hit hard with the spread of covid 19, while chain businesses like Walmart or Target were hit, he ones that were affected the most were the small restaurant and retail businesses. In the first year of the pandemic, it is estimated that 200,000 business permanently closed around the U.S. in 2020. In Louisville, as of December 9th, 2020, small businesses overall revenue was down 26% during the pandemic. With so few people willing to break quarantine and risk their lives for something as simple as clothes, it is no wonder why small businesses are suffering as much as they are.
From March 1st to July 10th, 2020, over 300 businesses in Louisville permanently closed their doors. Throughout this time, local business owners struggled to keep their doors open. The following businesses stayed open and are somewhere you might like to…
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