Faced with the prospect of closing up shop because of the coronavirus, some companies are retooling and pivoting to keep their doors open, and their workers employed.
NOEL KING, HOST:
Social distancing has devastated businesses that only work face to face. Think about hair salons, for example. And then that trickles down. You have the vendors who sell shampoo and conditioner to hair salons. Stacey Vanek Smith and Cardiff Garcia of our daily econ podcast The Indicator met a business owner who’s trying to adapt.
CARDIFF GARCIA, BYLINE: Entrepreneurs and business owners all over the country are in the same position. Their revenue is just gone, up in smoke. And a lot of them are desperately trying to pivot. They’re trying to get online, setting up delivery – trying anything and everything to keep some money coming in, people like Stephanie Luster, who saw things going downhill quickly…