Indies have pivoted quickly during the COVID-19 outbreak, from setting up online retail, curbside pickup and home delivery ASAP to supporting their employees, customers and community.
55 percent of those surveyed reported difficulty finding these operational necessities, but in typical indie fashion, they figured out a solution.
Most said they were already diligent about cleaning, but added that they have increased disinfecting and sanitizing during this pandemic.
Nearly 5 percent are 'close to panicking.'
Stores are doing quite well. Other types of businesses, not so much.
This pet store uses a holistic approach to pet care and management.
Pet health — both physical and mental — comes first.
Stores and service providers are increasing sanitization, expanding offerings and communicating with customers online.
Instead of sending U.S.-based representatives, the companies have opted out of the annual show.
Turn unexpected items into fixtures.
Precautions are in place, including hand-sanitizing stations and stepped-up cleaning and disinfecting schedules.
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Paws on Main offers assistance — with product packages, plus referrals to its sister business.
From displays and signs in-store to webinars and graphics online.
They made their dog boutique an extension of the customers' homes.
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It aims to change people's misperceptions about reptiles.
Pets gazebo, boarding facilities and more...