Wearing a Mask With Glasses can be a challenge!

  • May 22, 2020
  • /   Kevin Hand
  • /   Resources,Ideas
Graphic of the face of a person putting on a mask
An easy trick with a facial tissue or napkin can solve the problem

Great Examples of How Small Businesses are Adapting to COVID-19

  • May 18, 2020
  • /   River Cartie
  • /   Resources,Ideas
Man taking selfie with smart phone
Let’s face it, small business owners have to be creative in order to get through all kinds of ‘tough times’. Our favorites are the ones who do so by thinking outside the box while still managing to keep their sense of humor.

Stores Stress Over How to Handle a Customer Who Won’t Wear a Mask

  • May 16, 2020
  • /   Sharon Terlep
  • /   Resources
Man pushing shopping cart and wearing a face mask
Face coverings for shoppers have become a flashpoint in the debate over how to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Blow-up dolls and pandas become dinner guests as restaurants try to fill empty seats

  • May 14, 2020
  • /   Ideas
Inflatable dolls seated in restaurant booth
The Open Hearth, a historic restaurant in Taylors, South Carolina, just outside of Greenville, is occupying empty booths with blow-up dolls — the “G-rated kind,” WYFF reported.

Many small businesses won't get help from Congress. But there are other options

  • May 12, 2020
  • /   Gene Marks, The Guardian
  • /   Resources
US Flags in front of the Capital
If the Paycheck Protection Program doesn’t cover you, don’t despair: there’s help to be found elsewhere

The Inn at Little Washington Thinks Mannequins Will Make Social Distancing Less Awkward

  • May 12, 2020
  • /   Tierney Plumb
  • /   Ideas
Mannequins seated in a restaurant
The Michelin-starred restaurant hopes to make its dining room feel less empty once customers return at limited capacity

Resources For Small Businesses In Response To The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

  • May 11, 2020
  • /   US SBA Office of Advocacy
  • /   Resources
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Resources For Small Businesses In Response To The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

To Survive the Pandemic, Entrepreneurs Might Try Learning From Nature

  • May 10, 2020
  • /   Stephanie A. Fernhaber and Alyssa Y. Stark
  • /   Ideas,Resources
Cartoon describing Biomimicry as 3.8 billion years of R & D
The field of biomimicry says that businesses can take away crucial lessons by studying how organisms adapt to devastation

Online Funeral Businesses Take Off Amid Coronavirus

  • May 9, 2020
  • /   Margot Boyer-Dry
  • /   Success-Stories,Resources
Image of a video funeral on a monitor
The pandemic is helping these internet services soar. But will the boom fade with the virus?

Activating parking lots during COVID-19 with drive-in movies

  • May 6, 2020
  • /   Brannon Boswell
  • /   Resources,Ideas
Cars parked in a drive-in movie lot
A pop-up drive-in movie experience is helping shopping center owners monetize underutilized parking lots.