Are you concerned about your favorite local hot-spot? Favorite local restaurant or boutique?
According to SWNS, it seems the coronavirus pandemic has inspired many Americans to shop small. According to a new survey, 70% of respondents said they have made it a point to avoid big corporations and support small businesses during the last several months. And 79% said the pandemic has changed their thinking on how important small businesses are to their communities.
43% of respondents said the top way they’ve been supporting their local businesses is by ordering take-out and delivery. And over 50% said they have been tipping their delivery drivers more than they did before. 38% said they’ve been donating money to local businesses. Even though they have been supporting their local small businesses, 74% of those surveyed said they are worried that their favorite local spot may not survive. (SWNS)