In addition to our normal news coverage, What Now Atlanta is tracking ways Atlanta’s businesses are adapting to the novel coronavirus and the challenges it brings to brick-and-mortars.
While local restaurants have been hit hard by the novel coronavirus, retailers big and small, are also permanently closing up shop citing financial hardship brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Retailers with a national presence are able to scrape by, closing only “underperforming” stores as part of Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings, while small operations are having to shut down completely.
ADDED June 28, 2020
ADDED June 14, 2020
[Editor’s note: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is rapidly evolving as is its effect on Atlanta, and the City’s businesses and its residents. Click here for What Now Atlanta’s ongoing coverage of the crisis. For guidance and updates on the pandemic, please visit the C.D.C. website.]