As nonessential businesses throughout Connecticut and elsewhere have been shuttered, many small businesses are struggling. This is the third article in a series looking at how small food-related businesses are coping and turning to new business models and technology to stay connected with customers.
Business as usual is anything but, for now. Fortunately for small businesses in the food industry, being deemed essential by the state means they get to keep their doors open but that doesn’t mean they are having an easy time. Setting up contactless ordering, delivery and pickup methods as well as streamlining or juggling staff schedules are a given these days.