The balance sheet has not yet been drawn up and yet many independent stores are in danger of permanent closure. Too fragile to survive months of confinement, state aid will not be enough to save many of them.
It is too early to talk numbers, but economists agree on 10-15% of final closings. Not to mention store employees who are currently unemployed. The Canadian government remains unclear as to the end of confinement.
Store owners are trying to innovate by offering shopping sessions in Visio Conference, while some are flocking to the web hoping to maintain a decent turnover.
It goes without saying that the consumption of fashion products has dropped drastically. We can only hope for a dazzling recovery, however everything seems uncertain to date. So let’s support our local businesses.
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