This is a page where we will share the latest news and resources that may help small businesses, especially restaurants and retailers, navigate today and the days ahead. We will update this regularly.

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Helpful Resources from the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

This list of ideas has been shared in discussion among business owners.

  • Close large gathering spaces
  • Move business to online, appointment, curbside or delivery-only
  • Create new online e-commerce platforms and virtual shopping events
  • Expand sick leave policies for employees, and reiterating that no one sick should enter place of business
  • Post signage and communicating to customers and clients that they should not enter if sick, and instructions on how they can call to request delivery or curbside delivery
  • Contact your landlord immediately to request rent abatement
  • Collect donations for individuals and households in need
  • Respond with warmth, kindness and hope to support each other, employees and customers.
  • Band together to support local businesses.