Lincoln businesses feeling the effects of coronavirus threat
"This weekends cash receipts were down 70 percent, we only did 30 percent of what we did in 2019 during the weekend of boys state basketball."
There’s no doubt that businesses both large and small are feeling the effects the coronavirus is having. People are over–buying at big box stores, but not buying anything from local businesses.
Ballard says with guidelines from the government as well as concern for community spread of the coronavirus, their day to day operations have dramatically changed.
The biggest hit the store took coming from the boys state basketball tournament. No fans at the games meant less customers in her store.