The FDA’s best practices to operate retail food stores, restaurants, and associated pick-up and delivery services during the COVID-19 pandemic to safeguard workers and consumers. Download the guide here.
National Retail Federation Offers “Open for Business – A Blueprint for Shopping Safe” As We Emerge from COVID-19. Download Here
From the Restaurant Workers Foundation USA: Resources for Restaurants and Workers Coping with the COVID-19 Emergency
From the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United: National and city/state resources available to restaurant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From the National Restaurant Association: Preparing for the Coronavirus: Steps for Foodservice and Restaurant Readiness
Virginia Restaurant, Lodging and Travel Association: https://www.virginiaisforrestaurantlovers.com/covid-19-info/resources-links
From the Michigan SBDC: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8080862213536987149
In this video Marc Wilson, retail strategist for the Virginia SBDC, discusses re-opening and operating your business during the COVID pandemic. The session is specifically focused to be helpful to retail, restaurant, and hospitality businesses and will address issues in those industries.
Introduction/Agenda – (3 min)
7 things every business should do (9 min):
- Take stock of your business situation – (2 min)
- Reach out to experts – (1 min)
- Sell online – (3 min)
- Use an Ecommerce platform – (1 min)
- Accept online/contactless payments – (1 min)
- Set up a shipping area – (1 min)
- Sell on social media – (1.5 min)