How the COVID pandemic has impacted Metro Detroit businesses
DETROIT – In addition to the nearly 16,000 COVID-related deaths in Michigan over the last year, we know the pandemic has been devastating to businesses. AdThere have been a few bright spots with some businesses seeing an uptick in businesses due to the pandemic. Dimitri Polychronou owns Earl’s Dry Cleaning. People have been great to work with during this pandemic,” Millen said. AdThe majority of locally-owned businesses have really struggled, but there is hope of things improving as vaccine distribution expands.
COVID-19 pandemic has affected 2 Metro Detroit businesses in very different ways
DETROIT The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a major impact on Metro Detroit businesses. Help Me Hank has been tracking two businesses since the pandemic began, and they have been affected in very different ways. With the popularity of Zoom calls, businesses could continue to take hits, even after COVID-19. Meanwhile, at the Greenhouse of Walled Lake, business is better than ever, owner Jerry Millen said. The rise in marijuana use is connected to the way the coronavirus has affected how people spend their time and money.
Checking in with Metro Detroit businesses that have been hit hard by COVID-19 shutdown
CLAWSON, Mich. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a crushing blow to many small businesses in Metro Detroit. PREVIOUS STORY: Clawson dry cleaner struggles to stay afloat during coronavirus shutdownTo say business has been slow in Metro Detroit would be an understatement. Dimitri Polychronou, the owner of Earls Dry Cleaning in Clawson, sent staff members home in March. Help Me Hank checked on Polychronou in March, and he was obviously concerned. You can hear from Polychronou and Millen in Hank Winchesters full video above.