MVP085: Resources and Advice For Staying In Business During The Covid-19 Pandemic
The situation is changing day by day and for many game store owners, business is anything but the usual.
Social distancing and isolation have made the traditional model for local game stores unfeasible if not impossible. Hosting events is no longer an option and likely won't be a long time.
And for the stores in regions that are particular hard hit like California and New York, options are even more limited as they've been forced to close their doors entirely.
But there is some good news. The industry as a whole is coming together to help support the front line game stores and there are still ways to keep your business running, even in the midst of a lock down situation.
John Coviello is on the podcast again to share how he's dealing with the situation in his business, and some of the things he's been doing to mitigate the negative effects of the pandemic. Listen in to learn how publishers and distributors are creating programs to help your business continue to generate revenue as well what government programs are being made available to small businesses so they can weather the storm.