Article by Kelly Chen

When COVID-19 struck the global food and beverage industry in March 2020, many restaurants faced various hardships due to the required closedown. Dine-in became impossible because it is not easy to keep enough social distancing. The disrupted supply chain and the quickly deteriorated economy made things even worse. However, because food and beverage are essential, this industry is gradually recovering.

Herein, thirty interviews including three follow-ups of small business owners from thirteen countries, conducted by Lockdown Economy from June 2020 to April 2021, are reviewed. Among the twenty-seven businesses interviewed, twenty were opened years before the…

Lockdown Economy

The UN-registered nonprofit social initiative that helps small businesses and self-employed professionals to overcome the challenges of the pandemic.

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