Although Nashville has been modified back to Phase Two from Phase Three, Broadway was still crowded this past weekend. If you have driven by you will see that a lot of people are not complying with the mandatory mask mandate. However, businesses are complying with the restrictions and those businesses are definitely feeling the impact.
According the the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce the largest impact on small businesses in Nashville was back in May when 56% had to furlough staff. Many say we're doing better than most cities in the nation because those unemployment benefits have finally circulated and people are still being able to purchases their needs and wants. Only July 25, the federal benefits will end so thinking to the future that is something to note.
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