For certain Vermont businesses, strategies that worked decades ago are suddenly back in fashion, because they promoted physical distancing even before the era of COVID-19. “It’s part of our nature,” said Gail Daha of the A&W Restaurant on Route 7 in Middlebury. For nearly 70 years, the location has operated as a car hop. There was no need to...
For many businesses across the country, the coronavirus pandemic has meant getting back to basics. Sales strategies like phone orders, home deliveries and even drive-in theaters have suddenly made a comeback.