Minority business owners adjusting to COVID-19 challenges

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 08, 2020 5:41 PM CT | Published: April 08, 2020 4:58 PM CT
<strong>Dean of Fashion owner Ashley Dean poses for a portrait in her temporarily shuttered Summer Avenue clothing store on Wednesday, April 8. Dean, along with many small-business owners in Memphis, are feeling the economic burdens of the COVID-19 outbreak.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Dean of Fashion owner Ashley Dean poses for a portrait in her temporarily shuttered Summer Avenue clothing store on Wednesday, April 8. Dean, along with many small-business owners in Memphis, are feeling the economic burdens of the COVID-19 outbreak. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

With revenues dropping off significantly due to the pandemic, minority business owners are hoping adding online services can help the bridge the gap until it ends. 

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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