More than 90-percent of Mobile businesses impacted by COVID-19

Mobile County

Chamber survey indicates more than half of business anticipate more impacts due to coronavirus closures

More than ninety-percent of Mobile area businesses say they have been impacted by COVID-19, and more than a third anticipate a bleak 3rd quarter.

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce conducted a survey and received more than 500 responses. The Chamber released the findings Friday.

90.3-percent responded their business had been imacpted by the cornavirus outbreak. Other findings:

  • 63-percent say they are watching spending
  • 58-percent are adjusting work schedules
  • 57-percent are anticipating future impacts due to closures
  • 56-percent that did furlough employees have NOT called any of those back to work.
  • 55-percent have cancelled events or orders.
  • 49-percent have reduced hours, shifts, work days or wages

Looking forward to Q3 2020, 36-percent of the respondents predict a decrease in sales and/or production.

The nine question survey of Chamber members was conducted from May 14 to May 20.

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