From sidewalk chalk to Japanese whiskey, here’s what sells about city during a pandemic. We all know it is been a banner spring for bathroom paper and tomato soup in cans. But a great deal of us have given up on Costco to help smaller community merchants. And do they have some stories to tell…
Settergren’s Ace Hardware (Mpls.)—Armatage, Diamond Lake, Linden Hills
In order to preserve protected social distancing, staff members carry out individual purchasing at these a few community outlets. “We were having households of six on the lookout for a bathroom plunger,” says operator Mark Settergren, “because they preferred to get out of the home.” Every working day is hectic like a weekend.
What is providing? “Everything!” Sidewalk chalk, mulch, seed, lingerie baggage, pet dog meals, Large Environmentally friendly Eggs. “And bathroom handles like I’ve in no way offered ahead of. There is a great deal of