December 8, 2021

‘We’ve got you covered’: Small businesses in San Francisco ready for big holiday season

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — With the latest string of big retail retailer robberies, small businesses are making a case for why you ought to store with them.

On Wednesday, there was a protracted line of shoppers ready to get contained in the Noe Valley Bakery, an indication, maybe, that enterprise is coming again to pre-COVID ranges.

In actual fact, religion in the financial system is what satisfied Michelle O’Connor to turn out to be the brand new proprietor of the well-known reward store “Just for Fun.”

“Thank you to the community for welcoming me as a new business owner and we’re here, we’ve got load of things, we’ve got you covered,” expressed O’Connor.

Many survived the COVID disaster however now small enterprise additionally need to cope with provide chain issues. They have been making ready.

“We’ve had some great early holiday shopping. There’s some huge supply chain issues right now in book stores, a lot of stuff is sold out but we have wonderful books to sell people. We have lots to sell people. We have lots of great recommendations, so we’re excited,” stated Martha Dietzel the proprietor of Folio E book Retailer.

The dramatic robberies that occurred final weekend across the Bay Space could assist lure individuals to neighborhood retailers.

WATCH: Movies present scope of Bay Space’s weekend of organized retail robberies

Nonetheless, at the very least one small enterprise right here was burglarized after a truck smashed into the constructing.

On Saturday morning, one of many home windows at Plump Jack Wine and Spirits in Noe Valley was smashed and merchandise stolen.

“There have been break-ins here as well but I think it feels like a safer neighborhood and there’s a sense of community here that you might not get from the bigger downtown shops,” stated an worker of the “When Modern Was” retailer.