What Services or Goods can be SOLD during a corona recession?

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What Services or Solutions will sell well during a corona recession?

NOT health or illness related products (too controversial).

I'm meaning more in the context of the economic recession itself. People and businesses will have less money to spend, but is there a hidden gem that will sell extra-well during a recession?

What do you anticipate will sell well via phone, door-to-door, etc?

What do businesses want?

What do individuals want?
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  • Profile picture of the author animal44
    Garden Centre doing well with online orders. Guess people self isolating are self isolating in the garden and getting all those put off jobs done...

    Hotel opening as a luxury self isolating centre. All meals delivered to your room. No need for joining the panic buying hoards. No shortage of toilet paper!

    Wholesalers who normally sell to hotels and restaurants setting up home delivery.

    IT staff installing systems to assist people working from home.

    Commercial cleaning companies getting extra work cleaning more frequently to protect staff.

    Taxi Drivers doing home deliveries.

    Some businesses changing their production to produce essential supplies.
    F1 teams and JCB looking at making ventilators.
    Brewery making hand sanitizer

    Just have to use your imagination. I'm sure there's loadsa business for someone using their creativity to re-purpose businesses that have lost all their customers.
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  • Profile picture of the author myob
    In addition to the above:

    Home businesses are booming (esp MLM, affiliate marketing)

    Health, fitness, home gyms will always have strong interest.

    Camping equipment sales is also doing exceptionally well.

    Entertainment, games, funny videos, podcasts, DIY how-to information, etc can drive massive traffic.

    For example, if you can produce videos, YouTube views may be an unprecedented opportunity for targeted exposure.

    But stay away from any reference regarding the crisis or the economy. The perception by your customers of taking advantage of the current situation will damage your brand perhaps beyond recovery.
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  • Profile picture of the author GordonJ
    Originally Posted by Steven of Polonius View Post

    What Services or Solutions will sell well during a corona recession?

    NOT health or illness related products (too controversial).

    I'm meaning more in the context of the economic recession itself. People and businesses will have less money to spend, but is there a hidden gem that will sell extra-well during a recession?

    What do you anticipate will sell well via phone, door-to-door, etc?

    What do businesses want?

    What do individuals want?
    Step back, away from wants, to NEEDS. Because in a crisis, and if it is an extended one, then needs surge in the marketplace, hence, we saw the knee jerk reaction to stocking up on toilet paper.

    We must eat. So, that is at the top. Consider the many layers of income, at the low level, the food banks serve up the standard pastas, sodium and sugar foods which lead to ever more health problems.

    At the top, the people who have cooks and personal chefs, probably won't change much of anything.

    Take a look at a couple of FOOD companies. Look at Schwann's, which ironically was sold to a S. Korean company in the recent past. They deliver food.

    Reports out of MN are they are hiring production workers throughout their companies, looking to keep their trucks on the road and fully stocked.

    Uber Eats, Door dash, Postmates are all potential boom companies, albeit, not much money for the drivers there...which could open the door for a private courier (local) delivery driver, make sure to check out licensing for this.

    Snacks and alcohol, as well as tobacco and recreational (illegal) drugs also boom during these times, think of small affordable guilty PLEASURES, and maybe find a niche there.

    Look at GFS Marketplace (Gordon Food Services, a privately held company) and how they are offering DELIVERY. If you have a Marketplace near you, it could be a great place to CO OP shop.

    You might be able to organize a neighborhood co-op, where you can buy food in larger quantities like at GFS or SAM'S/COSTCO and then redistribute it.

    All things, MEALS on wheels/delivery have a bright future. The WANTS part of it, will be a little higher up the economic ladder where folks will pay for more premium foods.

    Food, clothing, shelter (clean and safe). ARE the big 3 NEEDS, and each has niches upon niches of wants in them.

    Some will wash their clothes with the cheapest soap, othes must use TIDE or SA8, dry cleaners who deliver will probably do well too.

    There have been some good ideas presented, what is important is to get started, and sort it out quickly for what you want/can/must do and if your area supports that goal.

    A lot of HOW TO information is going to be sold in the next few months, that is one area I plan to be heavily involved in.

    But DOING something, without too much planning, which is opposite of my normal advice, is probably going to bode you well and keep trying to find something that works for you.

    GordonJ

    A big PS.

    This feels like a fishing expedition, considering your business and all those endorsements, are you asking for your clients? Nothing wrong with fishing, we all do it, maybe it is due to the crisis.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
    A few of my IM related customers asked me what Online Courses would I recommend. Their logic is since that are 'home locked' then they will spend some time sharpening up their knowledge and skills.
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    • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
      Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

      A few of my IM related customers asked me what Online Courses would I recommend. Their logic is since that are 'home locked' then they will spend some time sharpening up their knowledge and skills.
      My first thought when I realized that we were going to have a few weeks without business as usual...I thought of training.

      Salespeople that are going to be not seeing customers for a few weeks...could sharpen their skills. I have a few dozen books I haven't read yet...sitting on my bookshelves. So there I am.

      Of course, the same with marketers, MLM guys, internet people.

      if you can't cut down trees, take the time to sharpen your ax.
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      • Profile picture of the author myob
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        if you can't cut down trees, take the time to sharpen your ax.
        As marketers, we should ditch the ax and bull doze through the jungle. In my not so humble opinion, this is not the time to slow down our marketing and promotion.

        With businesses shuttering worldwide and unemployment skyrocketing, people are looking for solutions to provide for their families. This is especially another boom time for MLM and affiliate marketing.

        Personally, I have stepped up my own marketing, advertising, and sales on a massive scale through online webinars, video/podcast production, online/offline articles, social media advertising, etc,
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        • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
          Originally Posted by myob View Post

          As marketers, we should ditch the ax and bull doze through the jungle. In my not so humble opinion, this is not the time to slow down our marketing and promotion..
          I don't disagree. If you are in a business that sells online, sells to businesses that are still open, or sells over the phone to people that are still there..then this becomes an opportunity to ramp up sales.


          But if you are in personal selling...where you are actually meeting the people you sell to..it's probably a time to study...maybe call customers and prospects to build the relationship.

          Originally Posted by myob View Post

          With businesses shuttering worldwide and unemployment skyrocketing, people are looking for solutions to provide for their families. This is especially another boom time for MLM and affiliate marketing..
          MLM if you can do it online, direct mail, or by phone. MLM surges during tough economic times, as does most selling...but this is different. Personal contact is becoming a health hazard. It will pass, but I would focus on non-contact work.


          Originally Posted by myob View Post

          Personally, I have stepped up my own marketing, advertising, and sales on a massive scale through online webinars, video/podcast production, online/offline articles, social media advertising, etc.
          Of course, of course...all these things are effective and don't require touching people..or touching doorknobs.

          I hate to say this, but this virus is going to decimate lots of businesses. And that's when you can pick up inventories and other assets for a song.

          And during the 2008 recession? we had our greatest growth, because I started serious online marketing...while my local competitors went out of business.


          But me? Now? I'm reading books and writing presentations. Still highly productive...I'm just not touching people. And this year. public speaking may be completely out..but webinars and online advertising are in.

          I shouldn't have mentioned internet people in my last post. I was delirious.
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          • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post


            But if you are in personal selling...where you are actually meeting the people you sell to..it's probably a time to study...maybe call customers and prospects to build the relationship.

            4 real, (cause im lazy ) here is an excerpt of what I said to my group last month.

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            I know most of you are salespeople and not emailers.


            You need to change up how you do things and you need to change now.


            I created an additional Facebook group that specifically teaches you how to email and I'm there answering questions.

            If you want to email but never figured it out or just never had time to learn. Join.


            You aren't going to be able to do face to face sales to companies that don't exist and if they do...then what?

            Have you ever tried to make a sale wearing a mask, while the prospect is wearing a mask and standing 6 feet away? I see that being problematic unless society changes on a dime.


            Email, webinars, and phone sales are probably going to be the hot thing again for a while, but none of that will work until we prep.
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          • Profile picture of the author myob
            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

            And during the 2008 recession? we had our greatest growth, because I started serious online marketing...while my local competitors went out of business.
            Back then, massive nationwide offline marketing by cold calling, seminars, and belly-to-belly sales also resulted in record growth for my business.

            Once the lockdown is lifted, my marketing machine is once again posed for yet another record year in sales. My telemarketing is getting fantastic contact rates because record numbers of people are home.

            Despite the depression-like economy of 15%+ unemployment, perhaps as much as 60-80% have gobs of money to spend and are waiting ...

            In my not so humble opinion, now is not the time to let up on opportunistic capturing of market share. For example, about a month ago I partnered up with a small local printing company.

            We have already seen massive demand and growth nationwide selling marketing consulting services and custom A-frame signs, large window signs, banners, and spinners which read - "We're OPEN".

            The resulting contacts being developed now will result in additional product sales through my affiliate programs, marketing systems, and of course my backend flagship MLM recruiting efforts.
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            • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
              Originally Posted by myob View Post


              In my not so humble opinion, now is not the time to let up on opportunistic capturing of market share. For example, about a month ago I partnered up with a small local printing company.
              If I was still in the game, my dev team and sales force would be cranking...end of story.

              This is the time for big idea people to get off there asses and move.

              Every penny you hear about someone losing...is just getting transferred to someone else's pocket.
              It might as well go into yours.

              People who never ever had a chance in their lives to become rich due to circumstances....do now.

              Well the ones who hustle and don't need you, me, or some stupid forum to tell em its time to move will.
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              • Profile picture of the author myob
                Originally Posted by kenmichaels View Post

                This is the time for big idea people to get off there asses and move.
                It is happening right now. The innovations, inventions, emerging technologies, research breakthroughs, revolutionary materials (graphene applications, recombinant DNA, low gravity manufacturing, etc are now child's play in comparison) are being incubated at this very moment. In many ways, recessions and depressions are exciting times for some of us.
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  • Profile picture of the author savidge4
    Using this as a guide: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news...-down/2333625/

    We now understand specifically which business' will be CLOSED and which have the ability to remain open.

    I am right now focusing on the trades / construction industry... Building is being shut down - BUT Home repair is remaining open. AND the food industry and the service of "Delivery" which looking at the list above there is indications this is being dropped ( Look at Restaurants and it is directly noted that "Pick-up ONLY" is indicated ) Speaking with my local authorities they are suggesting that will remain open.

    I am also looking at non essential business' that have the opportunity of online sales and working out a system to make that happen at scale.

    Someone like Claude's business as an example... For the next 3 weeks+ if some ones vacuum belt breaks or they don't have bags they will have to go online to buy one. THESE are pockets I am systematically trying to identify and locally source.

    There is PLENTY of opportunity here for those willing to hussle.

    Graphic designers / Marketers in general should be creating Facebook / Social media ad creatives for local business' to post - this ALONE could keep someone busy.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
    A few of you know that I buy wholesale and resell to auctions and flea markets.


    One of the things I bought last year for resell this year is Cane Fishing Poles.


    Last week, thinking that a lot of low-income as well as homeless people here in Tennessee will need to supplement their food stores/pantries I donated half of my stock to local churches. The response from people that 'need' to source additional food stuffs was overwhelming according to a few churches.


    Now, don't get wrong, I am not a serious Christian at all, some of you know me, lol, but I strongly hold that helping others is a good thing and if there is a judgement day I hope the main man might consider that before he casts me away.


    This morning I received a call from a local county official and she knows that I am also involved in the hunting and fishing business. She asked me if I would be interested in sharing some of my skills and resources with 'youth organizations.'


    My first response was something like "If the kids are anything like my nieces then absolutely not interested."


    She responded something like "Some of the youth do not know where their next meal is coming from."


    I immediately told her "I am all in."


    Now all I have to do (no small task) is figure out how I am going to transport at least two truck loads of kids and a few adults to and from a fishing hole without the virus coming into play.


    Any ideas?
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    • Profile picture of the author savidge4
      Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

      This morning I received a call from a local county official and she knows that I am also involved in the hunting and fishing business. She asked me if I would be interested in sharing some of my skills and resources with 'youth organizations.'

      She responded something like "Some of the youth do not know where their next meal is coming from."

      I immediately told her "I am all in."

      Now all I have to do (no small task) is figure out how I am going to transport at least two truck loads of kids and a few adults to and from a fishing hole without the virus coming into play.
      Forget the HOW, and focus on the WHAT. Come back to said county official with a written game plan of WHAT you can do, WHAT you can supply - THEY will then figure out the HOW.
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    • Profile picture of the author jherewini
      There is a proverb that rings true right now, give a man a fish you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish you feed him for life, why dont you do how to videos

      that would get you around the transport and virus issues and Your still targeting your audience and in terms of getting the resources into the hands of the children, drop them into a local church, community centre or ask your local community official to pass them onto the youth for you

      that way your not having to pay for delivery and by sending a get started pack the youth could view that as a bonus reason for watching your how to videos


      Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

      A few of you know that I buy wholesale and resell to auctions and flea markets.


      One of the things I bought last year for resell this year is Cane Fishing Poles.


      Last week, thinking that a lot of low-income as well as homeless people here in Tennessee will need to supplement their food stores/pantries I donated half of my stock to local churches. The response from people that 'need' to source additional food stuffs was overwhelming according to a few churches.


      Now, don't get wrong, I am not a serious Christian at all, some of you know me, lol, but I strongly hold that helping others is a good thing and if there is a judgement day I hope the main man might consider that before he casts me away.


      This morning I received a call from a local county official and she knows that I am also involved in the hunting and fishing business. She asked me if I would be interested in sharing some of my skills and resources with 'youth organizations.'


      My first response was something like "If the kids are anything like my nieces then absolutely not interested."


      She responded something like "Some of the youth do not know where their next meal is coming from."


      I immediately told her "I am all in."


      Now all I have to do (no small task) is figure out how I am going to transport at least two truck loads of kids and a few adults to and from a fishing hole without the virus coming into play.


      Any ideas?
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    Darn.

    Even a surefire global crisis don't kickstart the PRINCESS BALESTRA SHOWAH KARAOKE MIRACLE.

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    Tellya, I dun all the hits -- even opera -- an' I been savin' 'em up for stuff like the zaaahmbie apocalypse bcs I figured plenty people gonna need a lift when they havin' their brains sucked out.

    Who knew asswipe stuffs mattered more than Moi?

    All I know is, non-tactile interconnecto of internet stuffs has added kinda value rn -- even if'n you jus' streamin' all kindsa TV while you chained to your own wall.
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      Caskets and mortuary stuff?

      Socially-distant dating arrangements?

      Personal loans?
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    I feel exactly what we are doing online IM-wise will keep expanding. Less folks working the phones. Certainly less folks going door to door; a family of 4 covered their mouths and looked on in horror when I walked by them yesterday LOL. Considering I'm a fairly handsome man in the tiniest of circles , I suspect, fear of virus thingee.

    Anyway, keep doing what we have been doing because more folks will flock to us and join up, seeing the potential of working at home, now that so many folks are on forced vacations.

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  • Hi, anything related to food would be great and totally essential.

    With limited sources and supply of food, important to get people to know how to make one-dish meals with limited ingredients.

    Coming up with an E-Recipe Book to beat the short supply of food at supermarkets. Easy quick-fix simple and few-ingredients e-recipes for meals would be handy. One cam also consider creating an app for people to key in the ingredients that they have and get suggestions from the app on the type of possible meals with the ingredients that are keyed into the app.

    Providing a service of running errands from food takeaway, grocery shopping, etc for people who prefer to stay indoor.

    Just some small but unusual ideas to tide over this crisis...
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  • Profile picture of the author ebony bullock
    Hello,

    Being that this is a time of uncertainty, and people are worried about their income, you could create an online course for individuals that would allow them to create income for themselves.
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  • Profile picture of the author trevordd
    I think some financial courses or maybe some psychological support services might be interesting. Also, maybe some interesting small accessories like Soft Enamel Pins, for example? I think they are cool and can be used as gifts, corporate gifts, marketing items, etc. I guess it is a really interesting and working idea
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  • There are many services and goods that can be sold at this time of Corona. Special IT services such as videos, images, banners, content, blogs, etc. Apart from this, you can also sell food items through online orders.
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  • Profile picture of the author jherewini
    In all honesty every business needs customers with out those you dont have a successful business, the click industry is a trillion dollar industry, Take Facebook & Google their number 1 revenue comes from advertising

    Home businesses, MLM, Affilliate Marketers, you name it they all want to put their offer infront of their target audience, COVID19 has changed the way businesses need to service their customers, the industry to get into right now would be the click industry

    where they send highly targeted leads to those businesses tier 1 leads for example are from countries like USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom. The more customers a business can get through its cash register the better off that business will be.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
    Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

    A few of you know that I buy wholesale and resell to auctions and flea markets.

    One of the things I bought last year for resell this year is Cane Fishing Poles.

    Last week, thinking that a lot of low-income as well as homeless people here in Tennessee will need to supplement their food stores/pantries I donated half of my stock to local churches. The response from people that 'need' to source additional food stuffs was overwhelming according to a few churches.

    Now, don't get wrong, I am not a serious Christian at all, some of you know me, lol, but I strongly hold that helping others is a good thing and if there is a judgement day I hope the main man might consider that before he casts me away.

    This morning I received a call from a local county official and she knows that I am also involved in the hunting and fishing business. She asked me if I would be interested in sharing some of my skills and resources with 'youth organizations.'

    My first response was something like "If the kids are anything like my nieces then absolutely not interested."

    She responded something like "Some of the youth do not know where their next meal is coming from."

    I immediately told her "I am all in."

    Now all I have to do (no small task) is figure out how I am going to transport at least two truck loads of kids and a few adults to and from a fishing hole without the virus coming into play.

    Any ideas?
    Originally Posted by jherewini View Post

    There is a proverb that rings true right now, give a man a fish you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish you feed him for life, why dont you do how to videos
    Because I am taking the kids fishing. As I previously stated, the kids will be taken to a fishing holee, I'll provide the fishing gear, teach them how to fish, the kids will hopefully catch fish. Since the original post we have volunteers that will cook the fish at the fishing hole for the kids to eat.

    I don't see how a kid can eat a video?

    Originally Posted by jherewini View Post

    that would get you around the transport and virus issues and Your still targeting your audience and in terms of getting the resources into the hands of the children, drop them into a local church, community centre or ask your local community official to pass them onto the youth for you
    Uh, as I previously stated, the city is providing the transportation - this is not a sale, so there is no target audience - I previously donated the fishing gear to a local church that passed them on to the youth and adults.

    Originally Posted by jherewini View Post

    that way your not having to pay for delivery and by sending a get started pack the youth could view that as a bonus reason for watching your how to videos
    Uh, as I previously stated, I already donated the gear at my own expense. And I'll be donating more at my own expense.

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    This is about feeding kids and adults that are hit by hard times. I have no intention to make a buck. Matter of fact, I'll pay at least two of my employees a full days wages or more to assist. Could care less about a "target audience". What I do care about is keeping everyone safe.

    Since my post the city will provide two buses, two drivers, one Life Guard and one Med Tech. The local churches will provide volunteers to cook, cooking utensils, picnic tables and side dishes (potatoe salad, hush puppies, etc. And my favorite Peach Cobbler.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Is it legal to sell face masks, gloves and hand sanitizers?
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    • Profile picture of the author myob
      Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

      Is it legal to sell face masks, gloves and hand sanitizers?
      Selling these items during this crisis will most likely taint your business image unless you are already in this space.

      What I do is donate these and other essentials through charity drives and directly to prospects. There is perhaps no better advertising.
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      • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
        Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

        Is it legal to sell face masks, gloves and hand sanitizers?


        Originally Posted by myob View Post

        Selling these items during this crisis will most likely taint your business image unless you are already in this space.

        What I do is donate these and other essentials through charity drives and directly to prospects. There is perhaps no better advertising.
        That's a little short sited in today's environment...You can make money selling that stuff and look good doing it.

        The current accepted way is to convert BOGO (Buy One, Get One) to
        Buy One, Give One - to COVID19 charity

        It works from socks to cars...go watch some tv commercials and you can confirm for yourself.
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  • Profile picture of the author mandiradebnath
    Making masks at home will be a good business. Though the groceries are opened by the e-commerce store. But no one is delivering all types of clothes. But people need regular wears. If anyone can provide regular wears in a hygienic way, it will be a good business.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alan Smola
    I think a service you could offer up that is thriving right now, is virtual assistance. If you are organized, and have extra time, you could rent out your service and get paid for helping someone organize their work/home life.

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  • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
    Local printing in NYC was featured on CBS news last night. They had to buy another printer to keep up with demands. There phones are ringing off the hook for orders for signs saying Stay 6' feet apart. Other things like signs for Mask required, patterns on the floor that say to keep people standing 6 feet apart and more.

    The business was closed during the Pandemic. The owner thought she was going to have to close down foe good. Now they can not keep up with the work !
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    • Profile picture of the author myob
      Originally Posted by DWolfe View Post

      Local printing in NYC was featured on CBS news last night. They had to buy another printer to keep up with demands. There phones are ringing off the hook for orders for signs saying Stay 6' feet apart. Other things like signs for Mask required, patterns on the floor that say to keep people standing 6 feet apart and more.

      The business was closed during the Pandemic. The owner thought she was going to have to close down foe good. Now they can not keep up with the work !
      This is happening all across the country. Small printshops are also selling banners for businesses simply saying "We're OPEN", usually with an option to order online or curbside pickup.
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      • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
        Originally Posted by myob View Post

        This is happening all across the country. Small printshops are also selling banners for businesses simply saying "We're OPEN", usually with an option to order online or curbside pickup.
        Excellent point !! Seen a lot of those were open signs. Also been using curbside pickups at Tractor Supply and Panera Bread. Even the parking spot have custom signs. Thanks again for pointing that out.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Interesting I have not seen this mentioned on the local or national news at all....homes are selling like hotcakes. I have a friend looking for a house to buy - she has submitted offers on THREE homes so far - all of the houses had JUST hit the market - all had multiple offers and all sold for more tha list price. That does not HAPPEN here...but it is.


    Hadn't thought much of it till just now when I did a Realtor.com search - page after page of listings had 'pending' at the top of the listing. WHY are people buying houses at this rate? Because they have time to look?



    A man we know has a large RV dealership - he said he can hardly keep up with the sales now. People tell him they are new to RV - but buying RV for travel rather than stay in hotels, eat in restaurants, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author myob
    Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

    Hadn't thought much of it till just now when I did a Realtor.com search - page after page of listings had 'pending' at the top of the listing. WHY are people buying houses at this rate?
    Interest rates are at all-time lows. Investors across many sectors of the economy, especially in high end real estate and commercial areas are in a position to benefit from these unprecedented opportunities.

    Small businesses (especially in technology, medical, aerospace, transportation, recreation, etc) are booming. The NASDAQ has been at record highs, and some sectors of the DOW also have been recovering beyond expectations.

    Now is perhaps the best time in generations for investors.
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    A lot of home buyers were already to purchase in the Spring, when the housing market was shut down. Here in NJ the Realtors have reported that their phones have been ringing because people want out of NYC . The NY Times posted a map where New Yorker's were headed https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/...g-leaving.html Also areas in California and other parts of the country were in the middle of a housing boom before the lock downs.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
    Reminds me an old saying "You can run, but you can't hide."


    I remember a few discussions, actually more of mentions than discussions here in the forum around March about how some of my friends and clients were interested in moving to remote communities to get as far away as possible from the virus.


    The people I talked to wanted to be as far removed as possible and still have access to electricity, water, health care and.. the internet. The majority of my clients are business owners interested in hunting and fishing.


    After working out the logistics with a small group of contractors we decided on RVs parked on lots with access to creeks, ponds and lakes. May saw the last of the group move onto a lot.


    Mid July all of them will have electricity and water provided by one or all of the creeks, ponds and lakes. Drinking water from two different springs.


    The majority of the food will be vegetables from local farmers and home gardening, meat from butchers and hunting, fish from markets and fishing the creeks, ponds and lakes.


    We decided against homes or cabins for the short term because they all wanted to move as quickly as possible to avoid the virus. Future plans are dependent on the outcome of the pandemic.


    Thus far everyone is adjusting. They all remain in contact with their businesses via mobile and satellite and when they are not available to their respective businesses they have a prerecorded message "Gone fishing." BTW, in the event one of us calls and they are busy doing what hunters and fishermen do best.. same message.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Interesting the graph shows New Yorkers moving to cities most like NY? lol


    Good news - they do not seem to be moving to my area ...at least not at a measurable rate. Made my day!
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  • Profile picture of the author mandiradebnath
    Grocery services and now the clothing business is also available online. I have purchased different products from FirstCry for my son.
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    I heard pools are big sellers
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