LOS ANGELES - In a new survey conducted by Main Street America, 8 in 10 businesses are closed temporarily due to the coronavirus crisis.
However, the pandemic is not stopping some owners from figuring out a way to stay open and make money.
Jewelry brand, Taudrey, closed their boutique, but the sales of their personalized pieces haven't stopped.
To engage with their customers, they began a virtual sample sale called "Sip 'N Shop."
Taudrey goes live every Thursday evening on Facebook and Instagram.
During the live stream, they release a discount code and it saves you big on their hand made pieces!
Go to www.taudrey.com.
Next, a project for you and your kids, and a delicious one at that!
Sugarcraft, a Los Angeles bakery, is now shipping out do it yourself cookie decorating kits.
It comes with pre-made sugar cookies, icing, sprinkles, and candies to create your own delicious distraction while in quarantine.
Go to www.sugarcraftla.com.
Restaurants all over Southern California are doing take out and curbside pick up to make sure they stay in business.
But Elephante in Santa Monica is keeping bellies full and drinks flowing in a unique way.
Produce boxes with all the essentials, discounts on certain days, Sunday supper which feeds a family of four for $100. They even sell their delicious cocktails in mason jars.
Go to www.elephantela.com.
You want to burn off those cookies and cocktails?
Barry's Bootcamp trainer, Rachel Robinson took her fitness classes virtually.
She hosts daily training sessions for free.
But she links her Venmo account for those that can give.
A warning: her classes are not for the faint of heart or for cardio haters.