Businesses face uncertain future after Christmas shopping season
January 13, 2021
Entrepreneurs in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are entering a vulnerable time, according to local business leaders.
Ineke Boekhorst of the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association said some businesses are teetering at the edge of closing, and with the busy Christmas season now past, there will be hard decisions to make.
“There’s several who are really on that edge, and some haven’t returned from the Christmas break,” said Boekhorst, the DMRBIA executive director.
Some, like Latin Flavours Fitness are working hard on making it work online, while others have already closed their doors, like Little Cricket Gift Gallery. Gold Rush Jewellers is closing, but that is a planned retirement this spring.
Source: Maple Ridge News