How businesses are handling coronavirus delays, demand, and sales


Wesley Kang cofounder of nimble madeWesley Kang cofounder of nimble made

Wesley Kang is the cofounder of men’s dress shirt brand Nimble Made.

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The coronavirus outbreak has shut down factories and workplaces worldwide, impacting the global supply chain at every level. Businesses in the US are are scrambling to make sales and meet demand, as more people practice “social distancing” and avoid public spaces and mass transportation. 

The effects of the pandemic are impacting the largest companies and smallest startups alike. 

Business Insider spoke with entrepreneurs who have experienced major delays as well as both heightened demand and drops in sales. They shared with us the strategies they are using to move their companies forward.

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