Verizon Business Survey Finds 55% of Small Businesses Concerned About Survival Amid Social Distancing Regulations

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sep 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
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Verizon Business today released findings from its “Small Business Recovery Survey,” which reveals the impact small business owners and decision makers feel COVID-19 has had on their businesses. The survey, conducted by Morning Consult, focused on 600 small and medium businesses that are currently open or plan to reopen. This is a follow-up to a Verizon Business Small Business Survey conducted in April 2020.

Further Key Findings Include:

— 55% of small businesses

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