Antioch, CA – The Antioch Chamber of Commerce conducted a Covid-19 Small Business Impact Survey to assess the needs in our community and the effects of the corona virus community restrictions on the future of our business owners and their families.
Our quick survey asked three simple questions:
What assistance would be helpful to your business? (Mark all that apply)
- Financial- 82.5%
- Educational- 7.5%
- Legal- 13.7%
- Reduced Restrictions- 42.5%
How has your gross sales been impacted?
- Gross sales are up 5.0%
- There has been no change in gross sales 5.0%
- Gross sales are slightly down 13.7%
- Gross sales are drastically down 62.5%
- I closed my business 13.7%
What is your business outlook for 2021?
- No Change 63.7%
- Relocate the business 6.2%
- Expand the business 15.0%
- Close the business 15.0%
The Antioch Chamber is concerned that 75% of our businesses have closed their business or seen drastic reductions in sales and that up to 21% of our businesses will not be open for business in our community in the future. We must come together to support these vital parts of Antioch.
About the Chamber
Since 1938, the Antioch Chamber of Commerce has been providing services to local businesses to help them –and our city – succeed. The mission of the Chamber is to promote the Antioch Community, to represent and advocate for businesses with government, to help businesses to grow and to thrive through networking and educational opportunities, and to help create economic growth and jobs for our region. For more information about the Chamber, its members and its services, visit www.antiochchamber.com.