Hey, free stuff! Companies are giving away free stuff and good deals to keep customers coming back.
Please, come back! Non-essential commerce is taking a big hit. Here’s what businesses are doing to take on the economical impact of COVID-19:
- Free internet. Comcast is offering 60-day free internet to qualified low-income households.
- Free deliveries. Uber Eats, among other food delivery apps, are offering free deliveries and cutting fees.
- Prioritizing seniors. Dollar General is strongly encouraging its stores to dedicate the 1st hour of operations to senior customers.
- Employee bonuses. Facebook and Shopify are giving all of their employees $1,000 bonuses.
How Does it Affect My Wallet?
We’re all in this together. Like we said, the Trump administration is proposing a $500 billion stimulus package to put more money in the hands of taxpayers. As the average citizen, we suggest
Meanwhile, businesses are taking matters into their own hands — or asking for a government bailout.
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