Going out of business is never easy, but it's more personal for small, family-owned local businesses. The 117-year-old Harrell’s Department Store in Burgaw, N.C., is a community fixture.
“It has survived changing fashions — it once sold long johns — world wars, the Great Depression and the 2008 financial crisis, and floods,” according to The New York
. “But it couldn’t survive the coronavirus.”
Read the whole story at The New York Times »