(Zack Heilman | Red Voice Media) –  According to new data released from Yelp, 60 percent of businesses that shut down during the coronavirus pandemic are now permanently closed. Many could not recover after long months of businesses being forced to stay closed due to unconstitutional orders imposed by governors across multiple states. According to Yelp’s Economic Impact Report, as of August 31, approximately 163,735 were closed, down from 180,000 businesses that reported being closed at the beginning of the pandemic. However, the number is up by 23 percent from the number of closures in mid-July. The report also monitors […]

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