This Black Coffee Retailer Saw A 350% Spike in Sales After Being Forced to Close Its is difficult to start a business but it is arguably even harder to maintain an existing business.
For one coffee retailer, the pandemic has brought the opposite effect and increased sales tremendously.
Forbes reported that the coffee retailer has seen an 85% decline in overall sales forcing Konte to drastically reduce his workforce.
As of right now, the coffee retailer has reopened some of its retail locations with a 40% decline in customer traffic.
However, their flagship location in Oakland has seen a huge spike in sales since its reopening with an astonishing 350% increase in e-commerce sales due to stay-at-home restrictions forcing loyal customers to stay indoors.