There is an assumption, or perhaps a fear, that small businesses are going to bear the brunt of the lockdown. That’s an understandable assumption to make as they don’t necessarily have the cash reserves and resources to weather a storm of this scale and ferocity. That kind of resilience is usually the preserve of the big boys.
But if the experience of White Rabbit Pizza (purveyors of gluten-free, vegan pizza in a supermarket near you) is anything to go by, it may be that this whole situation will be the making of many a small business. If they can get through the next few months that is…
“We haven’t had any problems so far,” says co-founder Matteo (Teo) Ferrari on their lockdown experience.
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