By FRANCINE KNOWLES, Chicago Tribune
Olympia Fields resident Bianca Robinson is among small and microbusiness owners in the south suburbs feeling the pain from the coronavirus.
She’s watched revenues take a hit at her Flossmoor-based operational management consulting company, Cayden Cay Consulting, which she started in 2012 and grew from roughly $9,000 in revenues her first year to $148,000 last year.
“For most of my clients, we do in-person, two-hour assessments. I have had eight assessments to be canceled so far,” she said. “Those assessments are $1,000 a piece, so I have already lost $8,000 from that alone.”
The company, which has one employee and whose clients are other small business owners, also has experienced a significant drop in its online training classes and webinar business. Read more>>