With Masks And Gloves, Menswear Store Tries To Bounce Back From Coronavirus Losses

The coronavirus pandemic closed Philip Scotti’s clothing stores for two painful months. The outbreak wiped out all the major events that bring customers to Philip Michael Fashion for Men for suits during the first half of the year: Easter celebrations, weddings, and graduations. Despite that early uncertainty, the retailer’s six shops are open once again. With some help from a federal small business loan, Scotti said the business is hunkering down for a slow recovery, but a recovery, nonetheless. “I feel we’ll survive,” Scotti, the company’s president, said. “I think it will be longer, as far as us coming back to where our volume was.” Read more at Inside Business.