Talk about making lemonade out of lemons!
New Jersey has some of the most creative, resourceful people you will ever meet. The pandemic and its associated business shutdowns have caused our lives to change immeasurably in so many ways. But one of the things we always talk about is the silver lining. Looking for the good stuff that emerged from the wreckage of the pandemic.
For instance, people who were laid off from their jobs or who had hours cut back had to figure out a way to supplement their income. That’s how dozens, if not hundreds, of brand new businesses were born as a result of the COVID-19 shutdown. We spoke to so many enterprising New Jerseyans today just to get a sampling of some of the businesses that were born out of necessity. It’s admirable how flexible and ambitious some of these entrepreneurs are, and we gave him a chance to shout out their businesses on the air. Here are some of the businesses we loved.
Orbit Beach Chair
A unique product that was launched recently is the Orbit beach chair. It swivels 360 degrees, reclines in three positions and is highly portable, with handy padded backpack straps. You can find it at orbitchair.com.