In the Know: 3 local eateries shutter ahead of Irma
September 20, 2017
Hurricane Irma’s immediate impact on local restaurants will undoubtedly have a longtime effect here.
These businesses, especially small mom-and-pops without a full bar to supplement revenue with alcohol’s greater markup percentage, already operate with a slim profit margin. A disaster such as Irma will make a difference to their bottom line and possibly their future operation.