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America’s small businesses slammed by rising crime: ‘People are afraid’
November 28, 2022
Small business owners detail impact of crime surge on companies
CEO of Goodwood Brewery Ted Mitzlaff, owner of J’s Creole Wings Omar Duncan, and Los Angeles property manager Nejdeh Avedian joined ‘Fox & Friends First’ to discuss how crime has impacted their ability to do business.
Crime across the nation has been keeping many people on their toes.
This includes America’s small business owners — who are taking a hit as they recover from break-ins and as customers stay away from crime-ridden areas.
Goodwood Brewery CEO Ted Mitzlaff joined "Fox & Friends First" on Monday to describe a recent smash and grab at his location in Louisville, Kentucky.
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He said that in addition to the price of his shattered bulletproof doors and the alcohol the robbers stole, his business is also suffering financially due to a lack of foot traffic.
"People are afraid to come downtown," he said. "We certainly see fewer and fewer locals coming to our downtown locations."