LIVONIA, Mich. – There’s not a lot occurring on this planet of sports activities as of late, however lots of people depend on the trade to make a dwelling.
With sports activities on maintain, one native businessman determined to open his sport memorabilia store Friday for curbside pickup.
Whereas sports activities memorabilia isn’t important, John Yu mentioned the sensation of going to work is important to him.
Yu owns Professional Sports activities Zone contained in the Laurel Place Mall on Six Mile Street in Livonia. Friday was the primary time the shop had been open since March.
“It’s one thing I’ve missed,” Yu mentioned.
Yu mentioned he constructed his enterprise on private relationships along with his prospects and whereas he might attempt to promote his memorabilia on-line, it’s not the identical.
When he introduced he would do curb aspect decide up, his loyal prospects mentioned they might cease by to purchase issues from him.
“I like to try this private contact with my prospects,” Yu mentioned. “On-line is okay however you might be shedding that individual to individual contact.”
Whereas sitting at house, Yu mentioned he began to assume he might lose the enterprise he constructed himself when he got here to the U.S.
“I got here from China in 1989,” Yu mentioned. “I labored my approach up and maintain it constructive, maintain preventing.”
Yu mentioned promoting only one or two gadgets a day makes him really feel linked and productive. It helps him know his enterprise will survive.
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