Retailers feeling impact of coronavirus pandemic

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Many businesses across South Dakota have either closed or cut back operations drastically in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Retailers Association Executive Director Nathan Sanderson says almost all of their members are feeling the impact.

Sanderson says owners are worried about their employees and communities.

Sanderson says not knowing the future is frustrating.

Sanderson says they are working with businesses to apply for state and federal programs.