Businesses get a boost from in-person schooling | Local Business News
By Brad Spiegel, Granite State News Collaborative
CONWAY — Dave Hausman, owner of Big Dave’s Bagels & Deli in North Conway, has an affinity toward high school students. Not only is the majority of his hired staff in that age group, but he also relies on them to keep the business going after the summer tourist rush.
Procuring shoppers in one of New Hampshire’s premier destinations during the summer season is like shooting fish in a barrel. Keeping that momentum going is the real struggle.
Now that students, teachers and school administrators have headed back to school in person, Hausman believes it’s imperative to reacquire customers who were visiting the establishment before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools.
“Overall, it’s been a…