seattle – The nation is ready anxiously for the presidential election outcomes, particularly struggling companies, as there’s a lot using on their future throughout this unprecedented time. Lions Paw Tattoo in downtown Everett is a sufferer on the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Undoubtedly a shock when out of nowhere, we simply obtained closed down and needed to scramble to determine how we have been going to manage. If we’re not tattooing, we’re not making momey and that was tough. That was actually tough,” stated tattoo artist Clinton Wiltse.
With no finish to the covid disaster in sight, and now with the presidential election nonetheless up within the air, Wiltse says all he can do is wait.
“There’s loads of change on the market. There’s loads of unanswered questions and we’re now ready the place we’re simply in limbo. Simply wait and see,” stated Wiltse.
Small companies have been hit particularly laborious this yr; extra so for tattoo artists who’re non-public contractors and initially weren’t in a position to get unemployment.
“They did make modifications to the system so we have been in a position to qualify, though the system was actually overloaded. It was actual irritating for us to get that cash and get that assist. Regardless that it was supplied it was laborious to get,” stated Wiltse.
The presidential election is predicted to depart an enduring mark on companies’ futures, Lions Paw Tattoo is hoping for the most effective.
“In fact there’s going to be anxiousness, that fear like what is going on to occur. There’s loads of unknowns on the market however we will all the time maintain onto hope and do our greatest to attempt to get into a greater place,” stated Wiltse.