Businesses worry storm damage may hurt Mother's Day sales | Business
By Alan Collins
CAHABA HEIGHTS, AL (WBRC) - Businesses in Cahaba Heights are concerned storm damage may hurt their business for Mother’s Day.
Homes in Cahaba Heights still have trees down and debris on the side of the road. Crews are working to restore service to the area. At Flowerbuds, co-owner Janet Jackson was shocked by the storm damage but she hopes it won’t affect orders for Mother’s Day.
"That was our big worry as we got back into the shop and got going. People would not be aware we are open and ready for business." Jackson said.
Satterfield’s restaurant also depends on big business for Mother’s Day. It’s the only time they are open for brunch but they are also worried folks may not realize nothing’s changed for this Sunday.
"It's getting out slowly. We are trying to Facebook and Twitter and send email to all of our guests to let them know we are going to be here and have a great Mother's Day here," Satterfield’s General Manager Kevin Moore said.
Shoppers returned to Yucatan Trading this week. While the storm devastation to Cahaba Heights was extensive, the pottery shop still plans to be have a big weekend.
"Mother's Day is hugh for us. It's one of our biggest weeks of the year. If you are detoured from the storm we will be open for business," Chelsea Cash, employee said.
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