Graham‘s Sprout Gourmet, LLC (GSG), a fine dining health food restaurant, is in trouble. The area economy has tanked with the closing of a nearby Solar Panel Manufacturing plant, resulting in the loss of 5,000 jobs. Many of the plant workers were also regular customers of GSG, and their departure from the area has resulted in a serious downturn in business, not only for GSG, but for many other area businesses.
Fortunately, the local government is quite resourceful and is actively seeking ways to lure new business into the area, and is confident that all the lost jobs will be replaced within a year. However, in the meantime, GSG will have to cut expenses to ride out the storm until the economy improves. [Read more…]