Thank you for taking the time to complete this short survey for the Town of Bristol.

The Town of Bristol is committed to supporting our business community during this difficult time. As the Town begins its phased reopening, the COVID-19 Business Task Force is asking for your help.

The information you provide in this survey will help us identify and support the our business community's recovery efforts. Individual survey submissions will remain confidential. At the end of the survey, you have the option to provide your business contact information.

Please Note: This survey is intended for businesses that operate in Bristol, Rhode Island.

For additional assistance, please email Bristol's Economic Development Coordinator at cvitale@bristolri.gov.

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* 1. What industry sector are you in?

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* 2. Has your business been declared an essential business by the State of Rhode Island?

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* 3. What were your projected annual sales for 2020 at the beginning of the calendar year (January 1, 2020)?

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* 4. What is your sales outlook now?

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* 5. Did you temporarily suspend your business operations due to COVID-19?

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* 6. If you answered yes, when do you plan on reopening?

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* 7. What type(s) of financial assistance have you applied for or received? Please check all that apply.

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* 8. Which of the following best describes your business's funding status for the Emergency Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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* 9. Was the funding awarded through EIDL and/or PPP sufficient?

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* 10. How many full-time employees do you have?

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* 11. How many part-time employees do you have?

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* 12. Did you layoff, furlough or eliminate employees due to COVID-19?

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* 13. If yes, what percentage of your employees?

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* 14. If yes, do you have plans to bring back any staff that were previously laid off or furloughed?

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* 15. How many years have you been in business?

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* 16. Do you own or lease the space that your business operates?

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* 17. Have you tried negotiating your rent, utilities or other business expenses in light of COVID-19?

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* 18. If yes, were you successful?

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* 19. Does your business have an online store (e-commerce)?

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* 20. What is typically your busiest time of year for business? Please check all that apply.

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* 21. Where do your customers and employees come from?

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* 22. Are you a member of any local business groups?

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* 23. If yes, which business group(s) are you a part of?

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* 24. What type of assistance will you need to manage the COVID-19 impact on your business? Please check all that apply.

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* 25. Are there any other ways the town could support you during this time? 

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* 26. Would you like to provide the Town of Bristol your business information?

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* 27. What is your first name?

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* 28. What is your last name?

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* 29. What is the name of your business/organization?

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* 30. What is your business address?

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* 31. What is your preferred contact number?

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* 32. What is your email address?

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