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The city area is truly devastated by American -- -- now crippled by gas crisis this is bad news for local businesses many employees just can't get the world customers can get to the stores.
I'm joining us now is Mitch Modell he's the CEO of Modell sporting goods Mitch welcome to the program.
Welcome thank you I'm saying this area where you do a lot of business -- -- 120 stores in this area correct -- devastated.
Is it turning ugly.
You know what -- -- to get it under control right now we have.
Twenty stores is still close with our per hour and what our executive team members are sort of get your employees to look -- yes get that we set a brands coming from the Bronx queens outlying boroughs into Manhattan so records.
No I mean these stores have just -- and in human effort to get there how big -- -- are you gonna take when you look at your bottom line and use sales not -- and how -- it it could be -- -- million dollars for the time you're done.
8000008 million -- ask -- what proportion view normal revenues that is an eight million is a very big number correct.
That was a lot of people looking at this program right now outside the New York area and they say you're just a pathetic bunch -- yankees you know and how to deal with a little power outage.
What you say to know you know what the key is being com.
The the key is communications.
We put on the phone all -- with -- our associates to make sure you know we stay in contact with them was the most important thing.
Is the safety in the welfare.
It do you think this city is gonna stay calm if we go through a weekend -- no gas no -- That is definitely an issue but there's always as well as get the MTA running and -- puts on the power and will be heavily long has been a script it's your take a lot of brush or does not back yet in New Jersey.
You've got stalls and New Jersey absolutely won't -- through my daughter's online -- by -- three and a half hours getting here given the temperature of the people of New Jersey.
Are not good good under the column right I mean you'll.
Police setting up warnings you have to make sure that the -- winds.
Stay in the control that they don't to a drama would just wanted to -- -- tell everybody else outside the area how bad it is I think you did that it.
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