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Hurricane Fallout

2011_08_fallout3.jpgThough many grocers and liquor stores had a banner business day on Friday before Hurricane Irene, all profits were wiped out by their closures on Sunday and reduced hours on Saturday, according to Crain's. Meanwhile restaurants lost revenue from regular customers and special events like weddings and were forced to throw out perishable food. Danny Meyer's people are looking into what of their loss insurance will cover. [Crain's]

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