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By Pierre Bibbs

Merchants talk 2020 Holiday season; Season wasn't hampered due to COVID


February 10, 2021

The Valentine's Day Display in front of Todd's Technology in downtown Malta.

That was concerning! But things went well for Malta Merchants in December.

A couple of weeks ago, the PCN was alerted that the 2020 Christmas Holiday season featured less Malta Chamber Christmas Scrip than in previous years.

Despite the seemingly everlasting threat of COVID-19, it may be logical that numbers were down. The scrip total in the 2019 Holiday Season was $239,368. The total for the 2020 Christmas was $189,490, or a difference of $49,878.

Despite the deficit of almost $50,000 in the local currency, the PCN is proud to report that several businesses in the area did better this past...

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