, March 18, 2020
/PRNewswire/ -- Modell's Sporting Goods, America's oldest and largest, family-owned and operated retailer of sporting goods CEO and President, Mitchell B. Modell
is spearheading a private sector coalition and asking the world's brightest and most influential business leaders, top medical professionals and our nations politicians what they would recommend regarding the COVID-19 as it becomes a global pandemic.
Modell, a fourth generation retailer is asking the global community leaders in their fields of expertise to unite and offer additional ideas and solutions to combat the Coronavirus. From WWI, WWII, 9-11, The 2003 Blackout and Hurricane Sandy, many business, health and political leaders have previous experience in handling crisis and now is a new opportunity to have most brilliant minds come together to support our nation and the world.
Said Mitchell B. Modell
, CEO and President, Modell's Sporting Goods, "Time is critical as more cases are multiplying daily and crippling our nation and the world. I want the leadership and experts in our communities to provide serious answers to what we should do as business owners. What does the medical community truly believe and what should people do for those who are destitute, as panic and fear grips our city and nation?"
Modell is currently connecting with the top 50 business, medical and political leaders to answer the following questions.
- What does the American public need to do, step-by-step, to stay safe and be well?
- What solutions can you offer to those who have lost their jobs or seen their hours cut, exactly what needs to happen NOW to prevent economy from slipping from a recession into a depression?
- Do you believe in the concept of a "shelter-in-place" order, Yes or No and WHY?
- What have we learned thus far regarding COVID-19 and exactly do we need to do AFTER we get the virus under control so that we learn from our mistakes and this doesn't ever happen again?
"Together we want to solve this crisis, regardless of political party, religious beliefs, race or economic standing," added Modell. "Transparency is key and we need answers as soon as possible from the smartest and brightest experts in their fields. As a proud small business owner, I see the fear and concern in the eyes of all my customers. I want to use my name and reputation to get answers on behalf of the people I serve and unite together across our nation as we continue to face the serious complications of the Coronavirus," said Modell.
Please respond and send answers to above questions to: COVID@modells.com.
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