Lots of Love for "What's Open" app


Charlene Bisson, AZ Group Publisher, Independent Newsmedia, Phoenix, Ariz., after launching "What's Open" on her sites. She actually launched the app without any listings and planned to put in a few sample listings but four businesses had signed up before she had a chance. She had more than 100 businesses signed up within her first two days.

Creative Circle create the app in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help newspapers deal with the flood of information about what businesses were closed or open during waves of shutdowns.