Hackney entrepreneur has turned the pandemic into an opportunity to start a new business

A new store to support the Hackney food and drink community during COVID-19 launched in just two weeks

By Victoria Gray

The global pandemic has been a crisis for some businesses, but also seen a renewed sense of community and innovative new ways to help. 

Max Fishman opened The Quarter Store, which offers a centralised base for local businesses to have their products delivered, in May. Food and drink from suppliers like e5 Bakehouse, Hackney Gelato, Five Points and Newcomer Wines are available to deliver within one hour.