- July 1, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Like so many other businesses, Las Vegas tattoo shops were forced to close during the pandemic. One shop owner admits it was a scary time. But he tells 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean, business is buzzing again.
Pre-pandemic, people were pouring into Revolt Tattoos, inside the Fashion Show mall, on Las Vegas Boulevard and Spring Mountain.
“We opened on Black Friday, right before the pandemic. So we were crazy busy for the first three months,” says Shop Owner and Tattoo Artist, Joey Hamilton.
But he says COVID-19 brought everything to a halt!
“As a business owner, it was probably one of the most stressful parts of my whole career. 20 years in this business,” says Joey.
Joey says they had to contact hundreds of clients around the world to reschedule appointments. Fortunately, he says his team was ready to handle new guidelines once they reopened.
“A lot of things they were telling us to do or…