May 14, 2020

Alpaca International's Park City Reopening Featured on

"Zia Boccaccio awaited the arrival of Saturday for more than a month.

"The owner of Alpaca International, a Main Street shop that sells jackets, sweaters and accessories made from the fur of alpacas, reopened the store on Saturday, ending a closure that stretched from March 15. The spread of the novel coronavirus forced numerous businesses in Park City to close during the final weeks of the ski season as health officials attempted to halt the illness. The mountain resorts were shuttered, and Main Street suffered terribly as well. Health orders and the continued concern of many consumers, meanwhile, are influencing Park City businesses as they begin to reopen.

“'It’s starting from scratch, completely from scratch,' Boccaccio said about the reopening of Alpaca International, describing taking numerous steps that are needed to operate the store in a retail environment influenced by the coronavirus worries. 'The reality is completely different.'”

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