Choosing to shop at your local businesses has many benefits.
Here are a few of the many reasons why it’s good to support local businesses:
Local businesses make a positive impact to the local economy;
They support communities and job creation;
They are often sustainable shopping alternatives; and
They put customer experience first.
Here are five ways to support small businesses while social distancing:
Actively find local businesses and new local brands to support;
Buy gift cards from your favourite shops and businesses;
Share your favourite stores via social media;
Reach out and ask your favourite businesses what they need right now; and
Buy holiday gifts from small businesses.