My local shops
How might we transform small businesses in a way that will also work after the crisis?
Owners of small businesses and shops with a traditional brick and mortar business model, having to close down during the COVID lock down
Business owners need to dramatically adapt to abrupt changes in buying behaviours that are likely to last, even beyond the crisi
Find other ways to survive than the gov support, incl changing their business model
A great opportunity to leverage solidarity from other businesses and citizens
Solution: My Local Shops
An online marketplace where the community can support and buy from their local businesses
With MyLocal Shops, shoppers can buy goods and services from their high street businesses, which get delivered in an eco-friendly way - cargo bikes and reusable boxes + click and collect.
Business owners can benefit from the scheme in a simple, quick and affordable way through a common and mutualised infrastructure:
Easy to use E-commerce capability through a leading e-shop builder
Marketing, communication and customer services
Click and collect + delivery solution
A community funded solution:
Crowdfunded by the community of citizens and business owners
Citizens can buy vouchers for supporting businesses